Homeschool Classes

World-Class Instruction and Day Time Classes!

This class is designed specifically to meet the needs of homeschooling families.  Classes are offered for ages 4-adult in convenient 8-week sessions and are geared towards those at a beginner through intermediate level. Perks include: $5 trial class, special pricing, 10% sibling discount, generous make-up policy, comfortable seating, tables & chairs for schoolwork, toys for the younger set, free Wi-Fi and the same professional coaching staff as in our competitive program. All equipment (jacket, mask, chest plate, glove, & foil) provided.

$5 Trial

Home School Only

Want to gauge your child’s interest and meet the coach before committing to a series of classes?  One-hour trial classes are conveniently scheduled before the start of each new session.  For the price of $5 your child can get a taste of what a homeschool fencing class will be like.  Trials will be offered:

Thursday September 7th

Thursday November 9th

Thursday February 1st

Tuesday April 17th

A class for ages 4-7 will meet first and the second hour will be for ages 8-18.  Contact Linda Fantauzzo at linda@rocfencing.com for more information about how to register.

Home School Kids

Ages 4-7

Tuesdays AND Thursdays 10 AM:  The perfect start for “Fencers in Training”: a fun and safe 45-min. introduction to fencing accomplished largely through games.  Come play pirate and build a solid foundation for future skills.  Young children will improve fitness, balance, agility, and hand-eye coordination.  Class encourages the development of listening skills while children learn to take instruction and follow directions in a group situation.  Our coaches understand the needs and abilities of young children; expectations are age-appropriate and FUN!  Cost: $88 (Siblings $79.20)

Beginner Home School Youth

Ages 8-12

Tuesdays 11 AM: an 80-min. class covering the basics of fencing footwork and blade work with targeted exercises to develop the muscle groups and skills necessary for fencing.  Class begins with warm-up and footwork.  Games, both cooperative and competitive, push kids to increase their heart rate and encourage them to think and act fast.  Kids suit up for the last 40-min. for group instruction and bouting.  Proper fencing etiquette and safety rules are strictly adhered to at all times.  Students are tested individually on the skills taught during class.  Cost:  $152 (Siblings $136.80)

Returning Home School Youth

Ages 8-12

Thursdays 11 AM: an 80-min. class for kids who have taken at least one previous homeschool fencing session.  More advanced foot work and blade work for those who already know the basics but need additional time to master the fundamentals.  Instruction in foil.  Cost: $152 (Siblings $136.80)

Home School Teen

Ages 13-18

Thursdays 11 AM:  Epee is the ideal weapon for teens and whether you are new to the sport or a returning fencer this class will help you to progress and allow you the opportunity to bout with fellow homeschool teenagers.  Instruction will be geared to the level of students in attendance.  This  80 min. class is held concurrent with the foil class for returning fencers.

Home School Youth Intermediate

Thursdays 1 PM: an 80-min. class for students who have attended several sessions in the youth program, mastered the fundamentals, and who are ready for more challenge.  Instruction in foil.  By invitation of coach only.  Cost:  $152 (Siblings $136.80)

Home School Teen Intermediate

Monday 1:30 PM: An 80-min. class for teens who have attended several sessions, mastered the fundamentals, and have been invited by the coach.  Six week session.  Cost: $114 (Siblings $102.60)

Class Dates 2017-2018

Four Sessions

Session 1:

Tuesdays:  Sept. 12, 19, 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Thursdays: Sept. 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2

Session 2:

Tuesdays: Cancelled

Thursdays: Nov. 16, 30, Dec. 7, 14, Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25

Session 3:

Tuesdays: Feb. 6, 13, 27, Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27, April 10

Thursdays: Feb. 8, 15, Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 12

Session 4:

Tuesdays: April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12

Thursdays: April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June  7, 14

Registration Options

Online, In-Person and by Mail


Homeschool Teen Intermediate

Mondays (1:30PM)
Siblings $102.60

Session 2:

April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, June 4


Homeschool Kids (Ages 4-7)

Tuesdays (10AM)
Siblings $79.20

Session 4:

April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12


Homeschool Kids (Ages 4-7)

Thursdays (10AM)
Siblings $79.20

Session 4:

April 26, May, 3, 10, 17, 24, June 7, 14


Homeschool Youth + Teen

Thursdays (11AM)
Siblings $136.80

Session 4

April 26, May, 3, 10, 17, 24, June 7, 14


Homeschool Youth Intermediate

Thursdays (1PM)
Siblings $136.80

Session 4

April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, June 7, 14

Visit the club to register in person (hours are 4-7 PM Monday-Thursdays and Saturdays 9AM-Noon) or download the registration form and mail in payment. Payment in full is required in order to hold the spot. Please make your check out to Rochester Fencing Club, and mail to 3335 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Road, Rochester, NY 14623. You will receive confirmation of your registration and parent information prior to the first class.



Please contact Linda Fantauzzo, homeschool liaison at 585-353-5087 (cell) or email linda@rocfencing.com


We also offer classes for 4-7 year olds via our FitKids Program connected with the Home School Program

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