Olympic Sport Fencing Lessons

Learn how to fence competitively in Batavia, NY.

Available Coaches

Erin Karnatz

Foil & Epee Coach

For many years, Erin has been a competitive fencer primarily fencing on the West Coast and has competed in the Junior Olympics. She brings a wealth of knowledge of techniques, tactics, and strategy to our student population. Her focus on self-discipline and self-confidence in class gives her students the ability to succeed both on and off the fencing strip

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Colin Dentino

Foil Coach

Colin began fencing at age 4 under the guidance of time-honored coach, ‘Sir’ John Halasz, from the esteemed Hungarian fencing program. He later went on to teach and become the Head of Fencing at the acclaimed Adirondack Camp in Putnam, NY. He was trained in modern sport fencing by Viveka Fox, a North-Atlantic Women’s Foil Champion and founder of the Vermont Fencing Alliance. Colin has coached at the prestigious Rochester Fencing Club (RFC). The RFC regularly turns out Olympic Fencers, World Champions and is recognized internationally as a premiere fencing club. He has most recently trained with World Championship Medal winner and Olympic Fencer Iris Zimmermann and Fencing Hall of Fame Coach Nat Goodhartz.

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Private Lessons

1-on-1 Training
  • 30 Minute Lesson
  • Schedule the lesson when it’s convenient for you.
  • 1-on-1 Instruction

Semi-Private Lessons

Small Groups
  • 30 Minute Lesson
  • Schedule the lesson when it’s convenient for you.
  • Training Partners of 2, 3 or 4

*Equipment is not provided. Click here to view our recommended intro set.

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Coaching Beginners to Advanced



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