US Fencing Development Status Check

On Labor Day weekend, thirty-four participants, spanning three generations of fencers aged 11 to 84, gathered to explore saber fencing. Our topics included what’s changing, what patterns are being recognized, and what work needs to be done in order to best arm our next generation of fencers. Our leader for this event was US Women’s National Saber Coach, Ed Korfanty. Our club “won” Korfanty’s visit from an Indiegogo fundraising challenge and helped open the doors [Read More]

Durham Magazine Feature

The June/July 2013 Issue of Durham Magazine published something unusual in the fencing world, a masked woman wearing black. Jennifer Oldham, owner and head coach of Mid-South Fencers’ Club, Inc. was one of the women chosen for the magazine’s inaugural women’s issue, which features 35 extraordinary women who were chosen for the work they do as community leaders in Durham, NC. Black uniforms were traditionally reserved for Fencing Masters only, and Coach Jen is one of [Read More]