San Antonio Living Learns to Fence

San Antonio Living learns to fence at Olympian Fencing Club. The exclusive event occurred this week as Alanna Sarabia and the team from San Antonio Living decided to stop by the club and try on their epee glove and mask. The camera crew and reporter came ready to learn and eager to take on the new challenge as the 2012 London Olympics has generated a lot of new interest in fencing, partly due to the ...

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USFA National Championships Schedule for Olympian

Olympian Fencing Club is in Anaheim, CA over the next two weeks. Coach Velizar will be working hard for the team as more than 18 fencers will be in action! The field is larger than anything we have faced this season. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @olympianfencing as we tweet results and keep up with our team. Action starts tomorrow as Alex Streeter and Chris Sahin hit Division III action in the wee ...

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Fencing Greats In San Antonio

By Alissa Nagle from Welcome Home SA Magazine

Photo: Evan Carlisle with his Coach, Velizar Iliev.

Steeped in history and tradition, fencing is a sport with origins dating back to early Greek and Roman times. Characterized by form and expression, fencing is an ancient symbol of power and glory and one of only four sports to have been featured at every modern Olympic Games. While the flashy duels in movies like Zorro and The Princess Bride may ...

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Alliance Mega Epee Camp Makes Local Houston News

Olympian Fencing Club sent twelve fencers to the alliance fencing academy camp in Houston this week to train for the Summer Nationals. The local ABC affiliate in Houston did a story on this event and it shows why this great camp is so popular nationwide. Coach Velizar is working with a coaching team to develop young fencers with a stunning list of accomplishments in the sport.

We were very happy to be a part of this camp and the great success ...

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Olympian Sending Twelve Fencers to Mega Epee Camp

Olympian is sending twelve fencers to the mega epee camp in Houston, TX at Alliance Fencing Club, led by Andrey Geva. More than eighty fencers are attending this key prenational camp from all over the United States. If you are interested in attending this key developmental camp and the great opportunity to fence excellent competitors nationwide, contact our office for details on attending. Coach Velizar will also be coaching at the camp along with Andrey and other great world class talents.

This ...

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Join Us for the 2012 Olympian Pre-National Epee Cup

Join Olympian Fencing Club for the 2012 Olympian Pre-National Epee Cup featuring mixed Y10, Y12, Y14 and Senior competition. You do not want to miss this Pre-Nationals event which will feature 2012 London Olympians Kelley and Courtney Hurley in the senior division, as well as former Olympian Velizar Iliev. There are already 3A’s, 2B’s, 1C and 1D registered for the senior division and 2B’s  and 1D registered for Y14 competition.

Register online at AskFred or put it on your ...

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Olympian Welcomes Coach Viktor to the Team

 

Olympian welcomes Coach Viktor Svatenko who has joined us this week, now in his seventh year as fencing coach at Penn State, brings a distinguished background in fencing and modern pentathlon to Olympian.

During his tenure as fencing coach with the USOC, his athletes, including Coach Velizar, claimed a silver medal at the Olympics as well as three gold, one silver, and a bronze medal at the World Championships. He also coached athletes to four gold medals at the Pan American ...

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Coach Velizar and Coach Viktor Guests at Fencing Center Groundbreaking

Coach Velizar and Coach Viktor were guests at the international fencing center groundbreaking ceremony today at St. Anthony Catholic School. Here they are next to UIW president Dr. Louis Agnese.

The 18,000-square-foot center, billed as the region’s premier fencing facility, will have 12 fencing strips, several practice strips, training rooms and amenities for a community U.S. Fencing Association club.

The sports center is set to be completed by August 2012 with $2 million in funding from the Bexar County Venue Tax ...

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