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Performance of Junior Men’s and Women’s Epee Team at Designated Junior World Cups 2012-2016

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We continue our series, “Performance of U.S. Cadet & Junior Teams at Designated Competitions” with a look at the performance of the U.S. Junior Men’s and Women’s Epee Team at designated FIE Junior World Cup competitions over the past five years, 2012-2016. We examined the results of Designated Junior World Cups selected by USFA’s Sports Performance […]

Benchmarks for Youth Epee Fencers

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Our recent posts, “Potential Benchmark Indicators for Youth Men & Women Saber Fencers” and “Benchmarks for Youth Foil Fencers” generated a lot of interest, so we have decided to finish our trifecta of articles with youth epee fencers! While the USFA’s classification system for fencers was primarily designed to provide an objective scale for the seeding […]

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 […]

The Veteran Regional Open Circuit (ROC) Market – 2015-2016

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In light of our decision to launch our club rankings for Veterans immediately after this year’s Summer Nationals, we have provided some background information on the performance and characteristics of Veteran Regional Open Circuit (ROC) tournaments over the past year. While there are over 600 USFA member fencing clubs, only 119 clubs contributed veteran fencers […]