• MAKE UP CLASSES

    ○ Students can make up any group class or lesson, for group classes in case is not another class available in the same level we can make it up as a private lesson.
    ○ Make ups have to be while the student is enrolled in our programs
    ○ all make ups expired after 2 months
    ○ all make ups expired after June 30th of each season
    ○ for make up appointment is required, some classes are limited in space

  • CANCELATIONS & REFUND

    ○ Private Lessons Cancelation Policy There is a 24-hour cancellation policy for classes. You have 60 days to make-up the missed class. No make-up will be allowed beyond that window.
    ○ Student is sick we can perfectly reschedule the lesson, let us know as soon as possible
    ○ Group class cancelations we offer make ups in other similar level class in case non of our classes works for you please contact us
    ○ Refund or Cancellation, We do not offer refunds, but are happy to change service or give you credit for it.
    ○ Credit or Gift Cards are not transferables

  • CLUB PRACTICE & TOURNAMENTS

    ○ USFA membership is required for participation in all programs/activities.
    ○ South Brooklyn Fencing does not accept dual memberships.
    ○ All members that represent SBF in any event must have SBF patch
    ○ Students are responsible of their own equipment, before tournaments each students must test his equipment.

  • CLASSES & PRIVATE LESSONS

    ○ Class fees do not include tournament coaching & USFA membership
    ○ Families with more than one member enrolled for one of our advanced programs, receive 10% sibling discount in programs.
    ○ Private lessons are available to the club members only.
    ○ South Brooklyn Fencing practices a Safe Sport policy, all our coaches are professional members of the US Fencing Association and Safe Sport certified.
    ○ Private lessons are 20 minutes long and need to be book at least 24 hours before.
    ○ There is a 24 hour cancellation policy for all private lessons, no shows will be charged at full price.

  • COACHING FEES FOR COMPETITIONS

    Strip coaching during local or national competitions is optional.
    Travel expenses for the coaches will be divided between athletes being coached. Students will sign up individually for the events they’re interested.
    It is strongly recommended that fencers interested in the competitive side of the sport to attend tournaments for their skill level. Coaches will accompany athletes to competitions only if coaching arrangements have been established ahead of time. As a courtesy rule, if two members of our club end up fencing each other in a tournament, coaches will not assist.


    ○ No South Brooklyn Fencing members will accept, under any circumstances, to receive coaching from a coach other than our own.

    ○ South Brooklyn Fencing is not responsible for lost equipment.

    Coaching Fees for competitions
    Strip coaching during local or national competitions is optional.
    Travel expenses for the coaches will be divided between athletes being coached. Students will sign up individually for the events they’re interested.

    ○ Local events $40 per event
    ○ Local events groups more than 6 fencers $30 per event
    ○ Regional event $60 per event
    ○ National event $120 per event
    ○ International events please contact your coach
    ○ As a courtesy rule, if two members of our club end up fencing each other in a tournament, coaches will not assist.
    ○ Travel expenses for the coaches will be divided between athletes being coached

  • SOUTH BROOKLYN FENCING CODE OF CONDUCT

    Inorder to ensure a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for all our members, everyone who uses our facility must adhere to our code of conduct. By using our facilities, you agree to abide by this code and be subject to its disciplinary provisions. We expect you to show respect for our fencers, coaches, visitors, staff, volunteers, the facility and the rules of the game.

    1. Fencers must behave in a sportsmanlike manner, at all times. Behavior that would get you a warning or yellow card at a competition, will get you a warning or yellow card at the club. This includes but is not limited to the following prohibitions:
    .Swearing. .Name calling or negative talk. .Throwing equipment. .Hitting or kicking the floor or walls. .Yelling. .Misuse of equipment.

    2. If your behavior would get you a black card at a competition, it will get you a black card at the club.
    Such behavior will result in your being required to leave the facility immediately and includes, but is not limited, to the following prohibitions:
    .Dangerously throwing equipment. . Willful damage to club property. . Dangerous or vindictive fencing. . Shouting matches, Fighting or Threats. . Extreme unsportsmanlike conduct. . Failure to follow the directives of the coaches or board member on duty.

    3. Fencers who are black carded more than once or whose behavior is particularly egregious are subject to suspension from the club and will be prohibited from using the facilities for the time of the sanction

    4. All students enrolled in the low-level programs, under the age of 16, have to announce their class coach before leaving the premises.
    There is no exiting the class without permission, leave early or being picked up outside.





    Thanks you,
    South Brooklyn Fencing