FIE Sabre Gloves – Required for US Fencing – Our Guide

Sabre Fencing Glove

Sabre fencers must have the FIE glove by October 1st USA Fencing has announced on July 24th 2015 that 800N Saber gloves are mandatory for all USA Fencing sanctioned tournaments starting October 1st, 2015. Since all sabre fencers now must have the new glove, and the season starts on August 1st, the time to order […]

How Race Imboden got to #1

Race Imboden #1

Race Imboden takes #1 Ranking in Men’s Foil with 5 podium finishes. Race Imboden has earned the top world ranking for men’s foil in the FIE World Rankings list. The 22 year old Imboden is a three-time Pan American champion. He competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics and won a team silver medal in the 2013 […]

Vote Miles Chamley-Watson Athlete of the Month

Miles Chamley-Watson wants you to vote him USOC Athlete of the Month! (Photo via FIE/Serge Timacheff)

Miles Chamley-Watson is one of the athletes nominated for the Team USA Athlete of the Month award for May 2015. Vote at: Miles won his first career Grand Prix title at the Shanghai Foil Grand Prix, becoming just the second U.S. men’s foil fencer ever to do so.

Talking with the US Men’s Foil Team – On Point

Videos of interviews with the US Men's Foil Team

There’s a YouTube channel providing some great content – interviews with some of the USA’s top fencing athletes and coaches. Over the past month a host of videos went live. These videos offer a view into the lives of the Olympic athletes as they compete at national and international events. This interview with Men’s Team […]

Blind Fencing – Demonstration at Junior Olympics


USA Fencing shared a video on their Facebook page showing a demonstration of blind fencing: Post by U.S. Fencing Association. Pretty cool! I had a look and found a few more clips, including this news story from ABC News in 2010:   On his post “Learning to Fence” at the Carroll Center for the Blind, […]

Olympian Maria Cerra Tishman dies at 96

Maria Cerra Tishman

Maria Cerra Tishman, a US Olympic foilist who finished 4th at the 1948 Olympics, died on Jan. 24, 2015 at the age of 96 years old. In 1948, Maria earned a berth on the U.S. Olympic fencing team for the 14th Olympic Games at London. In London, Maria advanced through three preliminary rounds to reach the final […]

Qualification Changes for USA Fencing Events

San Jose - fencing

This past year we’ve seen many changes regarding point based qualification paths for the 2015 Summer Nationals and now it seems to be solidified for the rest of the season. For those that are out of the loop, USA Fencing has replaced the July NAC with the July Challenge. What exactly is the difference? You […]

6 Questions for Dagmara Wozniak

Dagmara Wozniak fencing

I enjoy fencing people who run a lot! It’s more satisfying when you set up a party riposte last second! For me the high intensity and high speed is so much fun and a great workout! Bam!

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 […]

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 […]

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