Fees

MEMBERSHIP

The annual membership fee (non-compulsory) is 500 AED per fencer.

It includes access to MKFA member’s discounted fees, a t-shirt, an Academy member patch and a glove

COMMITMENT

Training commitment is important. We suggest attending the training sessions as outlined below to see the maximum progress in Fencing.

Beginners Programme: Suggested a minimum of 2 sessions per week

Intermediate Development Programme: Suggested a minimum of 3 sessions per week

Intermediate / Potential Elite Programme: Suggested a minimum of 4 sessions per week

Elite Programme: Suggested a minimum of 5 sessions per week

Sports Season 2022-2023 – duration of the months:

Month            Duration     Package       Start & End
Sep-2022:     5 weeks           B                29 Aug to 2 Oct
Oct-2022:      4 weeks          A                3 Oct to 30 Oct
Nov-2022:     5 weeks          B                31 Oct to 4 Dec
Dec-2022:      3 weeks         A                 5 Dec to 25 Dec
Jan-2023:      4 weeks         A                 2 Jan to 29 Jan
Feb-2023:      5 weeks         B                 30 Jan to 5 Mar
Mar-2023:     4 weeks         A                 6 Mar to 2 Apr
Apr-2023:      4 weeks         A                 3 Apr to 30 Apr
May-2023:     5 weeks         B                 1 May to 4 Jun
Jun-2023:      4 weeks         A                 5 Jun to 2 Jul
Jul-2023:       3 weeks         A                 3 Jul to 23 Jul

FEES

Group Training Sessions – Monthly packages:

1 Group Training Session with duration 60min: 120 AED per person per training

Package 1 A: duration 4 weeks – 8 sessions: 840 AED per person
Package 1 B: duration 5 weeks – 10 sessions: 1050 AED per person

Package 2 A: duration 4 weeks – 12 sessions: 1260 AED per person
Package 2 B: duration 5 weeks – 15 sessions: 1575 AED per person

Elite Package A: duration 4 weeks – 16 sessions: 1680 AED per person
Elite Package B: duration 5 weeks – 24 sessions: 2520 AED per person

*payments must be settled by the end of the first week of the given month

Private “One on One” Training Session (max 2 fencers):

1 Private Training Session – duration 30min: 260AED (max 2 fencers)

1 Home Private Training Session – duration 60min: 520 AED (max 2 fencers)

PAYMENT METHOD

Payments for the selected packages can be done only by the online payment platform: https://booking.mkfencingacademy.com/ 

*Payments must be made before the end of the first (1) week of the given month*

EQUIPMENT

Full fencing equipment is provided to both members and non-members.

Training outfit:

Beginner fencers are expected to have a comfortable fitness outfit (t-shirt, tracksuit pants, non-marking indoor sports shoes). All other fencing equipment is provided for the first 3 months of the programme. Subsequently, fencers are encouraged to purchase their personal equipment.

GROUP SESSIONS POLICY

Group sessions can be taken session by session or with bimonthly packages. As per your personal goals and needs, there are tailored packages of 10, 16, 24 or unlimited sessions for a period of 2 months which offer convenient saving plans.

If you cannot attend your committed lessons for one or another reason you would not be able to make them up in the future and they will pass unused. We understand that there will be circumstances that can’t be avoided like illness, injury etc. Such circumstances can be considered on a case by case basis and we can, of course, be flexible and come up with a solution accordingly.

Kindly plan well to avoid missing lessons and in particular with upcoming school exams etc. which are very important. With good planning, your children fencing programme will not be interrupted and they will progress steadily.

PRIVATE SESSIONS CANCELLATION POLICY

Private training sessions may be cancelled 24 hours before the scheduled session start without a fee. If the student is unable to inform us of session cancellation 24 hours before, the full price of the lesson must be paid.

We are fairly relaxed about the 24-hour policy, and as long as the student cancels the day before, even if it’s not a full 24 hours notice, MKFA will not charge for the lesson.

NOTE:

Use of Academy equipment:

Fencing equipment is expensive, and MKFA is fortunate to have a reasonable amount of gear for use by its fencers. Fencers who are beginners may use the Academy equipment for the first three months, after which they are expected to purchase their own swords, glove, mask, jacket, plastron, etc. In particular, the Academy does supply electric swords for regular MKFA fencers. Electric scoring boxes, spools are available for use by all Academy fencers during Academy times. Note that the Academy equipment may only be used by Academy fencers.

Please handle the equipment carefully. If something breaks, please put it aside and inform the coach in order to be replaced. There is a charge of AED 100 for a broken sword or damaged glove, jacket, mask, etc (Academy equipment).

If you would like to order your personal equipment please contact us on: fence@mkfencingacademy.com

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