This is an Olympic sport hundreds of years in the making, founded upon historical context, and popularized in countless books & movies. Kids and adults love to fence because it is a challenging game of "physical chess." In reality, fencing is a complex, dynamic, as well as technical and tactical, multidimensional sport." The study of fencing yields increased fitness, as well as improved executive functioning, decision-making, and problem-solving skills. Fencing is a sport for life.
Why WAY/DFA Fencing?
Directed by DFA's Olympian/Harvard Coach Jed Dupree and Four-time All American Patrick Durkan. Our unified fencing program draws out the best of what each student has to offer, not only in sport but equally, in character. We specialize in athletic development and follow a pedagogical approach to teach the sport of fencing. At WAY we pave a clear path forward for the aspiring first-time swordsman to the college-bound athlete.
Whether you're looking for a new sport or "your sport," we'll help you find your WAY. We've welcomed many parents who are seeking a sport that resonates with their child as well as ones whose children are seasoned athletes seeking a new experience. Regardless of age or athletic ability, it's never too late to draw your sword!
New to fencing? Try a free week with no obligation.
Contact us and we'll set up an appropriate schedule based on your age and have you crossing swords in no time.