We had a great turnout last night, Thursday January 9. Twenty-two Fencers participated in the Intermediate Epee Program and open fencing. We had plenty of room for everyone at our new salle, and we didn't have to put away scoring boxes, reels, tables, and chairs! (And we got a free concert through the wall from … Continue reading Great Turnout for Intermediate Epee!
With the move, our hours of operation have increased dramatically, and we are adding several new programs. Starting this week, our new hours are as follows: Monday: 6 pm to 10 pmTuesday: 6:30 pm to 10 pmWednesday: 6 pm to 10 pmThursday: 5 pm to 10 pmSaturday: 12 pm to 3 pm Our programs listing … Continue reading Expanded Operating Hours and Programs
We made great progress organizing our new club home at the Saturday Work Party. A huge thank you to all the members and their families who helped out. We did a lot of moving, cleaning, organizing, taping strips, and building racks for masks and weapons. And a special thanks to William and Ian Ripley for … Continue reading Work Party a Great Success!
We held open fencing, the Intermediate Epee Program, and Private Lessons Thursday night at the new Salle. Obviously still lots of work to get it set-up, but everyone enjoyed the large space, and NOT moving tables and chairs! See you at the Work Party on Saturday.
IFC is hosting a coaching clinic on January 18 from 9-12. All IFC members who are interested in becoming better at coaching fencers are welcome. The main purpose of the clinic is to develop additional coaches for our beginner classes and intermediate programs. Information about the US Fencing Coaches Association will be provided, along with … Continue reading IFC Coaching Clinic
IFC warm-ups are again available. Below is the sizing chart: Available sizes: Adult and Ladies (jacket $95.78, pants $67.80) Youth (jacket $92.58, pants $64.70) If you would like your name added to the jacket or pants front, add $3.00 ea. Please use the form below to order warm-ups: Name: ________________________________________________________Jacket Size: __________Pants Size: __________Add name … Continue reading IFC Warm-Ups
This year we have the most ever competitors at the USAF Summer Nationals, many for the first time. Great job IFC Fencers! Next year even better, in Louisville. Results by event: Men's Junior Epee (355 competitors): Michael Althardt - 70th Women's Vet 50 Epee (44 competitors): Natalie Chaykina - 22nd Women's Vet 40 Foil (18 … Continue reading IFC Summer Nationals Results
The 2019-20 schedule for Super Youth Circuit, Regional Open Circuit and Super Junior and Cadet Circuit events is now available from USA Fencing. Here is a link to the information.
YouTube Video of the 1958 Epee Duel between Lifar and Cuevas Interesting view of the origins of our sport. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uL9BWkN-Wcg&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR1tCRKncAjzpwjKPSg6DAgfJgAM5iqJeWDSqRJdYNajobInrqLD_y4fGdw
From the USAF: All USA Fencing members are advised that t.124 of the USA Fencing Rulebook, "Unwillingness to Fight" has been updated and will be in use at all USA Fencing events beginning on Feb. 14, 2019, including the 2019 Junior Olympic Championships. This rule change is being made in accordance with the changes made … Continue reading New Unwillingness to Fight Rule Goes Into Effect February 14, 2019