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Fencing at Manhattan Fencing Center (Upper West Side) Manhattan Fencing Center (Upper West Side)

Coaches:

  • Brando Messinese;
  • Michele Caporizzi.
160 West 82nd Street
New York City, NY
212-787-8200
  • 79th Street (1000 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 86th Street (1500 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 81st Street – Museum of Natural History (1600 ft) IND 8th Av
Sport class for
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  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.06.03
Kendo at Iaido Jiu Jitsu Kendo Club Iaido Jiu Jitsu Kendo Club
110 #2 West 14th Street
New York City, NY
212-807-7336
  • Sixth Avenue (200 ft) BMT Canarsie
  • 14th Street (500 ft) IND 6th Av
  • 14th Street (700 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
Sport class for
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  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.02.16
Kendo at Sword Class NYC in Brooklyn Sword Class NYC in Brooklyn

Head Kendo Instructor — Christophe Salet, AUSKF 4th Dan. He began his study of Kendo in Paris, under the tutelage of Thao Sensei and Durant Sensei. This dojo was affiliated with the Shodokan Dojo in Tokyo, which allowed him to learn from Okada Morimasa Sensei, 8th Dan, head instructor at the Shodokan and at Nittai Dai Gakku (Tokyo sports university).

35 Locust Street
New York City, NY 11206
718-218-7117
  • Myrtle Avenue (1000 ft) BMT Jamaica
  • Flushing Avenue (1100 ft) BMT Jamaica
  • Morgan Avenue (2700 ft) BMT Canarsie
Sport class for
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  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.04.20
Fencing at New Amsterdam Fencing Academy - Upper West Side New Amsterdam Fencing Academy - Upper West Side

At New Amsterdam Fencing Academy (NAFA), we stress the four complimentary elements in training a fencer: Group work (footwork and conditioning), individual lessons, practice bouting, and competitions.

NAFA offers classes for children of all ages. We also organize fencing birthday parties, school programs, and camps.

Weekly group fencing classes are the core of our program.  The group format fosters cohesion among club members, teaches good sportsmanship, and helps develop key social skills.

Programs:

  • Junior — program for students ages 13 to 18 up offers a two-hour class integrating intricate footwork, advanced weapon control, strategy and tactics, as well as the long-term self-discipline key to navigating a successful adolescence;
  • Youth — fencers aged 9 to 12 are ready to commit to an hour (Beginner) or two-hour long (Advanced) group class emphasizing the technical and the tactical aspects of the sport;
  • FIT Kids (Fencers In Training) — 6 to 8 year old beginning swordsmen engage in an hour-long class that uses the building blocks of competitive fencing to emphasize the importance of working together. First through third graders engage in games and exercises that focus on the development of hand-eye coordination, general fitness, and body movement. While playing with swords.
302 West 91st Street
New York City, NY 10024
212-662-3362
  • 96th Street (1200 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 86th Street (1300 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 86th Street (3000 ft) IND 8th Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.04.22
Fencing at New Amsterdam Fencing Academy - Lower East Side New Amsterdam Fencing Academy - Lower East Side

At New Amsterdam Fencing Academy (NAFA), we stress the four complimentary elements in training a fencer: Group work (footwork and conditioning), individual lessons, practice bouting, and competitions.

NAFA offers classes for children of all ages. We also organize fencing birthday parties, school programs, and camps.

Weekly group fencing classes are the core of our program.  The group format fosters cohesion among club members, teaches good sportsmanship, and helps develop key social skills.

Programs:

  • Junior — program for students ages 13 to 18 up offers a two-hour class integrating intricate footwork, advanced weapon control, strategy and tactics, as well as the long-term self-discipline key to navigating a successful adolescence;
  • Youth — fencers aged 9 to 12 are ready to commit to an hour (Beginner) or two-hour long (Advanced) group class emphasizing the technical and the tactical aspects of the sport;
  • FIT Kids (Fencers In Training) — 6 to 8 year old beginning swordsmen engage in an hour-long class that uses the building blocks of competitive fencing to emphasize the importance of working together. First through third graders engage in games and exercises that focus on the development of hand-eye coordination, general fitness, and body movement. While playing with swords.
59 East 2nd Street
New York City, NY 10003
212-662-3362
  • Second Avenue (400 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Bleecker Street (1500 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Broadway – Lafayette Street (1900 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.04.22
Fencing at New Amsterdam Fencing Academy - Riverdale New Amsterdam Fencing Academy - Riverdale

At New Amsterdam Fencing Academy (NAFA), we stress the four complimentary elements in training a fencer: Group work (footwork and conditioning), individual lessons, practice bouting, and competitions.

