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Fencers Club Olympic Day Fencing Clinic     Jun 20, 2015
Fencers Club: New York, NY Join Fencers Club's elite athletes and Olympians to celebrate Olympic Day 2015 with a morning camp of intense fencing drills, footwork and a team event with the athletes! Space is limited, so register soon!
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posted 05/08/2015
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Join Fencers Club's elite athletes and Olympians to celebrate Olympic Day 2015 with a morning camp of intense fencing drills, footwork and a team event with the athletes! Space is limited, so register soon!

Goals: To broaden the base and elevate the level of fencing, to inspire and motivate youth in our community to pursue excellence through the Olympic sport of fencing, and to support our athletes, both Olympians and 2016 Olympic hopefuls, in their pursuit to make the US Olympic Team.

Event run by and to benefit the 2015 US Senior Team members, Olympians and 2016 Olympic hopefuls:
Ben Bratton Senior World Team Champion
Nzingha Prescod Olympian
Nicole Ross Olympian
Ibtihaj Muhammad Senior World Team Champion
Yeisser Ramirez Senior National Medalist

Olympians and Elite Athletes in Attendance to Support the Event (confirmed as of June 2015):
Keeth Smart 3x Olympian (2008 Team Silver Medalist)
Erinn Smart 2x Olympian (2008 Team Silver Medalist)
Emily Cross Olympian (2008 Team Silver Medalist)
Akhi Spencer-El Olympian and Coach
Iman Blow Junior WF Team
James Sands Columbia U. MF Team
Jonah Shainberg Junior MS Team

Event Format:
9-10AM: Presentation by our Olympians and light refreshments
10-11AM: Participants will warm-up, practice group footwork, tactical drills and strategic exercises led by our Olympians and elite athletes
11-11:45AM: Fencers will be grouped by weapon (foil, epee and sabre) into teams to fence alongside our elite athletes and Olympians in a team competition for the gold!
11:45-Noon: Awards and closing ceremony

Location: Fencers Club, 229 W. 28th Street, 2nd Floor, NYC 10001

Age/Level/Weapon: The event is open to all ages, all levels and all weapons, though we recommend fencers have at least one year fencing experience to make the most of this opportunity. Please inquire if you have questions.

Registration* (via AskFRED.net): https://askfred.net/Clinics/moreInfo.php?clinic_id=29927
*Please register early, as space is limited!

Event Donation and Perks:

Participation is FREE.
Suggested tax-deductible donation of $50-$150 to Fencers Club per person.
Autographed event T-shirt for each participant.
Gift bag with fencing-related items from the club and Absolute Fencing Gear, valued at $40.

If you cannot attend but would like to donate to support our athletes, please visit our website to donate: https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/fencersclub

More information can be found here: http://fencersclub.org/news/2015/join-fc-for-our-olympic-day-event-620/

Preregistration opens on 05/08/2015.
Preregistration closes on 06/19/2015.