Results from the 2019 Firebird Cup Tournament

The Indianapolis Fencing Club hosted the Indiana Division's Firebird Cup on Saturday April 27. It was a 3 weapon tournament. Congratulations to all the IFC members who participated. Complete results can be found here. Senior Mixed Epee was an A1 event. Congratulations to Michael Althardt for his first place finish, and for earning an A19 … Continue reading Results from the 2019 Firebird Cup Tournament

Results from April 19 Friday Night Fencing

Congratulations to Michael Althardt for winning the Senior Mixed Open Event (for the second month in a row!). Here is a video of the final bout between Michael Althardt and Bill Winget. Thanks again to Hiroki Naganobori for providing it! Congratulations to Colin Robertson for winning the Unrated Senior Mixed Open Event and for earning … Continue reading Results from April 19 Friday Night Fencing

2019-20 SYC, ROC and SJCC Schedule

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.

Results from the March 15, 2019 FNF Tournament

Congratulations to Michael Althardt for winning the Senior Mixed Open Event and for renewing his B rating (B19). And congratulations to Daniel Miller (IU Fencing Club) who earned a C19 rating and Samuel Thomas who earned a D19 rating. Here is a video of the final bout between Michael Althardt and Yegor Lyutikov (River City … Continue reading Results from the March 15, 2019 FNF Tournament

Two Upcoming Local Tournaments

The Purdue Spring Open is scheduled for April 20.  It is a 3 weapon Senior Mixed Open tournament and you can register here. Many IFC fencers are attending so plan to compete. The IU Spring Open is scheduled for March 30.  It is also a 3 weapon Senior Mixed Open tournament and you can register … Continue reading Two Upcoming Local Tournaments

Video of “Real” Epee Duel

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

Take Advantage of the Monday Conditioning Session

Everyone who participates in the Intermediate Epee and Foil Programs is strongly encouraged to attend the Conditioning Session held on Mondays at 7:00. This session is designed to get you into better fencing shape, to improve your fencing, and help you achieve better results! It is included with both programs. Make sure to stay after … Continue reading Take Advantage of the Monday Conditioning Session

New Unwillingness to Fight Rule Goes Into Effect February 14, 2019

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

IFC Ladders Posted

The Epee Ladders are posted here. There are 3 ladders: 1) Open Epee; 2) Unrated Epee; and 3) Youth (Y14) Epee. The Ladder rules are also posted. If you want to be included on a ladder and are not, or if you want to be removed from a ladder, please let me know. Foil Ladders … Continue reading IFC Ladders Posted