Winter Epee Fencing Camp 2022
Give Your Kids a Boost: Consider Fencing Camp
Our Fencing Camps are designed for Girls & Boys 6 years old and up.
Our teaching philosophy is based on working one-on-one with our fencers to develop individual skills in a group-learning environment.
USA Olympian Courtney Hurley has 25+ years of fencing experience as a top level competitor. Her most notable results include a bronze medal for the Women’s Epee Team Event at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, a bronze medal at the 2018 World Championships, and a gold medal in the team event at that same world championships. She was a 4 time All-American during her time at Notre Dame. She also represented the USA at the 2016 and 2021 Olympic Games and is still actively competing.
Head Coach Tommi Hurme has 25+ years of competitive epee fencing experience including 4 years training in Budapest, Hungary alongside the Hungarian National Team. His fencing achievements include Junior National Team member in 2004, Junior National Champion in 2003, Princeton Varsity Fencing Team Captain in 2007 and 2008, Div 1 Nationals top 8 finisher in 2007, 8th place finish at NCAA Championships 2008, Paris World Cup top 32 finisher in 2009, 1st place Kupittaa Satellite World Cup Turku, Finland in 2011, and 1st place Men’s Epee Team Nationals 2008 and 2010.
Coach Claudine Barjak Cardenas has been a personal trainer for 25 years and has been fencing since 2005. She has extensive experience in athlete development, injury prevention and rehabilitation, and positive youth coaching. Her fencing accomplishments include 2014 National Champion, December 2014 NAC Gold Medalist, 2015 National Championship Silver Medalist, 2015 Veteran Pan-American Championship Silver Medalist, and 4 Top-8 North American Cup finishes, all in the Veteran 40 Women’s Epee category.
Coach Michael started fencing at San Antonio College in 2010 and has been fencing ever since. Michael enjoys playing music, video games, and practicing yoga in his free time.
If you’re tired of the same old camp options and are looking for something new, fun and different for your kids, OLYMPIAN FENCING CLUB Fencing Camp is for you. Fencers will learn all those cool swordsman’s hip moves you see in movies like: Zorro & Star Wars –PLUS, develop a keen focus, coordination skills, agility, balance and endurance.
The Olympic sport of fencing provides a great physical and mental workout and is lots of fun to learn to do. Learning to fence is a challenging mix of physical and tactical training that is equally suited to boys and girls. Our fencing program is provided in a safe environment and we emphasize safety rules at all times.
5 day camp from December 26-30, 2022: 9am – 4pm
Early bird and family discounts available!