Final Holiday Sales

Fencing.Net Holiday Sale

It’s the last weekend of Holiday shopping and we’re also trying to close things out for the year here at Fencing.Net. That means there are a few items that are easy to ship and ready to go out the door. You can use all of these coupons on the same order, so stock up now […]

We’re Closing our Doors

fencing.net warehouse December 2014

It’s time for Fencing.Net to evolve again. We’re officially closing our warehouse on December 30, 2014 and migrating all equipment sales to our partners. Why is this happening? There are a lot of reasons, but primarily because my kids are getting older and I want to spend my evenings and weekends with them – be […]

Race Imboden takes Bronze – now 4th in FIE World Rankings

Race Imboden

Race Imboden won his second medal of the¬†world cup season with a bronze medal at the Men’s Foil Grand Prix in Torino, Italy. With the top-3 placement, Imboden climbs to #4 in the FIE World Rankings. Imboden is joined in the top 10 rankings by teammates Gerek Meinhardt (5th) and Alexander Massialas (8th). Russian fencers […]

Kiefer 11th at Torino Grand Prix, Errigo retains Top Ranking

Medalists for 2014 Torino Womens Foil Grand Prix

Arianna Errigo (ITA) won the initial Grand Prix of the FIE season, retaining her #1 world ranking by defeating teammate Elisa Di Francisca in the finals. In the top-8, Errigo defeated Jeon Hee Sook (KOR) 16-6, Anita Blaze (FRA) 15-4 and then in the finals posted a 15-7 score over Di Francisca. Lee Kiefer led […]

LEGO Fencer Coming in January

LEGO Fencer Minifigure

In the next version of LEGO’s popular minifigures series, they are including a fencer among the available minifigures. The LEGO fencer was spoiled on LEGO’s Facebook page but also referenced in the LEGO wikia for set 71008: Minifigures Series 13. Here it is in all it’s glory: Yes, we know it’s been posed holding the […]

FIE Congress – Leipzig to host 2017 World Championships

FIE Logo

The FIE has announced the locations for the Senior, Junior, and Cadet world championships for the next 3 years. We’ll also report on other votes from the FIE Congress on this post. Today, the annual congress of the #FIE decided the host cities of several fencing Championships of the upcoming years: -The 2016 Senior World […]

Videos of the Month – November 2014

fencing in Cinderella

There seems to be a lot of content coming out related to fencing recently. First there are the videos going up from the World Cup events on the FIE channel as well as a lot of animated gifs of great saber actions from the Sydney Sabre blog. I found a few others that I liked […]

FIE Congress may Fix Fencing’s Clock Issues

Shin A Lam (KOR)

The 2012 Games was not Fencing’s finest moment. Just ask Shin A Lam (KOR). The incident highlighted a gap in the rules and equipment related to timing of the match. The FIE will vote in this year’s Congress on the following rules change: Motivation: After the incident in London, there is a proposal to change […]

Qualifying Paths For 2015 Junior Olympics

Greater Richmond Convention Center

Junior Olympic Fencing Championships Qualifying Paths & Eligibility 2015 – Updated November 19, 2014 USA Fencing¬†sent out updated qualification path information for the 2015 Junior Olympic Fencing Championships. Remember that once qualified, the entry deadline is January 12, 2015. General Requirements: Must be at least 13 years old by January 1 Fencers younger than that […]

USA Archery seeing gains from Hunger Games movies

Katniss Everdeen - Mockingjay

On the eve of the release of the 3rd Hunger Games movie, Mockingjay Part I, USA Archery points to growth in the sport, especially growth in female members. Good things to see from another Olympic sport. Here is their press release: COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – On the eve of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I” […]

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