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Foil Clinic with Olympians at Summer Nationals, July 4-5

06/04/2019, 11:15am CDT
By Nicole Jomantas

Women's foil clinic participants with Olympians and World Champions Lee Kiefer, Nicole Ross and Nzingha Prescod.

Olympic medalist Gerek Meinhardt working with athletes during the 2018 clinic.

Youth, cadet and junior age fencers will have the opportunity to learn from the best during USA Fencing National Championships as the U.S. Men’s and Women’s Foil Team Clinics return to Columbus.

The men’s clinic will be held from 4-6 p.m. on July 4 with the women’s following from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on July 5.

Athletes will work with Olympic medalists and World Champions during the two-hour session that also will include an autograph signing and National Team gear giveaways.

In order to maximize individual instruction, both clinics will be limited to 50 participants.

Rio Olympic medalists Alexander Massialas (San Francisco, Calif.), Race Imboden (Brooklyn, N.Y.), Gerek Meinhardt (San Francisco, Calif.) and Miles Chamley-Watson (New York City, N.Y.) and 2019 Senior World Team member Nick Itkin (Los Angeles, Calif.) will run the men’s session.

The women’s clinic will be led by 2018 Senior World Team Champions Lee Kiefer (Lexington, Ky.), Nicole Ross (New York City, N.Y.) and Nzingha Prescod (Brooklyn, N.Y.) as well as 2019 Senior World Team member Jackie Dubrovich (Riverdale, N.J.) Special guest Nam Hyun Hee (KOR), a 2012 Olympic silver medalist, also will be instructing at the clinic.

The registration fee for each clinic is $200 with all proceeds benefiting the U.S. Foil National Teams.

All events will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

Men’s Foil Clinic Registration: July 4
Deadline: July 3

Women’s Foil Clinic Registration: July 5
Deadline: July 4

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