11/30/2022, 9:15pm CST, By Bryan Wendell
Robert Blum competed at two Olympics — the 1964 Games in Tokyo and the 1968 Games in Mexico City.
11/29/2022, 11:45am CST, By USA Fencing
The WFencing Allies Committee is designed to help male allies find ways to actively promote the leadership of women in fencing. In this excerpt, Liz Mayerich discusses what it means to be an ally.
11/15/2022, 1:15pm CST, By Bryan Wendell
Last month, foil fencer Miranda Freedman was among 10 Ohio State student-athletes selected to meet with Dr. Vivek Murthy, the U.S. Surgeon General, to discuss mental health.
11/14/2022, 8:15am CST, By Bryan Wendell
The exact start times for specific events — aka check-in times — are posted approximately six weeks before a USA Fencing national tournament begins. Some in our community have asked why these times can’t be shared earlier.
11/12/2022, 11:15am CST, By Bryan Wendell
USA Fencing is looking for a few good individuals who want to help shape the future of our sport as members of review groups covering events, membership, high school fencing and collegiate fencing.
11/10/2022, 5:45pm CST, By Bryan Wendell
Selina Kaing, an IT services expert who has performed transformational work with some of the world’s top companies, and Ivan Lee OLY, who parlayed successful fencing across multiple decades into a position as head fencing coach of Long Island University, have been named vice chairs.
11/07/2022, 4:30am CST, By Bryan Wendell
Athletes will be permitted to participate in USA Fencing-sanctioned events in a manner consistent with their gender identity/expression, regardless of the gender associated with the sex they were assigned at birth.
11/03/2022, 6:45am CDT, By Bryan Wendell
Giving priority to more inclusive states is just one way USA Fencing plans to show its ongoing support of women and of individuals who identify as LGBTQ — support that is increasingly essential as states pass anti-LGBTQ and anti-abortion legislation.
11/02/2022, 7:00am CDT, By Bryan Wendell
USA Fencing will vote to prolong the ban on Russian and Belorussian fencers at a meeting of the FIE this month. Moreover, anyone who has held a Russian or Belorussian FIE license in the past three years will not be allowed to compete, coach or referee at USA Fencing-sanctioned tournaments.
11/01/2022, 8:00pm CDT, By Bryan Wendell
The U.S. Fencing Coaches’ Association has unveiled the results of its preseason coaches’ poll, which ranks the top third of all collegiate fencing programs and the top half of Division III programs.