Are you ready for a challenge? Are you looking for something fast & athletic? If so, the sport of fencing is here for you! Fencing is like a physical game of chess that takes strategy.
Being involved in this program will provide students the opportunity to participate in a group setting where friendships are made and true sportsmanship is encouraged.
Come on out and learn self-discipline, gain quick reflexes, and compete independently in a team environment. You are guaranteed to gain a sense of accomplishment, make complex decisions, analyze problems, and most importantly, think fast on your feet!
Igor Gantsevich’s decade as an elite athlete and National Fencing Team member culminated in 2008 when he won a bronze team medal at an International Grand Prix – the first of its kind in Canadian history. He finished his career on a high note with a bronze medal in Men’s Team Épée at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara.
Moving from an athlete role, Igor is becoming a major force in the development of fencing in Canada and throughout world. He is currently the President of Dynamo Fencing Club – one of Canada’s top fencing clubs.
Since 2013, Igor has exposed the sport of fencing to over 10,000 children across the lower mainland of British Columbia, and as a result, he now instructs over 500 full time students on a weekly basis.
Start Date: September 8, 2016
Time: 3:30-4:45 p.m.
End Date: June 15, 2017
A written paragraph by the applicant stating why he or she is interested in the program.
Refund Policy: If a student withdraws prior to the course start date, a full refund, less a $100 administrative fee, will be given.
For more information:
École Pauline Johnson
Ignite Your Passion program