Top 5 Fencing Clubs 2016
Fencing is a sport that is mostly individualistic, yet at its core speaks of with absolute respect for others, being a physically demanding sport, that is equally mental and a sort of sport that is lots of FUN!
About 600 high school fencers have been officially named to the USA Fencing and the Absolute Fencing Gear All-Academic Team over the past three years. For 2014-2015 alone, there were about 270 fencers belonging from 36 states and 143 fencing clubs from all across the US named All-Academic Team members and honored cordially during a ceremony at last year’s Summer Nationals. Athletes with a reasonable GPA of at least 3.85 are named to the First All-Academic Team. The Second Team athletes included those whose GPAs were within 3.7 – 3.84. Athletes with 3.5 – 3.69 GPAs were recognized accordingly on the Honorable Mention Team.
The top 5 Fencing Clubs 2016 that placed more student athletes on the All-Academic Team than any other program in the nation over the period 2011-2012 to 2015-2016 are listed here.
Top 5 Fencing Clubs 2016
5. Los Angeles International Fencing Center
At number 5 of Top 5 Fencing Clubs 2016 we have the Los Angeles International Fencing Center (LAIFC) happens to be one of the largest and most successful fencing studios in the United States. Founded back in 2003, LAIFC continues to provide its students with typically world-class instruction and facilities. The associated fencing techniques, skills and training methods taught at LAIFC have ardently helped an impressive number of our students compete prosperously as members of national fencing teams representing the USA proudly at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens and also the 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 1013, 2014 and 2015 Junior and Cadet World Championships.
4. Fencing Academy of Westchester, NY
4th one on Top 5 Fencing Clubs 2016, the Fencing Academy of Westchester (“FAW”) is a popular fencing school and club. The club provides fencing related regular instructions in all Olympic weapons, Foil, Epee and Saber, to the children of age 6 and up, teens and adults. Sports should indeed develop good health, character, demonstrate the sheer power of teamwork as well as individual achievements, and be fun too! If the children do not have fun they will not tend to continue long enough to develop the skills to do well in the sport, and this academy is really sincere about that.
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