Monday, February 27, 2017

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2017 USFCA Coaches Academy to be held at Keystone College

The USFCA is pleased to announce that this year’s Coaches Academy will be held at Keystone College from July 30 - Aug 6.  Keystone is located in La Plume, PA near Scranton.  Read more...

Korfanty among coaches named to 2017-2020 National Coaching Staff

U.S. Fencing Coaches Association (USFCA) member Edward Korfanty returns as coach of the U.S. Women’s Saber Team for the 2017-2020 quadrennial after coaching the 2004, 2008, and 2012 quadrennials.  His student 2004 and 2008 individual Olympic gold medalist Mariel Zagunis is the most decorated fencer in American history.  The USFCA awarded Korfanty the 2009 Coach of the Year and the following year he gave a saber clinic with Zagunis at USFCA Annual General Meeting.

Other National Coaching Staff members Buckie Leach and Greg Massialas have also given coaches clinics for the USFCA in the past.  Massialas was the USFCA’s 2010 Coach of the Year. Read more about the USA Fencing’s recently announced National Coaching Staff.

Women fencing coaches forum

Olympian and 1995 cadet world foil champion Iris Zimmermann and Rochester Fencing Club will host a live leadership forum for women fencing coaches on August 12, 2017 from 12-2pm (eastern time).  Details and registration information will be announced soon. Zimmermann also created the Women Fencing Coaches Facebook group to encourage discussion among women coaches.


Simple Attacks demonstrated by Maitre Rob Handelman.
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