Summer Camps 2019

Beginner Camps*

JUNE 10-14

JULY 08-12

JULY 15-19

JULY 29 – AUGUST 02

*UFA Beginners Summer Camp is for children all ages who have never fenced or started fencing this year. Our summer program provides an excellent opportunity to introduce this fantastic Olympic sport to your child.

Why fencing?
– challenges both brain and body (often referred to as “physical chess”)
– a unique extra-curricular activity
– one of the safest Olympic sports

The camp program
– balance and coordination exercises
– footwork
– basic fencing technique and skills
– bouting tactics
– fencing etiquette and sportsmanship
– introduction to different weapons and fencing equipment
– fun fencing games

What to wear?
– shorts, sweatpants or leggings (NO jeans)
– sneakers with shoelaces (NO black bottom)
– T-shirt
WE PROVIDE NECESSARY FENCING EQUIPMENT

HOURS: 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Cost:
Early Registration (until May 15, 2019) – $200/5 days
Regular Price – $225/5 days
Daily rates available – $60/day

PRIVATE LESSONS are available for an additional charge.

REGISTRATION and more information

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ADVANCED CAMPS**

JUNE 17-21

AUGUST 05-09

**UFA International Elite Foil Summer Camp 2019 is aimed at training fencers who qualified for USA Fencing National Championships & July Challenge.
The camp program created and run by world-renown coaches STEFANO CERIONI, VADIM AYUPOV, MAURIZIO ZOMPARELLI and JULIA KHAKIMOVA.

Elite Russian fencers from CSKA Moscow fencing club are joining UFA Summer Camp 2019. CSKA Moscow is a major Russian sports club based in Moscow. It was created in 1901 in the Russian Empire. Later, during the Soviet era, it was a part of the Armed Forces sports society. Because of this, it was popularly referred to in the West “the Red Army team.” The historical CSKA sports club (a.k.a. “Big CSKA”) is still a department of the Russian Defense Ministry.
CSKA is home to many elite Russian fencers, including Olympic champions, World and European champions.
The club is active in more than 40 sports, and produced 463 Olympic champions for the Soviet Union and Russia, 11,000 champions in local Soviet and Russian championships, and 2629 golden medalists in European and World championships.

Training program includes:
Warm-up
Special Conditioning/Strength Training for fencers
Conditioning/Strength Training on the beach
Stretching/Coordination
Fencing Drills/Footwork
Blade Work/Strategy
Structured Bouting

COACHES
Vadim Ayupov
1990 – 2004 Russian National Team Member
2005 – 2009 Russian National Junior Team Head Coach
FIE Referee since 2007
2010 – 2013 LAIFC Fencing Coach
2014 – present Head Coach and Owner of United Fencing Academy

Maurizio Zomparelli
2004 – 2012 Physical Conditioning and Fencing Assistant Coach of the Italian Olympic Foil Team
2012 – 2016 Physical Conditioning and Fencing Assistant Coach of the Russian Olympic Foil Team
2017 – present Physical Conditioning Coach for Race Imboden
2018 – present Physical Conditioning Coach for Ysaora Thibus
Fencing Coach at United Fencing Academy

Julia Khakimova
1997 – 2010 Russian National Team Member
Gold medalist at the World Championship 2006
Bronze medalist at the Summer Universiade 2005
Silver medalist at the World Championship 2001, 2007
Winner of Russian National Championships (individual & team events)
2014 – present Fencing Coach and owner of United Fencing Academy

SPECIAL GUESTS
Stefano Cerioni
2004 – 2012 Head Coach of the Italian Olympic Foil Team
2012 – 2016 Head Coach of the Russian Olympic Foil Team
Bronze medal at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles (individual event).
Gold Medal at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles (team event).
Gold Medal at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul (individual event).
Winner of World Championship, European Championship, and World Cups.

Camp Hours: 9 am – 3 pm, Monday – Friday
Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Bring your own lunch or $12 to order lunch at the camp.

Cost:
Early Registration (until May 15, 2019) – $600/5 days
Regular Price – $675/5 days
Daily rates available – $150/day
PRIVATE LESSONS are available for an additional charge.

REGISTRATION and more information
info@unitedfencingacademy.com | 818.835.3388