NAFA offers classes for children of all ages. We also organize fencing birthday parties, school programs, and camps.

Weekly group fencing classes are the core of our program.  The group format fosters cohesion among club members, teaches good sportsmanship, and helps develop key social skills.

Programs:

  • Junior — program for students ages 13 to 18 up offers a two-hour class integrating intricate footwork, advanced weapon control, strategy and tactics, as well as the long-term self-discipline key to navigating a successful adolescence;
  • Youth — fencers aged 9 to 12 are ready to commit to an hour (Beginner) or two-hour long (Advanced) group class emphasizing the technical and the tactical aspects of the sport;
  • FIT Kids (Fencers In Training) — 6 to 8 year old beginning swordsmen engage in an hour-long class that uses the building blocks of competitive fencing to emphasize the importance of working together. First through third graders engage in games and exercises that focus on the development of hand-eye coordination, general fitness, and body movement. While playing with swords.
5250 Fieldston Road
New York City, NY 10471
212-662-3362
  • Van Cortlandt Park – 242nd Street (3800 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 238th Street (1 ml) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 231st Street (1.5 ml) IRT Br. – 7th Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.04.22
Fencing at Tim Morehouse Fencing Club - Manhattan Tim Morehouse Fencing Club - Manhattan 4 Photo

Instructors:

  • Achiko Lortkipanidze (Olympian and Lead Coach) — Coach Achiko represented The Republic of Georgia in the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. He also won the Soviet Union Championships and earned a spot as a World Cup finalist. Achiko has since coached in both his home country and in the United States. His students have achieved significant results at both the national and international level, including a silver medal at the 2012 Cadet World Cup and multiple medals at 2012 North American Cups (NACs) and Junior Olympics;
  • Samir Mahmoud El-Bakry (Lead Coach) — Coach Samir was a Member of the Egyptian National team from 1996 until 2012 and is an experienced coach with an international coaching diploma from the FIE (Federation International Escrime). Samir's students include 2016 Junior World Champion medalist Mohamed Amer and 2017 Cadet Summer National Medalist Aksel Fernandes;
  • Bartek Florczak (Lead Coach) — Bartek is a Polish certified coach with 14 years of coaching experience in fencing;
  • Luka Oboladze (Coach) — Luka fenced for Georgian national team from 2010-2015. In 2012, he helped his country's U-23 team win a gold medal in the European Cup and helped his team to a bronze medal at the European Championships.

Programs:

  • Musketeers (ages 4-6) — Includes: Unlimited Classes/month (4 classes offered per week), 4 Private Lessons/month (20 minutes each), No Equipment Purchase Required (students use plastic sabers and masks provided by the Club);
  • Junior & Elite Program — Includes: Unlimited Monthly Classes (Within the age range and level of the student), Unlimited Day Camps (Some Restrictions Apply), Tournament Coaching (During Designated regional/national Tournaments. Not International), Entry Fees to TM-FC Club Held "Local" Tournaments, A Station for storing fencing equipment at the Club;
  • Beginner Program — For Youth (Under-13) or Junior/Senior (13+) age categories. Includes: 8 Classes/month, 4 Private Lessons/month (20 minutes each), No Equipment Purchase Required (students use loaner equipment provided by the Club);
  • Adult Program (ages 18 & up) — Includes: 8-Classes/month, 4 Private Lesson/month, No Equipment Purchase Required (students use loaner equipment provided by the Club), 2-Month Commitment Required.
210 West 91st Street
New York City, NY 10471
317-886-8243
  • 86th Street (1100 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 96th Street (1200 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 86th Street (2200 ft) IND 8th Av
Sport class for
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  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.02.17
Fencing at Woodside Fencing Center Woodside Fencing Center

Training - Services Offered:

  • Private & Group Fencing Lessons in Foil, Saber or Épeé;
  • Exercise Stress Testing - Leg Ergometry;
  • Exercise Evaluation - Fitness Check, Flexibility;
  • Upper Body Testing - Concept2 Indoor Rower;
  • Fencing Research - Motor Control Booklet.

