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Class Schedule

We hold weekly classes for fencers of all skill levels. If you have questions about which class to attend, feel free to contact us at

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Open Fencing

Time for our fencers to apply skills learned in class in friendly competitive bouts. Open fencing is included at every membership level. All fencers who have completed at least an introductory class or summer camp are encouraged to attend! 

Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri 8-9 PM

Saturday 12 AM-2 PM


Mini Musketeers

Mini Musketeers is open to fencers ages 5-7. This class is designed to teach our youngest fencers in a fun, safe environment!

Saturday 9:30-10:30 AM


Intro Foil

All students who have little or no prior experience with fencing should attend the Introductory fencing class.

Tuesday 5-6:30 PM

Saturday 10:30 AM-12 PM

Beginner Foil

All students who have some fencing experience or have successfully completed an intro fencing class and who are still working on the skills necessary for the intermediate class should attend the beginner class.

Monday 6:30-8 PM

Tuesday 5-6:30 PM

Friday 5-6:30 PM


Intermediate Foil

All students who have successfully completed a beginner class and who have completed the skills necessary for the intermediate class (as recommended by Coach Sides) should attend the intermediate class. A student may also request a skills assessment and must pass the test given by Coach Sides to be placed in the intermediate class.

Monday 5-6:30 PM

Thursday 6:30-8 PM

Friday 6:30-8 PM

Advanced Foil

The advanced class is by invitation only from Coach Sides for those students who have mastered the necessary advanced skills.

Monday 6:30-8 PM

Thursday 6:30-8 PM

Adult Foil

The adult class is for older teens and adults with a range of skill levels.

Tuesday 6:30-8 PM

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This class will teach epee to all interested students.

Wednesday 5-6:30

Homeschool Program

The Blue Ridge Fencing Center homeschool program is designed to introduce the sport of fencing to Albemarle and Central Virginia homeschool families. Learn more about our homeschool program here.


Tuesday 1-2

Thursday 1-2


Tuesday 2-3:30

Thursday 2-3:30


Private Lessons

Private lessons offer the opportunity to get one-on-one time with a coach. Each lesson is tailored to the individual student, which allows for more focused training. Lessons are 20-30 minutes, and can cover technique, tactics, goal setting, and tournament preparation.  If you would like to start private lessons, or get more information about scheduling and pricing, speak with your coach.

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