Northwestern University will be offering four summer fencing camps this year. Please see below for details. For more information on all camps and to register, please visit www.wildcatfencingcamps.com.
Two Youth Camps:
Session 1: June 14-17 from 10:30am-1:30pm
Session 2: July 26-29 from 9am-12pm
These are beginner to intermediate level foil camps. They will focus on the fundamentals of fencing, overall motor skills development, and physical fitness. Beginners can expect to learn the basic movements and ideas of fencing and to engage in the fun and unique experience of partner sparring with a sword in a safe and controlled environment. Intermediate fencers can expect to improve their form, timing, and understanding of their fencing tools. Above all, everyone can expect to have fun and learn at the same time! Ages 8-13.
Thursday, June 14-Sunday, June 17 from 10:30am-4:30pm
This camp will focus on competition skills from strip tactics to mental preparation. Excellent for pre-nationals preparation or for developing your overall competitive mindset. The camp will include some technical work, exploration of tactical frameworks, and situational drills and bouts which will provide opportunities to test and apply tactics and strategies for re-focus. Ages 12 and up. Competitive experience recommended.
Monday, July 30 – Friday, August 3 from 10am-5pm
This camp is designed to push each attendee’s level as we start a new season. The camp will focus on improving technical, tactical, and mental aspect of the sport while helping athlete’s evaluate their process to help improve their results. This camp will feature Olympic medal-winning coaches, Mike Pederson and Ro Sobalvarro. Ages 12 and up.