A Call for Change

Upon reading, reflecting, and listening, our organization asks, “Are we doing enough to fight racism in our club, in our community, in our sport?” Here is where the Mid-South Fencers’ Club is today. I hope this post will promote more open dialogue about leveling the playing field in our sport. The recent racist comments and firing of an NCAA coach in addition to the Black Lives Matter movement should force all sport institutions, like fencing [Read More]

Mid-South Virtual Classes & Training

Mid-South Fencers’ Club is offering Virtual Classes and Training for our community during this time. Our Coaching staff has been hard at work creating online content and compiling resources for our club. We look forward to seeing you online! Mid-South Academy Virtual Class Schedule: Tuesday @ 1pm – Youth Saber Academy with Coach Jeff Wednesday @ 5pm – Youth Saber Academy with Coach Jeff Wednesday @ 7pm – Epee’ Academy with Coach Chris Thursday @ [Read More]

Mid-South Community Notice 3/18/2020

Dear Fencing Community: Cheers to creative ingenuity and forward thinking! We are in an unusual time and our staff appreciates everyone’s patience as we find ways to adapt in order to support those on the front line combating COVID-19 and to sustain our club.  We want to be clear our intentions are to put our healthcare providers and their families first. The USA Fencing national office emailed a notice to all club owners yesterday: that [Read More]

Mid-South Community Notice 3/15/2020

Usually this type of communication comes in the form of a “Weeklyish Newsletter” via email to our members. We are making our communication more transparent and available to our greater fencing community who will be impacted by the rapid social changes occurring and by our club’s schedule adjustments. Thank you in advance for taking care of and supporting each other. Dear Fencing Community: New information about the coronavirus COVID-19 is being shared and thank goodness [Read More]

Team Prepared for 2020 Junior Olympic Championships

Congratulations to the Mid-South fencers who qualified and will travel to Columbus, Ohio on the weekend of February 14-17th to participate in the 2020 Junior Olympic Championships: Sky Miller (Senior, Durham School of the Arts) Sky holds an A19 classification with USA Fencing and is ranked 12th in the nation in Junior Women’s Saber. Iman Tucker (Junior, Panther Creek High School) Iman holds a B19 classification with USA Fencing and is ranked 48th in the [Read More]

🦃Thanksgiving Schedule and Holiday Savings

The holidays are upon us!  Here is a handy list of all of the Mid-South Fencers’ Club schedule changes and enjoy these Holiday Mid-South Fencers’ Gift Promotions: 1)Discount via APP Purchase: APP20 From now until December 31st, first- time APP purchases receive $20 off by using the discount code APP20 for any purchase you can make on the APP (beginner classes, clinics, lesson cards, etc.) Please visit the link that takes to our customized MindBody Online website [Read More]

Team Prepared for 2019 Junior Olympic Championships

Congratulations to the Mid-South fencers who qualified and will travel to Denver, Colorado on the weekend of February 15-18th to participate in the 2019 Junior Olympic Championships: Sky Miller (Junior, Durham School of the Arts) Skyler Hoffman (Sophomore, Research Triangle High School) Iman Tucker (Sophomore, Panther Creek High School) Anna Schikore (Freshman, Apex Friendship High School) Kevin Zhou (Freshman, Chapel Hill High School) Athletes competing this weekend will be coached by Jennifer Oldham. Chris Cheney [Read More]

2018 Summer National Championship Announcement

Mid-South Fencers’ Club is proud to announce our team list of competitors for the USA Fencing National Championships and July Challenge. The tournament will take place over June 28th-July 7th in St. Louis, Missouri. Mid-South Fencers’ Club would like to acknowledge the effort and commitment of these fencers and their families who are representing our club and North Carolina. Participants include: BADGER, Carl V60MS, VTMMS CARRASCO, Elle Y10WS CHAN, Leanne JNRWS, D1WS, CDTWS CHAVES, Matthew Y12MS [Read More]

Mid-South Team Heads to Richmond

Twenty athletes from Mid-South Fencers’ Club will travel to Richmond, VA this weekend for the April NAC (North American Cup). Competitive event categories include: Division 1 & Wheelchair National Championships, Division 3, Veterans, including a special event for age 80 category. Mid-South Fencers’ will have participants in each competitive category of fencing. Good luck to: Tammy Jackson Markus Lang Robert Clinton Kevin Zhou Tom Bryan Mike Nicholson Stephen Pashby Xavier Preud’Homme Victor Minton Sky Miller [Read More]

Chan’s Journey to World Championships

Leanne Chan’s fencing season took a different plan than expected since a year ago in her training. In February, Chan’s last journey was to Dubai, UAE. Chan found herself amidst the 2018 Asia Cadet & Junior Championships. Through hard work and determination, Chan is now wrapping up her season as a member of the Cadet National Team of Singapore. Chan will join her teammates abroad this week for a final training camp, where they will travel together for the Junior [Read More]