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Competitive Camp will feature guest coach: Olympian Jason Pryor!

We are proud to announce that the LIF Pre-Season Competitive camp will feature a guest coach: Olympian Jason Pryor. Jason and Coach Ilya will coordinate a week of training and introduce our competitive athletes to Olympics level fencing. Please join us for what promises to be an amazing camp of intense fencing, fun and new friendships.

Congratulations Isaac and Rob!

Congratulations to Isaac and Rob who earned their E ratings last weekend at the Loudoun Mid-Winter Epee Tournament.  Rob placed second, Isaac tied for third, and Loudoun fencers Nic and Justin also finished in the top 8!

Big Weekend for Loudoun Fencing

Loudoun fencers had a very successful weekend!  Congratulations to all! Shibli placed 2nd at the Div3 event of the Hangover Classic as well as 6th in the open event.  The 6th place at the A rated tournament earned Shibli his C rating!!  CONGRATULATION SHIBLI! Isaac placed 1st at a Y14 event at DCFC! Sofia placed 3rd […]

Pleased to welcome Amy Orlando to LIF Family!

Very excited to announce that Amy Orlando, 3 time National team member and member of the 2005 Notre Dame NCAA Championship team has joined Loudoun Fencing! Amy will be teaching classes, giving private lessons, and participating in open fencing. Please welcome her to the LIF family!

Loudoun Fencers enjoy Capitol Clash!

Congratulations to all of the Loudoun fencers who attended the Capitol Clash!  We sent a total of 14 fencers!  In particular, congratulations to Michaela and Ethan for placing in the top 16, and to Michaela, Ethan, and Shibli for earning National Points (which qualifies them for Summer Nationals)!  We are so proud of ALL of […]

Loudoun youth fencers attend their first tournament!

Yesterday, November 19th, four Loudoun fencers attended the Turkey Tango in Fairfax.  For three of the four young fencers it was their first tournament!  We are very excited that they have made this step and hope this leads to more in the future! Congratulations to Ian for placing 3rd in Y8 Mixed Epee, Sammy for […]

Loudoun sends 7 fencers to Milwaukee NAC!

The weekend of November 12th and 13th Milwaukee hosted the November North America Cup (NAC) with events for Y14, Cadet (under 17), Cadet team, and Junior (under 20).  Loudoun sent it’s largest contingent ever to a NAC, with 7 fencers competing throughout the weekend!  We had entries in Men’s Y14, Cadet, and Junior epee events […]

Loudoun Fencing does amazing at the Charm City Classic

Loudoun fencers Ethan Kim and Maria Papadopoulos took third in Men’s and Women’s Div1A Epee respectively at the Charm City Classic on November 5th!  By taking 3rd, Ethan earned his B16 rating only months after earning his D16! In addition, Matt Bedker finished 11th in the Men’s Div1A event!  Matt and Ethan both qualified for […]

Ethan qualifies for the Junior Olympics!

Last weekend at the Virginia state Junior Olympic qualifiers held in Richmond, Virginia, Ethan took second place in the Junior Men’s epee event!  His second place finish qualified him for the Cadet and Junior events at the 2017 Junior Olympics to be held in Kansas City, MO from February 17th-20th. He will be joining Maria who […]