To all who are interested in historical fencing and reenactment. Last month in Moscow, Russia, one of the biggest 15th century reenactments took place– the 4th St. George Tournament, where all knights of Europe could participate in contests of Jousting, Skill at Arms, Melee (Fighting for the banner with the change of teams), and “2-hand weapons” - … Continue reading St. George Tournament
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 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
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
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.
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
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
Two tournaments are coming to our club on Saturday April 24.
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
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