Announcements

Congratulations Cole!

Medals presentation at JanusWary 2015

Cole Tomlinson took home the silver medal at OSF’s JanusWary Y10 event on Friday, January 23rd.  Coach David commented, “Cole learned some things, initiated proper attacks, kept good distance and did very well.”  Cole’s parents, siblings, aunts and uncles came along to cheer him on. All the fencers and families stayed to the very end of…

End of year fencing Thursday the 18th!

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All members, regardless of class, are welcome to come and fence on Thursday evening from 7 to 9 pm.  This will be the last fencing session until January 6th.  Come on down and celebrate the end of this year and the beginning of a new year with us.  (We might even have some PIRATE fencing!)

If you’ve always wanted to learn to fence, STOP WAITING!

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When people come to us to learn to fence, we always ask, “why did you decide to come to TFC?”  Inevitably, they say “I’ve always wanted to learn to fence.” Then, we wonder, why have you waited so long? SIGN UP NOW for the January 7th Introduction to Fencing Class! This class is a marathon 3-hour session…

December Christmas Specials…

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Tulsa Fencing Club has some special offers for the Christmas season.  Check out these great offers! FOR ALL CURRENT TFC MEMBERS: Check your HUB page! FOR ALL FORMER TFC MEMBERS FROM THE 2013-2014 FENCING SEASON: We miss you!  Come back to TFC at the special renewal fee of $35 (regularly $85, membership through 7/31/2015) and get 50% off your…

Classes

New competitive fencing program is coming.

Fencers who are committing to the competitive fencing program need to notify Coach David in writing (either regular email to david@tulsafencing.com or through private message on your HUB page) no later than next Tuesday, February 3. For more information about the competitive program, check your HUB page.

If you’ve always wanted to learn to fence, STOP WAITING!

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When people come to us to learn to fence, we always ask, “why did you decide to come to TFC?”  Inevitably, they say “I’ve always wanted to learn to fence.” Then, we wonder, why have you waited so long? SIGN UP NOW for the January 7th Introduction to Fencing Class! This class is a marathon 3-hour session…

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,…

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!

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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…