Olympic Bronze Medalist Courtney Hurley to Join Final Summer Camp Session (Aug 1-5)

San Antonio, TX – Olympian Fencing Club welcomes back Olympic Bronze Medalist and Texas-native Courtney Hurley for a week-long camp to help local fencers unlock the next level of success.

Olympic bronze medalist (London 2012), 3x Olympian, NCAA champion, and Earl Warren High School graduate Courtney Hurley will be a special guest instructor during a week-long training camp from August 1st to 5th at Olympian Fencing Club (OFC) in San Antonio, TX. During this camp, Courtney, along with OFC coaches, ...

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UIW to Host NCAA Fencing Qualification Tournament March 12-13

The Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Fencing Team Championships and NCAA National Championships Qualification is being hosted by the University of Incarnate Word Varsity Fencing Team this weekend (March 12th-13th). Come and cheer on the UIW Fencing Team and our own Coach Jake Thayer! Event is being held at the McDermott Convocation Center on UIW’s main campus. Admission is $10. We hope to see you there!

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San Antonio native representing University of the Incarnate Word brought home a 3rd place trophy from the 2019 NCAA Fencing Championships.

On March 23rd, University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) student Alex Sless won the Bronze medal in the Men’s Epee fencing event at the 2019 NCAA Fencing Championships in Cleveland, OH. Alex competed against top epee fencers representing top American colleges, Penn State, Harvard, Duke, Stanford, Columbia, Notre Dame, Ohio State and many more. In the quarterfinal Alex lost 13:15 to Oliver Shindler (Ohio State) who ended up winning the event. This is the best performance from a San Antonio ...

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Junior Olympics in Kansas City, MO

We are on our way to 2017 Junior Olympics.  Over 1,800 of the best cadet (U17) and junior (U20) athletes from about 270 clubs will compete at the 2017 Junior Olympics (JOs) Championships in Kansas City, MO from February 17 – February 20, 2017.  The JOs provide a final chance for many athletes to make the U.S. National Team that will compete at the 2017 Cadet and Junior World Championships in April in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The JOs will be held ...

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South Texas – Erratic Growth in Fencing Activity 2008-2009 through 2015-2016

South Texas Division of USA Fencing has experienced erratic growth in fencer-events over the past seven years.  Since 2010-2011 the growth rate has improved, showing a compound annual rate of 3%. Epee has been the best-performing weapon, growing at 6.5% per year on average since 2010-2011.  Olympian Fencing Club is the juggernaut of epee fencing, generating over 400 epee fencer-events per year over the past four years.  See the article here.

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