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 […]

The Performance of the U.S. Cadet Team at the Cadet World Fencing Championships, Plovdiv, Bulgaria 2017

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Team USA met with mixed success at this year’s Cadet World Fencing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (4/1/ – 4/4/2017).  Despite silver medals by Christopher Walker (Men’s Saber), Ryan Griffiths (Men’s Epee) and bronze medals by Elizabeth Tartakovsky (Women’s Saber), Natalie Minarik (Women’s Foil) and Jonathan Piskovatskov (Men’s Epee), the Team’s overall performance fell significantly compared to […]

The Shift in Rankings for Team USA’s Junior Squads for the 2017 Junior & Cadet World Championships – Plovdiv, Bulgaria

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This year’s Junior and Cadet World Championships are set for Plovdiv, Bulgaria and will run for ten days from April 1 to April 10.  In light of the response to our earlier post highlighting slopegraphs for Team USA’s Cadet squad, we thought it worthwhile to provide a series of slopegraphs to illustrate how the rankings have changed for the […]

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

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The Cadet and Junior World Fencing Championships is an annual competition organized by the International Fencing Federation (FIE). The Junior World Championships and Cadet World Championships began in 1950 and 1987 respectively and were held in different locations at different times of the year. Beginning in 1993 in Denver, CO, the Junior and Cadet World […]

National Fencing Club Championships for USA Fencing National Tournaments 2015-2016

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National Fencing Club Championships for USA Fencing National Tournaments 2015-2016 The Los Angeles International Fencing Center (LAIFC), the powerhouse mega-club located at 11755 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, won the National Fencing Club Championships for 2015-2016 based on the total number of medals awarded in USA Fencing National Tournaments. With 11 gold medals, 11 silver medals, […]

National Fencing Club Championships for USA Fencing National Tournaments 2016-2017

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Final Medal Count for National Fencing Club Championships – USA Fencing National Tournaments 2016-2017 A Trifecta for New York Clubs! The Manhattan Fencing Center, the powerhouse saber and foil club located in Midtown Manhattan, won the National Fencing Club Championships for 2016-2017 based on the total number of Top 8 medals awarded in the nine […]

The Performance of the U.S. Cadet Team at the World Fencing Championships, Bourges, France 2016

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Anchored by 2016 World Champions, Sylvie Binder (Fencing Academy of Westchester, NY), winner of Cadet Women’s Foil and Geoffrey Tourette (Silicon Valley Fencing Center, CA), winner of Cadet Men’s Foil, the U.S. Cadet World Team for 2016 is the most successful team to compete for the country in a Cadet World Fencing Championship in the […]

The Characteristics of Freshmen Fencers at NCAA Division I (Excluding The Ivy League) Schools 2015-2016

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The National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Fencing Championships at Brandeis University, MA last weekend provided an excellent opportunity for 30 freshmen fencers from 14 Division I schools to showcase their fencing expertise. Four of the freshmen finished in the Top 8 and 16 finished in the Top 16 as illustrated in the table below. The […]