The next Group Beginner Fencing class for both Youth and Adults, is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, June 26th, 2013. The class will run from 6:30 to 8:00 PM for six consecutive weeks. Classes include instruction from the Owner/Coach and Club Assistant; rental of mask, jacket, glove and weapon; and a WFA T-shirt! Cost for the session is $150 and is filled on a first come/first serve basis. We need a minimum of 8 students to hold this session. If interested, registration and fee must be submitted by Friday, June 21st, 2013.
If you are interested in attending, please download, complete and mail in the Registration Form.
Contact Karen via e-mail.or phone (262-224-5953) with any questions.
Please note: A minimum of 8 students is required to hold a Camp/ Class.
For those interested, Individual lessons are also available.
See you on the piste!
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Wisconsin Fencing Academy has two USFA rated epee referees!
Congratulations to Richard Struk andKaren Zolna!
Both recently passed the rigorous written and practical epee exams required by the United States Fencing Association (USFA) to become "rated" referees. To ensure accuracy and quality of events, Wisconsin Fencing Academy makes every effort to use only USFA rated referees at it's tournaments. Having two members who are now USFA "rated referees", promotes the commitment WFA has to providing quality fencing tournaments and opportunities for it's members and guests!
Congratulations Richard and Karen!
Fencing News from Around the World!
Richard competes in Zakopane Poland!
During the first weekend of April 2011, Richard Struk (owner and Coach of WFA) competed in the Veterans Fencing Tournament held in Zakopane, Poland. This tournament is one of 6 Veterans Fencing Cups organized each season. This Cup brings together fencers from Poland, the Ukraine, and Slowakia. From a field of 64 registered, 58 "showed" to fence for the "Zakopianska Ciupage" (the Zakopane Hatchet). Richard competed in his favorite weapon, Sabre, finishing 4th in the "Open" and 2nd in "Categorie 2."
~More International Fencing News!~
WFA Owner/Coach Richard Struk competed in several International tournaments in 2010. He began with a 13th-place Veterans Sabre finish in the World Veterans Fencing Championships, held in Porec, Croatia from September 29th-October 3rd, 2010.
Richard then travelled to Gdansk, Poland to compete in the Baltic Masters Cup. He swept Veterans Sabre (Catergory II) with a first-place finish and earned a Bronze medal in the Open. He also earned two Bronze medals in the Team Competitions; one each in Team Foil and Team Saber.
Congratulations Richard! We're all proud of you!
Heartland Circuit Trophy Winner!
Wisconsin Fencing Academy member, Karen Zolna, with the Heartland Circuit Trophy. Karen was awarded the trophy for attaining the highest point standing in Women's Epee for the 2008-2009 season.