Summer Camp for male and female fencers aged 10-19.
Foil: July 29-Aug. 4
Epee: Aug. 5-Aug. 11
Sabre: Aug. 12-Aug. 18
(limited to 18 fencers per week)
The camp is being held at the Knights of Siena Fencing Academy (KOS)
located at 18 South Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118 (18 miles north
of Albany, NY)
Web Site: http://www.netheaven.com/~kos/
The Coaches will include Alan Blakeborough, Brian Crowley, Rod Meagher,
Scott Braman, Marchia Sullivan, and others TBA
Instruction is specifically designed for the beginner and intermediate
fencer. This would include students who have just begun to compete at the
National level or those who would like to do so successfully begining in
the '96-97 season.
In addition, those fencers who compete in one weapon adn would like to add
another to their repertoire are also welcome.
Each student will have his/her daily one-on-one lesson video taped for use
with own coach upon returning home.
Each fencer is asked to supply his/her own equipment. If this presents a
problem, other arrangements can be made.
Housing will be provided in double rooms on site. Meals are included and
will be taken at an area restaurant.
Typical Daily Routine:
7am Morning Exercies
8am Breakfast and Clean-Up
9am Stretching, footwork group and paired drills (including on-on-one
2pm Crosstraining sports
5pm Free time
6pm Evening activities
10pm Lights out
Saturday: End of session tournament
Fencers must be members of either the USFA or the CFF at attend this camp.
Knights of Siena (KOS) is a fully-operational fencing facility. During
camp weeks, KOS will continue to remain open in the evenings for the use
of its regular fencers. Campers who wish to may remain for extra lessons
and workouts at no additional cost.
Albany can be reached by plane, bus, or Amtrak. Transportation to and
from airport or station(s) will be provideed upon request.
Plan to arrive Sunday before 5pm and depart after 5 pm on Saturday.
Housing can be provided until Sunday with prior arrangements.
Cost is $250 for one week, $450 for two weeks, $650 for three weeks--
includes instruction, lodging, and meals.
In order to register, please send a $150 deposit by April 30, 1996 to:
Knights of Siena Fencing Academy
18 South Main Street
Mechanicville, NY 12118
Send along with deposit the following information:
Phone: ( ) _____________________
Camp enrollment period: ____foil ____ epee ____ sabre
Emergency contact name____________________
Emergency contact phone______________________
Hope to see you there!