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Our Fantastic four

Enrico Garozzo

Silver medalist Olympic Games Rio 2016

Bronze medalist World Championships 2014

Daniele Garozzo

Olympic Champion Rio de Janeiro 2016

World Champion 2018

Alice Volpi

World Champion 2018

Gold medalist European Championships 2018

Erika Kirpu

World Champion 2017

Bronze medalist World Championships 2014

Our Coaches

Angelo Mazzoni

He participated in 6 Olympic Games as athlete, winning 2 Gold medals.

He participated in 4 Olympic Games as coach of National Team of Italy, Switzerland and Russia, winning 1 Gold medal.

Diego Confalonieri

He participated in 1 Olympic Games as athlete, winning 1 Bronze Medal.

As coach he participated in few World Championships, senior and junior, winning few medals.

Fabio Galli

He participated in 3 Olympic Games as coach, winning 3 Gold medals.

He participated in different editions of World Championships, winning many and many medals.

Stefano Barrera

He participated in different editions of World Championships as athlete, winning many medals.

He participated in different edition of World Championships, senior and junior as coach

About our camp


When and where?

In 2019 the camp will be held in ​Acireale CT​, ​Sicily ​from ​29th July ​until ​3rd of August for epee ​and from ​4th of August ​until ​9th of August for foil.

Activities

We will train​, excluding the days of arrival, departure and sea trip, ​two times per day​. From 9 to 12 a.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m. During the practice, ​Enrico Garozzo, Daniele Garozzo, Erika Kirpu ​and ​Alice Volpi​ will be present and fence with the athletes, give them suggestions, watch them fencing and analyze their matches. The coaches are​ Angelo Mazzoni​ (epee),​ Diego Confalonieri​ (epee),​ Fabio Galli​ (foil), ​Stefano Barrera​ (foil) and other younger coaches.

Costs

The price of the camp is 700 eur. All the fencers will get ​three lessons ​with the coaches and have chance to ​fence with the athletes from the staff.

Accomodation

The hotel is ​Hotel Orizzonte, 4 stars ​with ​swimming pool. ​It includes for our fencers breakfast, lunch ​and ​dinner. There is also for the parents the possibility to stay in the same hotel as the fencers ​with a good rate that is possible to get just by us. A double room including breakfast, lunch and dinner is 75€ per person. ​For booking or info ​contact futurechampionscamp@gmail.com.
There will also be provided different ​excursions f​or those who are interested in discovering ​Sicily.

Training hall

The training hall is “​Palazzetto dello Sport​ di ​Santa Venerina​” where actually trains Club Scherma Acireale. It takes about 10/15 minutes by bus (organized by us) to arrive from the hotel to the fencing hall.

We hope you to become part of our team!


Sicily

Monte Etna e Taormina

Full-day excursion dedicated to the discovery of the highest European Volcano and its beautiful landscape. We will stop at Rifugio Sapienza, where it can be possible to admire the side craters of Mt Etna and a wide panorama. Some free time to discover the area. Afterwards we will move to Taormina, one of the most famous touristic destination in Sicily. It will be possible to visit the Greek-roman theater and walk along the picturesque historical center, famous for its “dolce vita” and the wonderful view on the Naxos Bay.

Sicily

Catania

Half-day excursion to visit the historical center of the town. The tour will give you the opportunity to visit the baroque Cathedral and the main square with the Elephant Fountain, symbol of Catania. Afterwards we will visit the other interesting monuments and streets in the nearby to know the history of this beautiful town set between the sea and the volcano.

Sicily

Siracusa / Noto

Full day excursion dedicated to the visit of the most classical town in Sicily, Syracuse that was in the ancient world the most important Greek colony set in western Mediterrenean. The visit will start from the archaelogical Park of the Neapolis, with the greatest Greek-roman theater in Sicily and the other monuments of the classical era. Afterward we will move to Ortigia, a small island that represents the historical center of Syracuse, characterised by a wonderful Cathedral and the picturesque small streets to explore. Second step of the day will be Noto, destroyed by the 1693 earthquake and rebuilt completely according to a beautiful baroque style, unique in the world.

Sicily

Piazza Armerina

Full day excursion to reach Piazza Armerina, in the province of Enna, and to visit the Villa Romana del Casale, an ancient Roman villa discovered in the ‘50s and built in the IV century. The Villa is today famous all around the world for the beautiful mosaics that decorate the rooms of the villa. Recently restored, these mosaics will astonish you for the shining colours and the complex mythological scenes they represent, hiding still today the real owner of the Villa.

Sicily

Agrigento

Full day excursion dedicated to the visit of the Valle dei Templi, one of the most famous Unesco Site in Sicily. We will admire the open air sanctuaries built by the Greek in honour of their gods, an unique system of temples that mark a very beautiful area. In particular, we will discover very important episodes of the Greek history observing the archaeological vestiges of the Valley. The famous Temple of Concordia, transformed in the Middle Age in a Christian church, is still standing today on this foundations, and will astonish you for the perfect balance of its architecture.