Pirate Fencing Club
Pirate Fencing Club
"Teaching the Olympic Sport of Fencing to young people on the South Shore"
Ages 7-12 and Teen -Adult classes
Mondays: 4:00-5:00PM(Ages 7-12) and 5:00-6:00PM(Ages 13+)
Wednesdays; 4:00-5:00PM (Ages 7-12)
Saturdays 9:00-10:00AM (Ages 7-12)
Beginning fencing. Students will learn the basics of fencing: footwork, basic blade work, tactics, and strategies. No prior fencing experience is required. Classes are 7 weeks long and students are expected to attend all classes in their time slot
One 7 week class is $200.
Register for two classes in the same 7 week session (14 classes total) for $350
Register for three classes in the same 7 week session (21 classes total) for $500
It is a class structure, with various features of fencing being covered each week so students should attend to every class in their timeslot. Students may not mix and match times or days without prior consent from Pirate Fencing Club. No refunds for missed classes.
Students enrolled at Pirate Fencing will be encouraged to continue fencing in subsequent sessions and begin attending local youth competitions as their skill level improves.
Students are welcome (and encouraged) to attend more than one class per week.
Pirate Fencing Club is owned by coach Rob Charlton.
He has been a fencing coach at the NCAA and club level since 1999. Since 2003, Rob has been the epee coach at Wellesley College for 12 seasons. Highlights of his athletes' results include 1st and 2nd place overall team finish, 2nd place team epée, two gold medals in individual women’s epée, gold medal team foil at New England Championships, as well as numerous NCAA Regional qualifiers, including a finalist this past season. In 2018-19 Wellesley finished at 23-6 on the season, a school record for wins and won New England Championships for the first time in school history.
He was a part of the New England Collegiate Fencing Conference Coaching Staff of the Year at Wellesley twice, and also at Tufts when he was a volunteer assistant. Prior to starting Pirate Fencing Club, he also coached epee at Moe Fencing Club where his athlete made a Veteran 50+ National Team taking 11th place at 2009 World Veteran Championships in Moscow.