Announcements

Happy Thanksgiving, Fencers!

Thanksgiving Turkey & Horn Of Plenty

Tulsa Fencing Club will be closed on Thursday, November 27th, to allow our fencers time to give thanks for all their blessings and enjoy family time. We’ll see you all on December 2nd.  Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Counting Down to the Next Introduction to Fencing Class…. 8 days to go.

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Are you looking for a GREAT early Christmas present?  Or, how about a GREAT late Thanksgiving present?  Or, are you just ready to treat yourself? Then SIGN UP NOW for the December 3rd Introduction to Fencing Class! This class will be very different from all our previous Introduction sessions.   Instead of spreading the class…

Congratulations to latest graduating Introduction to Fencing class!

10/2014 Intro to Fencing

TFC’s October Introduction to Fencing Class finished up with 16 graduates on October  28th,  We had a great bunch of novice fencers!  The final class entailed fencing drills with the entire club, and some dry bouting, which is the event that all the students were waiting for.  Congratulations to our graduates: Andrew Chapman; Josh Bardin; Stelios Boyaci; Vasilia Boyaci;…

Tulsa Touché 2014 is in the books!

Twenty fencers from Oklahoma Division clubs Redlands Fencing, Oklahoma Sport Fencing, Fayetteville Fencing Club and Tulsa Fencing Club participated in the tournament, which featured events in foil and épée. In the foil event, Ian Downs (Fayetteville Fencing Club) took the gold, Jibran Sharieff (Tulsa Fencing Club) took silver, and double thirds were awarded to Bryan…

Classes

Class Schedule Changes being announced tonight!

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Coach David will discuss the new class schedule tonight.  Beginning on October 7th, the new schedule is as follows: Group Day Start Time End Time Day Start Time End Time Agrippa Tuesday 6:00 8:00 Capo Ferro – Foil Tuesday 6:00 8:00 Bonetti – Foil Tuesday 7:00 8:00 Thursday 6:45 8:00 All Groups – Epee Tuesday…

Watch out! 11 new fencers have their “learner’s licenses”!

TFC graduated 11 new fencers from its July Introduction to Fencing session last night.  Each of these fencers did me proud in their final test, as they demonstrated their newly-learned skills of attention, salute, en garde, advance, retreat, simple attack, lunge, parry 4/riposte and parry 6/riposte.  I hope that they all continue their fencing careers with TFC,…

April Introduction to Fencing Session graduates 13 out of 14 participants!

April 2014 Introduction to Fencing

Our April Introduction to Fencing Students wrapped up their classes on April 22nd.  Our largest Introduction session yet, all but 1 participant completed the course with flying colors (that one fencer was unable to complete the course due to work conflicts).  TFC is happy to congratulate the following students on completing the course. Don McCoy Chad Reynolds…

Tournaments

Update: Tulsa Touché 2014

We have been forced to cancel the Friday youth events and Saturday’s Senior Mixed Saber event due to lack of preregistrations.  Any fees that have been paid will be refunded. we have only thee épéeists currently preregistered for the Senior Mixed Épée event; we hope to have sufficient at-the-door registrations for this event to go…

Never go in against a Sicilian when DEATH is on the line!

Iocane

You remember that famous scene in Rob Reiner’s The Princess Bride, don’t you? This summer at TFC we’ve gone “back to the beginning”, where Vizzini told Inigo to go if things went wrong.  We gotten “Back to Basics” —   we’ve worked hard on the simple techniques of advance, retreat, lunge, simple attack, beat attack,…

You Seem a Decent Fellow…

Bryan Coburn, Gold; Steven Kernyansky, Silver; Luke Arrington, Bronze; Coach David Dean, 4th

Last night’s second installment in the Iocane Powder Solution Trilogy proved to be a sweaty but enjoyable evening for the four participants.  Tulsa Fencing Club members Luke Arrington, Bryan Coburn, Steven Kernyansky and Coach David Dean all donned their fencing togs to trip the light fantastique on the piste, demonstrating their prowess with fencing’s dueling…