Respect, Honor, and the

OLYMPIC SPORT of FENCING!

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Member Club US Fencing Association (USFA) 

US Fencing Coaches Association (USFCA) Center of Excellence Fencing Club

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ABOUT US

Looking for a sport that challenges both the body and mind?

VANDERWEGE ACADEMIE provides all levels of fencing lessons for those in the

I-35 corridor (Austin, Kyle, San Marcos, Wimberly and San Antonio). Maestro Gary M. van der Wege has many years of elite international fencing experience, and has achieved the highest level of professional coaching certification awarded (Fencing Master).

  Check out our various options and feel free to contact us for your chance to try OLYMPIC or PARALYMPIC SPORT FENCING.

A V A I L A B L E   C L A S S E S

Equipment provided for all camps and classes.
All participants should have basic $10 minimum membership in USA Fencing for insurance/liability.

KYLE

ALL CLASSES
$75.00 per Month

Equipment Provided


Youth Foil Class
Tuesday | 
6:30 to 8:00 PM

Adult Foil
Monday | 6:30 to 8:00 PM

High School Foil

Thursday | 6:30 to 8:00 PM
 
LOCATED at the Kyle United Methodist Church. Lockhart St.

SAN MARCOS

Due to COVID, we are only offering Summer Camps through the San Marcos Parks and Recreation. We may return to offering on-going classes at a later date.

Beginner Camp

Ages 9-13 | June 14-17

Mon-Thur | Noon - 2:30 PM

Intermediate Camp

Ages 10-15 | June 26-29

Mon-Thur | Noon - 2:30 PM

Intermediate/Advanced Camp

Ages 15+ | august 2-5

Mon-Thur | Noon - 3:00 PM

LOCATED at the San Marcos Rec Hall

SAN ANTONIO

Our Adult Coaching Staff are all certified by the US Center for SafeSport and have passed all background checks as required by USA Fencing.

FOR

EVERYONE

Family Discounts Available

Private Lessons

Available to Competitive Fencers and Mobility Impaired (wheelchair)

By Appointment

Due to COVID, we have had to suspend our HOMESCHOOL Fencing Classes.  We hope to reinstate these classes in the Fall of 2021.

WANT MORE INFORMATION?

Due to COVID, we are are unable to offer our Community Fencing Classes through the University of the Incarnate Word Wellness Program.

 

We hope to return to offering on-going classes at a later date.

THE COACHING STAFF

Train with the Best

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Maestro

Gary Vanderwege

Gary teaches Foil, Epee and Sabre to the young and not-so-young. He takes pride in teaching HONOR and RESPECT along with the skills and tactics of Olympic Sport Fencing.

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Asst. Coach

Ting Chang-Vanderwege

Coach Ting serves as an assistant coach at our Kyle location. She enjoys working with kids, attends USFCA Coaching Clinics, and has competed in numerous events across the country. She provides computer Bout Committee services and is a Professional Member of USA Fencing.

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