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How an NCAA Fencer Balances the Busy Life of a Student-Athlete

02/13/2023, 8:30am CST, By Rick Woelfel

When she first arrived at Temple, Cindy Long took on the task of adapting her mindset of an athlete competing in an individual combat sport to the team concept.

More Than 2,000 Fencers Heading to Denver for 2023 Junior Olympics, Where 18 National Champions Will Be Crowned

02/09/2023, 8:45am CST, By Bryan Wendell

From Feb. 17–20, 2023, more than 2,000 fencers from across the country will unite inside the Colorado Convention Center for the 2023 Junior Olympics — the national championships for Junior (under 20) and Cadet (under 17) fencers.

The USA Fencing Junior Olympics: A Brief History

02/08/2023, 6:45am CST, By Bryan Wendell

Long before it became a reliable launchpad for future Olympic medalists like Lee Kiefer OLY, Mariel Zagunis OLY and Courtney Hurley OLY, the USA Fencing Junior Olympic Championships were simply one man’s bold vision.

How to Qualify for the USA Fencing Division I National Championships

02/01/2023, 7:30am CST, By Bryan Wendell

A Division I National Championship is the highest domestic medal available to members of USA Fencing. Here’s how to qualify for this iconic event.

“Blackness in the Movement” Panel Discussion Will Bring Together NGBs to Discuss the Black Experience

01/27/2023, 11:30am CST, By Bryan Wendell

The Feb. 23 event will include a frank discussion of topics like activism and allyship, authenticity, and expanding access and increasing representation in Olympic and Paralympic sports.

Fencing 101: How Do Team Matches Work?

01/26/2023, 8:30am CST, By Bryan Wendell

In the team event, squads of three fencers compete in a “relay match” where every fencer competes against every other fencer in a series of nine “legs,” or bouts. The first team to score 45 points (or the team leading when time expires) is the winner. But it’s a little more complicated than that.

Junior Olympics Attendees: Make Plans to Join Our USA Fencing College Conversations

01/25/2023, 10:00am CST, By Bryan Wendell

Introducing USA Fencing College Conversations, a series of five panels — each offering an opportunity for fencers and their parents to learn more about the realities of collegiate fencing.

Vote For Your Favorite Finalist in the USA Fencing National Poster Design Challenge

01/24/2023, 7:00am CST, By Bryan Wendell

While every submission was excellent, we could select only four finalists. Here are those submissions — along with the stories behind them. Take a look, and then vote for your favorite on Instagram!

Announcing Two Changes to the National Coaching Staff for Men’s Epee

01/23/2023, 8:00am CST, By Bryan Wendell

Franco Cerutti has been selected as national head coach, while Dwight Smith will serve as national assistant coach for Team USA’s men’s epee program.

Help Shape the Future of USA Fencing by Taking the All-Member Survey

01/19/2023, 12:15pm CST, By Bryan Wendell

The survey, open to all members through Feb. 15, 2023, will help USA Fencing staff serve our members more effectively. Plus, anyone who completes it will be entered to win a photo autographed by a fencing Olympian!

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