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Fencing is an exciting sport full of action! Fencing requires patience, concentration, discipline and self-awareness. It's rewards are self-confidence, self-control and emotional strength that leads to a healthier lifestyle.

Chandler-Newberger will provide most of the equipment needed for fencing. We have jackets, masks and weapons. We require participants to purchase a glove and underarm protector, as these are personal items. These items should be purchased prior to your first class or camp.  They are not available for purchase from the instructor.

Fencers wear the glove on their dominate hand, this is the same hand they use to hold their weapon.  The underarm protector is worn under the fencing jacket. A sizing chart for both items is below.

To see an example of a fencing glove click here.*

To see an example of an underarm protector click here.*
*we are not making any type of recommendation on who or where to purchase these items, the links above are for reference only.

For more information on fencing gear, including an explanation of what is needed and why, please visit

We also require participants to be a non-competitive member of the United States Fencing Association (the fee to sign up is $10). You can register for that membership here. Please bring your membership information with you to your first class.

Our fencing classes are offered for beginning through advanced level fencers. Private lessons are also available, please call Michelle at 847-448-8681 for more information on private lessons.

 Spring 2020 Fencing Classes

Due to COVID-19 the start date of fencing has changed from the published version. Please see below for the new dates and fees.

Beginning Fencing

Fee:  $98 R/ $113 NR for 5 weeks
Day/Dates: Saturday,  April 18-May 16
612807A0:  Ages 7-14 years meet 9:30-10:30am
612807B0:  Ages 15-Adult meet 10:45-11:45am

 Intermediate Fencing

Fee:  $108 R/ $124 NR for 5 weeks
Day/Dates:  Saturday, April 18-May 16
612807C0:  Ages 12-Adultmeet 12:30-1:30pm

Advanced Fencing/Tournament Training

Sharpen your sills in this advanced fencing class where Coach Unger will work with you on preparing for tournaments, working with different weapons and teaching you meditation skills to give you the edge over your opponent. If you have your own equipment, please bring it to class. A four-count punch pass is available for those who are unable to make all six classes for just $105 R/ $125 NR (class #612807E0).
Fee for full 6-week class:  $130 R/ $149 NR
Day/Dates:  Tuesday, April 14-May 19
Ages 11-Adult
Time:  6:30-7:30pm
Class #:  612807D0


Fencing Class Welcome Packet

Welcome Letter Fencing Program
Fencing Emergency Form
Sizing Chart

 Fencing Instructor-Diana Unger