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Learn from the Best: USA Fencing Clinics with the 2016 U.S. Olympic Foil Team

05/23/2016, 6:45pm CDT
By Nicole Jomantas

Olymipans Gerek Meinhardt and Miles Chamley-Watson worked with young fencers at a past clinic in Columbus.


Olympians Nzingha Prescod and Nicole Ross led a session at a fencing clinic during the 2014 Summer Nationals.

Junior, cadet and youth fencers will have the opportunity to participate in a clinic with members of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Fencing Team during a pair of two-hour clinics on July 5 at the USA Fencing National Championships in Dallas, Texas.

The women’s foil clinic will be held from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center. Athletes will work with 2016 U.S. Olympic Team members Lee Kiefer (Lexington, Ky.) and Nzingha Prescod (Brooklyn, N.Y.) as well as 2012 Olympian Nicole Ross (New York City, N.Y.) Kiefer and Prescod are both past Senior World medalists while Ross is a six-time Senior World Team member who is currently ranked No. 12 in the world.

All four members of the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Men’s Foil Team will be on hand to lead the men’s clinic from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Participating athletes will work with current World No. 1 Alexander Massialas (San Francisco, Calif.), three-time Senior World medalist Gerek Meinhardt (San Francisco, Calif.), 2014-15 Overall World Cup Champion Race Imboden (Brooklyn, N.Y.) and 2013 Senior World Champion Miles Chamley-Watson (New York City, N.Y.)

Click here to register for the women’s clinic.

Click here to register for the men’s clinic.

All proceeds from these clinics will go directly to support the U.S. Men’s and Women’s Foil Teams.

For additional information, contact Jennifer Yamin, USA Fencing Foil Squad Manager, at Jennifer.Y.Yamin@gmail.com.

 

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