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  • It’s four years of fun for the Darien Fencing Club

    It’s four years of fun for the Darien Fencing Club

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    FENCING The Darien Fencing Club for Kids is in its fourth year and going strong. With over 150 area youngsters having gone through the program, the club has also produced a fencer who has won a national tournament, just last summer. And a former Beijing Olympian is coaching classes, while the popularity of the sport grows, as indicated by the numbers showing up to safely flail away with the foils. Ref:http://www.darientimes.com/9943/duels-rule-its-four-years-of-fun-for-the-darien-fencing-club/

  • Student Spotlight: Ana Cristian, Pope High School

    Student Spotlight: Ana Cristian, Pope High School

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    Today’s Student Spotlight is with Ana Cristian, a junior at Alan C. Pope High School in Cobb County. Ana, 17, is a USA Fencing All-Academic First Team member and the 2014-15 Women’s Champion for the Georgia High School Fencing League. She volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and the Red Cross, serves as a peer tutor in French, and is a member of the National Honor Society, the Science National Honor Society, the National English Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, the French Club, and Foreign Languages of Pope.

  • Armonk Siblings Zachary, Sylvie Binder Win Fencing Honors

    Armonk Siblings Zachary, Sylvie Binder Win Fencing Honors

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    ARMONK, N.Y. — Two Armonk siblings Zachary “Zach” Binder and Sylvie Binder excelled at this year’s USA National Fencing Championships and North American Cup held recently in Columbus, Ohio. Zach Binder bested a field of 122 fencers from across the United States to finish in the top spot as the national 2014 Y10 men’s foil champion. By winning the competition, Zach also earned his “D” rating moving up from his previously unrated (or “U”) status. The highest rating a fencer can obtain is an “A”. Zach’s win also helped him finish the fencing year with a number three ranking in the country based on points. The win caps a year in which Zach earned multiple gold medals in local and regional competitions – in addition to the Y10 age group, Zach competes in age-based competitions for fencers up to age 17. Sylvie Binder also had a superlative national competition taking home two silver medals – one for a second place […]

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  • Darien fencing can help kids lunge to success

    Darien fencing can help kids lunge to success

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    Soccer. Basketball. Football. Gymnastics. Baseball. Fencing. Fencing? Yes, fencing. A sport that a child can start learning at a young age, and one activity that isn’t normally in the lexicon when it comes to kids and parents talking about the usual suspects of athletic pursuits. The four-year-old Darien Fencing Club, located in the VFW Hall on Noroton Avenue in Darien, is a Mecca for kids from both Fairfield and Westchester counties to discover how fencing can be a foil (of sorts) to the inability to concentrate or focus on a particular task at hand. “Fencing is a sport that is intensely individualistic, yet at its core demands consideration of and respect for others,” Jeffrey Binder, owner of the club, said. “It is a physically demanding sport, that is equally mental.” Darien Fencing Club is a member of the United States Fencing Association and is a fully-insured organization, offering group fencing lessons to children age 7 to 13. Classes meet weekly […]

  • Gymnastics For Fencing

    Gymnastics For Fencing

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  • RYC CADET VETERAN ROC

    RYC CADET VETERAN ROC

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