• United State Fencing Coaches Association

    Epsilon is a modern, sectioned based design, with a diverse infusion of background textures and patterns. These enrich and differentiate your site whilst maintaining an overall conservative approach, for flexible site application. Read More
  • United State Fencing Coaches Association

    Epsilon provides for full width, custom, transitional background images, in the slideshow position, a full width container, specifically designed for RokSprocket's Features layout. It also has separate options for per panel background and content images. Read More
  • Custom Animation

    Animation provides an extended layout of visual flair as well as smooth interaction for your visitors, to facilitate the seamless experience of using your site. RokSprocket Features benefits from a custom, per-panel array of up to 16 animation types. Read More
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  • Custom Animation

    Animation provides an extended layout of visual flair as well as smooth interaction for your visitors, to facilitate the seamless experience of using your site. RokSprocket Features benefits from a custom, per-panel array of up to 16 animation types. Read More
  • Background Slideshow

    Epsilon provides for full width, custom, transitional background images, in the slideshow position, a full width container, specifically designed for RokSprocket's Features layout. It also has separate options for per panel background and content images. Read More
  • A Modern Approach to Design.

    Epsilon is a modern, sectioned based design, with a diverse infusion of background textures and patterns. These enrich and differentiate your site whilst maintaining an overall conservative approach, for flexible site application. Read More
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  • Background Slideshow

    Epsilon provides for full width, custom, transitional background images, in the slideshow position, a full width container, specifically designed for RokSprocket's Features layout. It also has separate options for per panel background and content images. Read More
  • Custom Animation

    Animation provides an extended layout of visual flair as well as smooth interaction for your visitors, to facilitate the seamless experience of using your site. RokSprocket Features benefits from a custom, per-panel array of up to 16 animation types. Read More
  • A Modern Approach to Design.

    Epsilon is a modern, sectioned based design, with a diverse infusion of background textures and patterns. These enrich and differentiate your site whilst maintaining an overall conservative approach, for flexible site application. Read More
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  • A Modern Approach to Design.

    Epsilon is a modern, sectioned based design, with a diverse infusion of background textures and patterns. These enrich and differentiate your site whilst maintaining an overall conservative approach, for flexible site application. Read More
  • Background Slideshow

    Epsilon provides for full width, custom, transitional background images, in the slideshow position, a full width container, specifically designed for RokSprocket's Features layout. It also has separate options for per panel background and content images. Read More
  • Custom Animation

    Animation provides an extended layout of visual flair as well as smooth interaction for your visitors, to facilitate the seamless experience of using your site. RokSprocket Features benefits from a custom, per-panel array of up to 16 animation types. Read More
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  • Custom Animation

    Animation provides an extended layout of visual flair as well as smooth interaction for your visitors, to facilitate the seamless experience of using your site. RokSprocket Features benefits from a custom, per-panel array of up to 16 animation types. Read More
  • Background Slideshow

    Epsilon provides for full width, custom, transitional background images, in the slideshow position, a full width container, specifically designed for RokSprocket's Features layout. It also has separate options for per panel background and content images. Read More
  • A Modern Approach to Design.

    Epsilon is a modern, sectioned based design, with a diverse infusion of background textures and patterns. These enrich and differentiate your site whilst maintaining an overall conservative approach, for flexible site application. Read More
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  • WFencing online clinic

    Meet weekly for five weeks on Wednesdays, 1-2pm, October 7th-Nov 4th and join other coaches committed to exploring and helping each other develop. Experiment in an online collaborative learning environment using video and break-out sessions.

    All participants (male and female) are welcome.
    Cost: If you are not a member of WFencing, but you are a USFCA member then the cost is $30 (which is applied toward your WFencing membership), if you are a WFencing member you can register and attend for free, non-members of both organizations pay $40 ($30 will be applied to a WFencing membership)
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  • Level 1 Mangiarotti Sabre Clinic

    A 5 hour clinic introducing coaches to sabre concepts taught by Maestro Edoardo Mangiarotti. This is Italian Sabre from the 1960s - changes in the rules have made some footwork obsolete, but it remains a solid introduction to the sabre for anyone looking for a unified approach to the weapon and a step in understanding where sabre is today. The clinic will be conducted on Zoom and will include both blade and footwork. Cost: $35 USFCA members | $45 non-members Read More
  • COACHES ACADEMY 2020

