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The Adult Beginner fencing program is provided for students 17+ years old who have never fenced before. This fencing class introduces participants to the sport of fencing and gives them the basic fundamentals needed to start fencing and develop basic skills.
The Youth Beginner fencing program is provided for any students 7-14 years old who have never fenced before. This fencing class introduces participants to the sport of fencing and gives them the basic fundamentals needed to start fencing and develop basic skills.
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This class focuses on tactical strategies, a greater understanding of the rules, and holds the student to a higher physical demand. Intermediate students will spend equal time observing, refereeing, fencing, and physical training. Technical and tactical drills in a group setting will provide an increased repertoire of fencing skills.
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This program will provide determined fencers with highest level of competitive training with everything from strength training to sport psychology. Intensive conditioning, footwork, drills, tactical fencing and individual lessons with the coach
The Utah Swords Academy opened in Salt Lake City, in January 2003. It is Utah's first International competitive fencing club, with a mission to make the excitement and joy of fencing more accessible to Utans of all ages. to help people discover, enjoy, and advance in the sport of fencing. We not only aim to develop fencer's technical skills but we also focus on physical fitness.
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Sergei has more than 20 years of experience as a fencer and 30 years of experience as a coach. As a competitive fencer, Sergei won multiple times Read more…
Konstantin started fencing at age 13. He has been a competitive fencer since 1997. Trained with a famous Ukrainian coaches Vitalui Voitov and Sergei Gritsaev, who helped him to become a National Champion in 2000, and member of Cadet National Sabre Team. Read more…
Y14 fencer Kiera Barnes started strong in Cadet Women’s Saber Friday, Feb. 17, winning 5/6 pool bouts, only losing 5-3 to the #12 Cadet fencer in the nation. After a bye and a DE win, she lost in the round of 64, finishing 38/162. This earns her cadet points which trickle down to Y14. Early Read more about Strong Showing by Saber Fencers at Junior Olympic Championships[…]
Will Nikolai placed 15/99 in DIV1MS, just missing a trip to the medals rounds and an A rating. He did, however, update his Classification from B14 to B16 and earn serious national points which trickle down into Junior. This qualifies him for Junior and DIV1 National Championships and for both events at the July Challenge. Read more about Top 16 for William Nikolai in Division 1 Richmond VA[…]
Congratulations to Kelly taking 6th place on Nationals in Richmond VA. Ps. – better work harder )))
Dima (Happy belated birthday!) and Sergey Makogon, Will Nikolai, and Kelly Dewsnup are at the December NAC in Richmond, VA. On Friday, Dima finished 11/55 in DIV1AMF, being eliminated by the silver medalist, and Sergey won a top 8 medal finishing 6/18 in V40MF, losing 10-8 (veterans fence to 10 points) to the silver medalist. Read more about Dima and Sergey first medals and results from Nationals[…]
We had a great showing at this tournament and some impressive placing. Congrats to all that participated. (I’ve included Park City Fencers because they are training with us while their coach recovers from surgery.) (region IV) 09/24/2016 – 09/25/2016 San Diego Fencing Center: Escondido, CA Cadet (U17) Men’s Foil: 43 Competitors, a C2 Event Place Read more about 2016 SDFC RJCC Challenge Results[…]
Some may say fencing is like a dance. “It’s a very awkward dance, but yes it is a dance,” said Thomas as he took a fencing lesson at Utah Swords Academy in Salt Lake City. It’s not the dancing part Thomas loves. “It’s exercise and it’s fun,” he said. Then again, with Thomas, just about Read more about USAFC and KSL 5 Wednesday’s Child – Thomas[…]
Here is what we found online- “Por su parte, KELLY Dewsnup sumó otra dorada para los norteamericanos, después que venciera 10-7 a la también estadounidense Natalia Oblonsky en el Sable Femenino de la categoría Pre-veterano.” which roughly translates as Kelly Dewsnup added another Gold Medal to the USA’s haul at the youth/veteran Pan Am Games Read more about Kelly Dewsnup won Gold Medal at Puerto Rico Pre-Veteran competitions[…]
RENEW US FENCING MEMBERSHIP NOW Renew your USA Fencing national membership NOW. (Or get one if you don’t have it yet.) –Please note this membership is separate from your club tuition and not administered by the club. It is club policy that all participants have at least a non-competitive membership. If you plan to compete Read more about Current Fencers Must renew membership[…]