Coaches:

  • Moses Sistrunk Jr. - He is currently a Certified Foil Fencing Instructor (Foil & Saber Coach): A Harlem born enthusiast of the sport of fencing since the early 1990’s, Moses Sistrunk, Jr.’s dedication to the sport began at Our Children’s Foundation, Inc. (OCF);
  • Charles James - Trained in Italy, Wheelchair Fencing Certified, Foil Certified with US Fencing Coaches Association.
3911 57th Street
New York City, NY 10471
718-478-5946
  • 61st Street – Woodside (1100 ft) IRT Flushing
  • Northern Boulevard (1900 ft) IND Queens Boulevard
  • 52nd Street (2200 ft) IRT Flushing
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.02.18
Fencing at Cambridge Fencing Club Cambridge Fencing Club

We offer a variety of programs towards all skill levels, from beginner to competition preparation. Beginners are usually grouped by age, but as training progresses, fencers are matched by skill level.

In addition to ongoing training, there are summer camp programs, tournaments, and open fencing.

1434B Richmond Road
New York City, NY 10471
646-425-7366
  • Bay Ridge – 95th Street (3.9 ml) BMT 4th Av
  • 86th Street (4.2 ml) BMT 4th Av
  • 77th Street (4.6 ml) BMT 4th Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.02.18
Fencing at Brooklyn Fencing Center Brooklyn Fencing Center 1 Photo 1 Video

Head Coach Rolando Balboa started fencing foil over a decade ago and began coaching in 2001. He founded Brooklyn Fencing in 2003 and since then his students have won numerous national and a few international medals. Rolando also coaches the fencing team and teaches fencing at St. Ann's School in Brooklyn.

Classes:

  • Child is ages 7-9;
  • Junior is ages 10-17;
  • Adult is ages 18 and up.
600 Degraw Street
New York City, NY 10471
718-522-5822, 347-529-6507
  • Union Street (800 ft) BMT 4th Av
  • Atlantic Avenue – Barclays Center (2200 ft) BMT 4th Av
  • Bergen Street (2600 ft) IRT Eastern Parkway
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.02.19
Fencing at South Brooklyn Fencing South Brooklyn Fencing 1 Photo

Programs:

  • Mini-Musketeers — For 5 years old kids who have never fenced before. Classes are once a week 45 minutes;
  • Kids Beginner Class — For students (from 6 to 12 years old) who have never fenced before or are still working through the fundamentals;
  • Kids Intermediate Class — For students who have mastered the basics of fencing and are ready to begin more competitive training;
  • Kids Advanced Class;
  • Open Bouting — Experienced kids, juniors and adults are welcome;
  • Footwork Class — For kids and teens. Open to any students in group classes or enrolled as club members;
  • Adult Group Class;

  • Summer Camps.

211 21st Street
New York City, NY 10471
929-337-8097
  • 23rd Street (1300 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Third Avenue (1800 ft) BMT Canarsie
  • 28th Street (2100 ft) IRT Lexington Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.02.19
Fencing at Martinez Academy of Arms on East 4th Street Martinez Academy of Arms on East 4th Street

Instructors:

  • Maestro de Armas Ramon Martinez;
  • Maestro de Armas Jeannette Acosta-Martinez;
  • Maestro Antone Blair;
  • Maestro Jared Kirby.

The Maestros are also available for seminars, workshops, lectures and consultation.

64 East 4th Street
New York City, NY 10003
210-330-8670
  • Second Avenue (1100 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Bleecker Street (1100 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Astor Place (1300 ft) IRT Lexington Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.04.22
Fencing at Martinez Academy of Arms on Jay Street Martinez Academy of Arms on Jay Street

Instructors:

  • Maestro de Armas Ramon Martinez;
  • Maestro de Armas Jeannette Acosta-Martinez;
  • Maestro Antone Blair;
  • Maestro Jared Kirby.

The Maestros are also available for seminars, workshops, lectures and consultation.

29 Jay Street
New York City, NY 11201
210-330-8670
  • York Street (1600 ft) IND 6th Av
  • High Street (2100 ft) IND 8th Av
  • Clark Street (3100 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.04.22
Fencing at Martinez Academy of Arms on Grand Street Martinez Academy of Arms on Grand Street

Instructors:

  • Maestro de Armas Ramon Martinez;
  • Maestro de Armas Jeannette Acosta-Martinez;
  • Maestro Antone Blair;
  • Maestro Jared Kirby.

The Maestros are also available for seminars, workshops, lectures and consultation.

