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Are Initial Seedings Good Predictors of Final Results in Cadet Men’s Epee, Foil and Saber Events at North American Cups (NACs)?

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Initial Seedings and Final Results The relationship between initial seedings and the final place has been explored by a number of recent studies in a wide range of sports including basketball and tennis. However, there has been very little published research on fencing. In this post, we evaluate the strength of the relationship between initial […]

National Fencing Club Championships for USA Fencing National Tournaments 2017-2018

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Rolling National Fencing Club Championships – USA Fencing National Tournaments 2017-2018 Welcome to our rolling National Fencing Club Championships for the 2017-2018 USA Fencing National Tournament season. The Championships rank all clubs by the total number of medals won by Top 8 fencers at National Tournaments held throughout the year. The National Tournaments include North […]

National Fencing Club Youth Championships – SYC 2017-2018

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Rolling National Fencing Club Youth Championships – Super Youth Circuit 2017-2018 Welcome to our rolling National Fencing Club Youth Championships for the 2017-2018 Super Youth Circuit (SYC) season. The Championships rank all clubs by the total number of medals won by Top 8 fencers at 12 SYCs held throughout the year.  Here’s how the overall […]

Ranking of Fencing Clubs by Number of 2016-2017 Regional Recognition Patch Winners for Regional Junior/Cadet Circuit (RJCC)

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USA Fencing recently announced the 2016-17 Regional Recognition Patch Winners for cadet and junior fencers, who had participated in the Regional  Junior/Cadet Circuit (RJCC). Winners are listed in the accompanying file at the end of the post. The Regional Recognition Program, which has been operating for several years, is designed to recognize and reward accomplishments at […]

Five Years of USA Wheelchair Fencing

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Photograph credit: Mickey Zeljkovic (Zeljkovic Fencing Academy, NJ) U.S wheelchair fencers have distinguished themselves in World Cups, Americans Regional Championships (Zonals), World Championships, and Paralympic Games since the Wheelchair Fencing program began in the 1990s. Prior to 2008, the Wheelchair & Ambulatory Sports, USA, and Paralympics oversaw wheelchair fencing in the U.S. Since 2008, USA Fencing […]

The Journey in World Rankings for Team USA Members – Senior World Fencing Championships, Leipzig, Germany 19-26 July, 2017

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The Path of World Rankings Our earlier post on the Shift in World Rankings for Team USA’s Members at the 2017 Senior World Fencing Championships, Leipzig, Germany, prompted a number of readers to request that we provide the entire path in World Rankings, rather than the last 24-months, by which athletes made Team USA for this […]

Ranking of Fencing Clubs by Number of 2016-17 Regional Recognition Patch Winners for Y-10, Y-12 and Y-14.

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USA Fencing recently announced the 2016-17 Regional Recognition Patch Winners for Y10, Y12, and Y14, who had participated in the Regional Youth Circuit (RYC). Winners are listed in the accompanying file at the end of the post. The Regional Recognition Program, which has been operating for several years, is designed to recognize and reward accomplishments at […]