Monthly free Fencing Class
Every Saturday at 10:00
Glory Fencing Center(GFC) is open to all levels of fencers. The center emphasizes an integrative, group approach to its training system to create a comprehensive fencing environment. This is a united community fit for the recreational fencer. Students in all of the offered programs benefit from the comprehension and attention of our Head Coach Youngho Choun, international Olympic level fencing coach, offers instruction of all three types of swords. Glory Fencing Center's solid approach translates into an enhanced and structured training environment which is beneficial to the growth of both the fencer’s skill and overall enjoyment of the sport.
The realization of each student’s potential is the ultimate goal. Unique to the coach’s approach, the prioritization of physical, mental, and body awareness skills promote lifelong discovery.
In addition to the youth program, all adult and collegiate fencers will be welcomed as a
valued member of the community, with programs tailored to their individual needs
for continued progression.
EDUCATION - 2006, Korean National Sports University Master in Physical Education concentration in Fencing - 1996, Korean National Sports University Bachelor in Physical Education concentration in Fencing CERTIFICATION - Physical Education Teacher's Certification By Korean Ministry of Education - Certification of Teaching Fencing By Korean Ministry of Education
Youth Beginner Program This program is designed for kids between the ages 7-13 who has little to no prior fencing experience. It lays the foundation for physical and technical skills for fencing. Students are given a study guide of skills which will be covered and assessed each week. Upon completion of their skills, they will be invited to continue in the Youth Intermediate Program. Students may join at any time and progress at their own pace. Long athletic pants, athletic shoes and shirt must be worn; shorts or shoes with holes are not permitted.
Youth Intermediate The Youth Intermediate program caters to fencers between the ages 8-15 who have completed the assessment of foundational skills in the Youth program. Athletes will try their hand at foil in a more challenging environment. Students are given a study guide of skills which will be covered and assessed each week. Upon completion of their skills, they will be invited to continue in the Pre-Competitive Program. Students may join at any time and progress at their own pace.
Competitive The Competitive program is designed for experienced fencers who would like to further their skills with a goal to compete at the local and regional level. Expect to compete in local competitions appropriate for their level.Practice 3-5 times a week.
PRIVATE LESSONS During private lessons, the coach works individually with the fencer on specific goals and skill refinement. Private lessons are offered in 20/30-minute time slots. Please arrange private lessons directly with the coach. Bouting lesson are also available. Fencers work on strategy as well as physical endurance in lessons.
Thursday 5:00-6:00 Ages 5-8 Youth Beginner Classes