100 Grand Street
New York City, NY 10013
210-330-8670
  • Canal Street (700 ft) BMT Broadway
  • Canal Street (1000 ft) IND 8th Av
  • Canal Street (1100 ft) IRT Lexington Av
Sport class for
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  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.04.22
Fencing at Fencers Club Inc. Fencers Club Inc. 1 Photo

All classes are taught by our Master Coaches who have earned Maestro degrees from internationally-acclaimed programs and who have extensive coaching experience with all levels of fencers, from beginners to Olympians.

Private lessons are approximately 20 minutes in length. Group classes are approximately 1.5 hours in length.

Summer Training Camp — Join Fencers Club’s Olympic and National-level coaching staff and our world-class athletes for an intensive training camp on the picturesque 400-acre campus of Berkshire School in southwestern Massachusetts. The camp is open to fencers of all levels and experience.

Master Coaches:

  • Alexey Cheremsky, Ukrainian State University of Physical Education and Sport. He was the National Team coach from 2000-2005. Alexey moved to the United States in 2006 and was named the Cadet and Junior National Team Coach in 2011. Many of Alexey’s students are nationally and internationally competitive. Among them are top-3 Junior world fencers, 7 NCAA medalists, and numerous US Cadet and Junior Team members;
  • Kornel Udvarhelyi, Hungarian Institute of Physical Education. As the Hungarian National Junior Epee Coach, his top student won the Cadet World Championship, Junior World Cup Championship, and a silver medal at the Junior World Championships. His American students have had similar success at the Cadet and Junior World Championships, as well as US National and NCAA Championships. He is a former US Women’s Epee National Team coach, and he coached one of his students, Kamara James, at the 2004 Olympic Games;
  • Boris Vaksman was awarded the title “Master of Sport” at the age of 17. One year later, Coach Vaksman became Ukrainian National Champion and Soviet Union Championship, both of which he went on to win 3 times by the age of 21. In total, Vaksman earned 56 medals in International and Soviet competitions between 1978 and 1983. After moving to the U.S. in 1989 he began his coaching career in New York. Since 2006 as Assistant Coach at St. John’s University, He has lead the Red Storm Fencing Team to one 3rd and three 2nd place NCAA finishes. His recent NCAA accolades include recruiting Ukrainian men’s epee fencer, Yevgeniy Karyuchenko, and coaching him to a 2014 Individual Championship title;
  • Eduard Elterman was born in Minsk, Belarus, and fenced on both the Cadet and Junior National Teams. Elterman came to the United States in 1989. 1989 - 1991 he was a foil coach at Blade Fencing Club in New York. He became the foil and epee coach for New York University, where he developed 12 NCAA All-Americans. Elterman joined the Fencers Club as a coach in 1991;

  • Simon Gershon, Kiev Institute of Physical Education. He was a coach of both the Ukrainian Men’s and Women’s Foil Squad and the Soviet Union Women’s Foil Team (Gold Medalists at the 1986 World Championships). Simon Gershon continues to develop students who achieve international results, including 2012 Olympians Miles Chamley-Watson and Nicole Ross. He was also a coach at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, and has served as the US National Men’s Foil Coach;

  • Irene Gershon, Kiev Institute of Physical Education. She was a Regional and Collegiate Coach in Ukraine and assistant coach at St. She supervises several youth developmental groups in addition to training many top men and women foilists at Fencers Club, including 2012 Olympians Miles Chamley-Watson and Nicole Ross. Miles was also the first US man to win an individual foil World Championship in 2013;

  • Mikhail Petin, Institute of Physical Education (Lviv, Ukraine). Since arriving in the United States, his top students have won a Silver Medal in Olympic Games (Beijing, 2008), 4 Gold and 4 Bronze Medals at the Junior and Cadet World Championships, as well as numerous international, national and NCAA Titles. Mikhail is a former U.S. National Women’s Foil Coach, and he was also awarded the 2003 Fencing Developmental Coach of the Year by the United States Olympic Committee;

  • Sean McClain & Alex Martin.

229 West 28th Street
New York City, NY 10013
212-807-6947
  • 28th Street (500 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 23rd Street (1200 ft) IND 8th Av
  • 34th Street – Penn Station (1400 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.02.19
Kendo & Longsword at Goshin-Ryu Martial Arts & Fitness Studio Goshin-Ryu Martial Arts & Fitness Studio 1 Photo
33 Locust Street
New York City, NY
718-218-7117
  • Myrtle Avenue (1000 ft) BMT Jamaica
  • Flushing Avenue (1000 ft) BMT Jamaica
  • Morgan Avenue (2700 ft) BMT Canarsie
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.03.25