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Potential Benchmark Indicators for Youth Men & Women Saber Fencers

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Benchmark Indicators While the USFA’s classification system for fencers was primarily designed to provide an objective scale for the seeding of competitions, the system is now widely used by youth fencers to mark their progress in the sport.  Being awarded an “E” rating is a major milestone in the fencing life of many youth fencers and […]

American Fencers Keep Good Company in Rio de Janeiro

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Team USA kept good company at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro when it tied with Hungary and Italy with four medals behind Russia with seven medals. Anchored by the number one ranked foil fencer in the world, Alexander Massialas, Team USA finished with two individual silver medals and two team bronze medals. Alexander […]

A Brief Statistical Review of USA Fencing 2015-2016

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NFCR is pleased to provide a brief statistical review of USA Fencing for 2015-2016. It is not meant to be an exhaustive expose, but rather a snapshot into membership, clubs, divisions and fencing activity. As usual we look forward to your comments. Membership Despite increased fencer activity at local, divisional, regional and national level competitions […]