    The coaches academy in Beaverton, Oregon has been CANCELED. We are currently working in providing a virtual alternative to the academy, we will post the information in the website as soon as is available, thanks and sorry for the inconvenience.
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  • COVID-19 ONLINE INSTRUCTIONS

    We are living an unprecedented situation. COVID-19 has threatened to our on-site fencing activities and WE MUST ADAPT. This article is meant for those fencing club owners that need some guidance or ideas on how to create involving online activities targeted to our fencers. We need to see this as an opportunity to reach our fencers in a different meaningful way. Social distancing can mean a further development on fencing with a different twist. Read More
  • Online Coaching Education

    The United States Fencing Coaches Association (USFCA) is proud to partner with Human Kinetics Coach Education to improve coaching knowledge and skills with online training for its member coaches. Read More
  • UPCOMING COACHING CLINIC

    27 Sep 2020 - Level 1 Mangiarotti Sabre Clinic

    Online

    A 5 hour clinic introducing coaches to sabre concepts taught by Maestro Edoardo Mangiarotti. This is Italian Sabre from the 1960s - changes in the rules have made some footwork ...

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  • TRAINING. CERTIFICATION. COLLABORATION. SAFETY.

    The United States Fencing Coaches Association is dedicated to the growth and development of better fencing through better coaching by improving the quality of fencing instruction and supporting fencing coaches in the United States. USFCA members who are actively coaching should be SafeSport certified. Read More
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  • Upcoming Events
  • Membership Benefits
  • Training and Courses
  • Certification
  • Continuing Education
27 Sep 2020 - Level 1 Mangiarotti Sabre Clinic [ Online ]
01 Oct 2020 - Level 1 Mangiarotti Sabre Clinic [ Online ]
04 Oct 2020 - Level 1 Mangiarotti Sabre Clinic [ Online ]
07 Oct 2020 - WFencing Collaborative Fall Clinic [ online ]
08 Oct 2020 - Level 1 Mangiarotti Sabre Clinic [ Online ]
11 Oct 2020 - Level 1 Mangiarotti Sabre Clinic [ Online ]
14 Oct 2020 - WFencing Collaborative Fall Clinic [ online ]

US Fencing Coaches Association Membership

The US Fencing Coaches Association is the only organization in the United States dedicated to the needs, interests and promotion of fencing coaches by providing instruction and support to coaches, and nationally & internationally recognized certification We encourage and welcome fencers, administrators, parents and anyone who loves the sport to join the USFCA and contribute to the growth of the sport. Benefits available to members include continuing education opportunities, coaching clinics, certifications, and more.

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Learning Materials

To prepare you for testing at any of the four certification levels as a fencing coach, we provide a collection of training and coaching materials in the form of articles and videos, as well as how-to guides and checklists for each written or practical exam. Courses are available in your membership portal and are included in the purchase of an exam.

For more information about the certification levels and examination process, click here.

US Fencing Coaches Association Membership

One of the core benefits of membership in the Coaches Association is the opportunity to become certified, or increase your certification level. The USFCA examines and certifies coaches at the four levels recognized internationally by the Academie d'Armes International (AAI) and its member organizations. This program is supervised by the Certification and Accreditation Board, consisting of Fencing Masters elected by other member Fencing Masters. The USFCA certification program provides the fencing coach or teacher a measurement of his or her knowledge and ability through an examination process and certification program.

Certification is granted to individual coaches on four levels: Assistant Moniteur, Moniteur, Prévôt, and Fencing Master. For more information about the certification levels and examination process, click here.

US Fencing Coaches Association Education

You'll have access to an archive of thesis papers from previous Masters candidates and continuing education opportunities through a series of in-person clinics and events. The USFCA hosts both national and regional coaching clinics, featuring many of the top coaches and professionals from the US and around the world.

Additionally, USFCA members (including those who join at the clinic) will be awarded CEU credits for their time spent at the clinic.

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    USFCA Members enjoy a unique set of benefits, unavailable through any other coaching or fencing organizations.

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