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A Visual History of Which Countries Have Dominated Men’s & Women’s Foil at the Cadet & Junior World Championships

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In our visualization, we have drawn a timeline showing rolling five-year total Top 8 results for the dominant foil countries at the Cadet and Junior World Championships using data from the International Fencing Federation’s (FIE) database. We thought it worthwhile to provide a longitudinal analysis of the comparative performance of US fencers and the leading foil fencing […]

Ranking of Top 8 Medalists for Junior Men’s & Women’s Foil Team at Junior World Cups 2002-2003 to 2016-2017

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Our earlier post, “Performance of Junior Men’s and Women’s Foil Team at Designated Events 2012-2016”, generated considerable discussion around our findings that the U.S. Junior Men’s Foil Team has become more competitive in the Podium, Top 8 and Top 16 tableau categories over the past five years, and that the U.S. Junior Women’s Foil Team […]

Benchmarks for Youth Foil Fencers

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Our recent post, “Potential Benchmark Indicators for Youth Men & Women Saber Fencers”, generated significant interest, so we have decided to bring forward a similar post for youth foil fencers! Check out our post “Frequency Benchmarks for Local & Regional Tournament Events by Youth Foil Fencers (Y10, Y12, Y14)”. While the USFA’s classification system for […]

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 […]