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  • 2016 Winter/Spring Class Schedule

    2016 Winter/Spring Class Schedule

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    Dear Darien Parents: Our fall/winter semester is just about to end and we wanted to congratulate all of our fencers on a great first half of the year. Over the past three and a half months, everyone has worked very hard to learn the basics of footwork, bladework and strategy. We had several internal competitions and competed as a unit in the Candlewood Holloween tournament where we got valuable competitive experience and even won a medal or two! Congratulations on that. We have some great plans in store for the upcoming semester with Coach Dima offering more private lesson time, upgrades to our scoring devices and a few more tournaments where we will represent Darien and go for the gold in multiple age categories.   The following dates constitute the 2016 winter/spring class schedule: 1/10, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 6/5, 6/12, 6/19   There are a total of 19 […]

  • Fencing Olympian is Breathing New Passion Into the Hearts, Bodies and Minds of Kids at Darien Fencing Club

    Fencing Olympian is Breathing New Passion Into the Hearts, Bodies and Minds of Kids at Darien Fencing Club

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    Darien is known for having the best of the best in terms of schools, sports teams, real estate and country appeal, but it should also be touted for hosting a club that recognizes fencing as a sport outside of the norm that kids can learn quickly and become passionate about. Darien Fencing Club provides the opportunity for kids who may not have found their footing on the soccer and baseball fields but who enter the fencing piste and everything feels right. Darien Fencing Club has been in business since 2010 gaining interest from families in the Darien area who are looking for an activity along with, or outside of, the more traditional field and court sports that their child can be passionate about. The owner of the club, Jeff Binder started the club as his daughter started climbing the ranks in the sport nationally at a young age and saw how engaging the sport can be. As he saw how […]

  • Cadet Women’s Foil Gold Medal Final – 2014 October North American Cup

    Cadet Women’s Foil Gold Medal Final – 2014 October North American Cup

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    Cadet Women’s Foil Gold Medal Final – 2014 October North American Cup

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  • 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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