Ages: 14-19+*

The athlete enjoys fencing and wants to continue to develop and improve, athlete-driven desire for the challenge of competition, more individualized coaching, greater commitment to fencing, focus on competition as an opportunity to learn and improve.

  • Learn advanced tactics and techniques
  • Fencing-specific training
  • Needs to be fun, challenging and engaging
  • Individualized coaching
  • Continued focus on teamwork and sportsmanship
  • Growth through competition
  • Sport specialization for some


*Note that the age ranges are a general guideline and by no means a primary factor to determine when an athlete should progress to the next stage. Progression will be dependent, in part, on goals, commitment and the age at which athletes are introduced to fencing.