American Fencing Magazine

American Fencing Magazine 1Check it out! High school level fencing is definitely growing in America, but no one does it like New Jersey. This quarter’s American Fencing Magazine features great insight into New Jersey High School Fencing, written by Olympic Team Captain, Jeff Bukantz.

And the film gets a nod at the end of the article! Thanks, Jeff 🙂

 

 

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Idaho Trip with FITS

Last week, I had an amazing adventure in the lovely state of Idaho with Fencing In The Schools. Pocatello and Rigby are the first two communities outside of NY to receive Fencing In The Schools programs, launching in a couple weeks. I went out with Olympians Tim Morehouse and Jeff Spear to document their assemblies and workshops with the teachers. Check out some of the photos below!

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New teachers learning how to fence in Pocatello, ID
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K-8 Holy Spirit Charter School in Pocatello, ID
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Tim Morehouse speaks to 1200 students at Rigby Middle School
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KZBQ radio host Paul Anderson tries fencing
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Olympic stories and values are shared with Academy Charter School
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Jeff Spear teachers students at Pocatello Community Charter School

There was also a great news article from our two days in Idaho: http://www.idahostatejournal.com/members/a-touch-tutorial-olympic-fencers-visit-schools-to-introduce-the/article_e6bdc94a-25b5-11e3-9daf-001a4bcf887a.html