|GRAFA All Ages Foil-Epee Camp Notre Dame Coach Gia
|| Mar 13, 2020 - Mar 15, 2020
GRAFA Foil Camp with Notre Dame Coaches Gia Kvaratskhelia and GRAFA"s Coaches Mikhail & Arkadiy Sarkisov's
This camp is the third of four cumulative camps to be held at Grand Rapids Fencing Academy during the 2019-2020 fencing season.
TUNE UP BEFORE NAC IN DETROIT!!!
Gia Kvaratskhelia, Notre Dame Head Fencing Coach, who lead Notre Dame fencing squad to NCAA Champions 2011.
Maestros Mikhail and Arkadiy Sarkisov, the head coaches of GRAFA, will be the instructors along with Coach Gia and coach Buckie. 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 30 FENCERS MAXIMUM.
PLEASE NOTE, DUE TO A HIGH DEMAND FOR THIS CAMP, YOUR PRE REGISTRATION WILL BE APPROVED AND THE SPACE IN THE CAMP GUARANTEED ONLY AFTER WE RECEIVE YOUR DEPOSIT !!!
This camp designed for all ages for intermediate and advanced level fencers. Fencers will be divided into age groups andor by 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
$300.00 with accommodation and meals
$250.00 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
6 PM -7 PM Registration. Host family assignments.
7-9PM Open fencing and evaluation of the fencers.
10AM - 12PM Conditioning, footwork, theory, strategy drills
12 PM - 1PM Lunch
1PM - 4:00 PM Bouts based on strategy
4PM PARENT PICK UP
11:00 AM -12:30 PM Instruction, drills
12:30PM- 1PM Lunch
1PM - 3:45PM Conditioning, footwork, theory, strategy drills.
3:45-4:00 PM Social this time fencers must be picked up by their parents.
4 PM: GRAFA closed
Preregistration opens on 01/21/2020.
Preregistration closes on 03/12/2020.