|GRAFA Foil and Epee Camp
|| Mar 15, 2019 - Mar 16, 2019
GRAFA Foil and Epee Camp w coaches Mikhail & Arkadiy Sarkisov
This camp is the third of four cumulative camps to be held at Grand Rapids Fencing Academy during the 2018-2019 fencing season.
The main focus of this camp in on mental toughness during the bouts, tournaments and mental preparation for the competitions, along with tactical and strategical aspects of the bouts. The details of Dr Eddy entire curriculum will be coming soon
Maestros Mikhail and Arkadiy Sarkisov, the head coaches of GRAFA, will be the instructors for this camp. Both Maestros hold a BS degree in Physical Education from Russian University and a Master�s degree in Fencing. They were Gold Medalists of the Soviet Union in 1985, medalists at the USSR Nationals from 1986-1989 and Student World Game competitions. In 2005 Maestro Mikhail Sarkisov has been recognized by US Olympic Committee as Developmental Coach of the Year. Many of his students successfully compete on National and International levels.
Many of his students successfully compete on National and International levels. The Maestros trained several USA National Champions. Several of the Maestros student successfully fenced on NCAA Championship earning �First Team All American� Honor and �All American Recognition� competing for the universities as Northwestern, Notre Dame, Temple, and Cornell.
THIS CAMP IS LIMITED TO 35 FENCERS MAXIMUM.
NONREFUNDABLE DEPOSIT OF $150 IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF THE REGISTRATION TO RESERVE THE SPOT IN THE CAMP.
PLEASE NOTE, DUE TO A HIGH DEMAND FOR THIS CAMP, YOUR PREREGISTRATION WILL BE APPROVED AND THE SPACE IN THE CAMP GUARANTEED ONLY AFTER WE RECEIVE YOUR DEPOSIT !!!!!
Fencers will be divided into age groups and or by fencing experience.
Students should have a minimum of 1 year fencing experience.
Host families of members of Grand Rapids Fencing Academy will provide accommodations and meals.
Lunch for the both days of the camp will be provided by GRAFA.
Day 1 lunch will be catered by local pizza parlor.
Day 2 lunch will be catered by Subway
$250.00 with accommodation and meals
$220.00 without accommodation and meals. (Lunch and snacks provided every day)
PLEASE CONTACT COACH MIKHAIL IF YOU NEED HOSTING FAMILY ACCOMMODATION AS SOON AS YOU REGISTER FOR THE CAMP.
For those fencers and their families who would like to stay in the nearby hotels:
Grand Rapids fencing Academy located in the prime and one of the safest areas of the north past of Grand Rapids downtown. Any hotel within close proximity to GRAFA is a good choice for the weekend accommodation.
Please make checks payable to: Grand Rapids Fencing Academy
Preferred registration method is AskFred.net.
Any question or concerns, please contact email@example.com
6:30PM -7PM Registration. Host family assignments.
7-9PM Open fencing and evaluation of the fencers.
Sat. 03/09 TBA
10AM - 12PM
12 PM - 1PM Lunch
1PM - 4:00 PM Bouts based on strategy
4PM PARENT PICK UP
Sun. 03/10 TBA
11:00 AM -12:30 PM
12:30PM- 1PM Lunch
1PM - 3:45PM .
3:45-4:00PM Social this time fencers must be picked up by their parents.
4 PM: GRAFA closed
Preregistration opens on 01/31/2019.
Preregistration closes on 03/07/2019.