Recent Results and Updates

Camps

Summer Camps 2023

Bergen Fencing Club is one of the US leading Saber clubs. We have fencers of all ages and abilities, from 5-60+ and from beginner to Olympian; new members of any level – including absolute...

Competitions

April NAC

Cadet Women’s Saber: Congratulations to Madeline A. Engelman-Sanz on her GOLD medal , 7th place: Trisha Nath, 8th place: Katie Jeong! It is very unlikely that three fencers of the same club to...

Camps

Summer Camps 2021

Bergen Fencing Club is one of the US leading Saber clubs. We have fencers of all ages and abilities, from 5-60+ and from beginner to Olympian; new members of any level – including absolute...

Camps

Summer Camps 2020

REGISTER Beginners/Intermediate & Elite/Advanced Camps: August 10-14th and August 24-28th. Bergen Fencing Club is one of the US leading Saber clubs. We have fencers of all ages and abilities,...

Camps

Summer Camps 2019

Head Coach Oleg Stetsiv: Saber Coach at Princeton University, an “A”-rated fencer, 5 times NAC Veteran Champion. Oleg also works as a referee, officiating events both in the U.S. and...

Camps

Summer Camps 2018

2018 Summer Camps (@ Ho-Ho-Kus location) Pre-Summer Nationals Camp. June 22-26th Suitable for competitive fencers of ALL levels in preparation for the Summer National Fencing Championship (June...

Our Coaches

Oleg Stetsiv

Oleg Stetsiv

Orest Stetsiv

Orest Stetsiv

Alexey Kuznetsov

Alexey Kuznetsov

Schedule

Monday

2:00pm-10:30pm
Private lessons by appointment
5:40pm-7:00pm
Sabre Beginners Class
7:00pm-9:00pm
Sabre Advanced Class

Tuesday

2:00pm-10:30pm
Private lessons by appointment
7:00pm-9:00pm
Sabre Competitive Class

Wednesday

2:00pm-10:30pm
Private lessons by appointment
5:40pm-7:00pm
Sabre Beginners Class
7:00pm-9:00pm
Sabre Advanced Class

Thursday

2:00pm-10:30pm
Private lessons by appointment
7:00pm-9:00pm
Sabre Competitive Class

Friday

2:00pm-10:30pm
Private lessons by appointment
6:00pm-8:00pm
Sabre Advanced Class

Saturday

9:30am-8:00pm
Private lessons by appointment
9:40am-11:00am
Sabre Beginners Class
12:00pm-2:00pm
Sabre Competitive Class

Bergen FC membership must be active in order to attend classes.
Private lessons are by appointment.
For any Princeton related questions please contact coach Oleg (917) 478-7431

Monday

7-9 pm Group Saber Classes
4-10 pm Private Lessons *Saber *Foil

Tuesday

4-10 pm Private Lessons *Saber *Foil

Wednesday

7-9 pm Group Saber Classes
4-10 pm Private Lessons *Saber *Foil

Thursday

4-10 pm Private Lessons *Saber *Foil

Friday

7-9 pm Group Saber Classes
4-10 pm Private Lessons *Saber *Foil

Saturday

No Classes

The following is the class schedule for July and August.

Advance and Competitive classes in June will end on the 25st in time for the Pre-Summer Nationals camp. After that Advanced/Competitive classes will be combined. They will start July 11th and continue thru the end of August. Beginners classes will run to the end of August.

Beginners Schedule:
Monday & Wednesday – 5:40-7pm
Saturday – 10:40-12:00pm

Advanced/Competitive Schedule:
Tuesday & Thursday 7pm-9pm
Saturday – 12-2pm

Rates and Fees Schedule

Annual Membership – US$ 600

Payment Options:
50% by September 15 ($300)
50% by October 15 ($300)

Special Annual Rate for College Students $400

Payment Options:
50% by September 15 ($200)
50%by December 15 ($200)

Benefits of Membership-

  1. Discounted monthly group payments 
  2. Access to private lessons.

*Membership is recommended to those who will be attending at least 2 group classes per week

Membership fee details-

  • After purchasing a membership there is a monthly group fee that is due at the start of each month.
  • There are 3 Group classes per week for each program.
  • Calendar year for Annual Membership – September to June.
  • For new members only, starting after 1st September membership fee will be adjusted pro-rata till June.
  • Pricing for each program is listed below.
  • Private classes fees are discussed with the coach.

Not interested in Membership?  We have a non-member fees are shown separately, in blue boxes

Beginner members

$400/$500per month or Single class $50, private lesson $50
  • $400 (1 class per week and 4X20min lessons per month)
  • $500 (3 classes per week and 4X20min lessons per month)   

Beginner non-members

$500/$600per month or Single class $60, private lesson $60
  • $500 (1 class per week and 4x20min lessons per month) 
  • $600 (3 classes per week and 4X20min lessons per month)

Advanced members

$400/$550per month or Single class $60, private lesson $50
  • $400 (1 class per week and 4X20min private lessons per month)
  • $550 (3 classes per week and 4X20 min lessons per month)

Advanced Plus (by invitation only)

$600per month
  • $600 – 4 group classes (3 Adv/Comp +
    1 Competitive) per week and 4X20 min privates per
    month.

Advanced non-members

$550/$650per month or Single class $70, private lesson $60
  • $550 (1 class per week and 4X20 min private lessons per month)
  • $650 (3 classes per week and 4X20min lessons per month)

Competitive members

$500per month or Single class $60, private lesson $50
  • $500 – ability to do 6 classes per week (Adv/Comp and Competitive only)   

Competitive non-members

$600per month or Single class $70, private lesson $60
  • $600- 6 classes per week (by invitation only)
  • Floor fee $30 (class after first hour)

Bergen FC members

$450per month or $60 per class
  • 3 group classes per week
  • Private lessons not included

Bergen FC Non members

$550per month or $70 per class
  • 3 group classes per week
  • Private lessons not included

Group classes include 2 hrs of footwork, drills and supervised bouting.

Camp participation and tournaments will be reviewed with Oleg Stetsiv.

Lessons included in the monthly payment must be used within the current month and cannot be transferred to the next month.

Additional private lessons are by appointment 20 min. each $40-50 members (prices vary by coach) $60 non-members

Members can attend group classes in both locations at no additional cost.

Alumni

We’re proud of our fencers accomplishments both on and off the strip. Here are some of the universities our students have headed off to after training at Bergen Fencing Club.

Forms

Coach Request Forms

Trial Membership Form

Membership Application

Birthday Parties

Have your child’s next Birthday Party at Bergen Fencing Club

We will keep the kids fully entertained with some fencing instructions and some fencing games, finishing off with some one on one bout. Kids will have an exciting time. Birthday child receives a free gift. Call or e-mail for details. We promise a great time!!!

Adult Lessons

For adults of all levels, with no prior experience.
If you get serious lets go national and even international!

Bergen in the News

Bergen Fencing Club was featured on a Comcast cable show Neighborhood Journal.