Hi to All…Happy June…Happy Summer…Happy Father’s Day!!! To all you dads, wishing you an awesome Father’s Day!!! CLUB NEWS: Now that AP testing is done and the school year almost completed and everyone getting vaccinated, we are enjoying more fencers at our Saturday Saber and Epee morning and afternoon electric sparring!! It’s great to have…

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Hi to All…Happy May…Happy Mother’s Day!!! We hosted a mini epee tournament on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at the club with 6 fencers.These tournaments are always fun to host and gives our fencers, especially new fencers to the sport, the opportunity to participate in a tournament on a small scale, at the club, and with…

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Hi to All…Happy April…Happy Easter!!! Individual lessons continue at the club. CLUB NEWS: DFA will be closed on Good Friday, April 2 and open on Saturday, April 3 for sparring. Everyone, please continue what you are already doing…wearing masks, bringing a water bottle, keeping distance. It all works for everyone. I’d like to run at…

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DFA held a 6-fencer mini epee tournament on Saturday, March 6, 2021. We were treated to some very exciting epee bouts and direct elimination matches. Medals were given and a rating was earned by Ronan Joyce, who took first place in the tournament and earned his E21 epee rating! It was a fun day and…

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Hi to All…Happy March…Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!! DFA TOURNAMENTS: We are resuming mini saber and epee fencing tournaments at the club! Our Saturday, February 27, 2021, 7-fencer mini saber tournament was a BIG hit! (Pun intended)! Making their competitive saber debut were Alex Allen and Chloe Sontz. We even had parents come and watch the…

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Three of our DFA fencers joined the ranks of our team saber and epee fencers on Saturday, February 20, 2021, making their maiden voyage into the world of electric saber and epee fencing! Brothers Ian (saber) and Collin (epee) Amick and Emily Grace Pineda (epee). Guiding Ian into this new world of electric saber were…

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Hi to All…Happy February…Happy Valentine’s Day 2021!!! Happy 18th Anniversary DFA!!! DFA opened on February 24, (my birthday), 2003, with 15 fencers. We’ve come a long way! My thanks to all the fencers and their parents who have supported DFA and me! CLUB NEWS: Individual lessons continue at the club. Still following all the guidelines:1)…

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Hi to All…Happy January…Happy New Year 2021 I think we are all ready for a new year right about now!!! CLUB NEWS: Individual lessons continue at the club. No group sparring at this time. We are being especially careful now that it is wintertime and cold and flu season and there is an uptick in…

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Hi to All…Happy December…Happy Hanukkah…Merry Christmas!!! I think we could use a little Christmas cheer right about now!!! CLUB NEWS: Individual lessons continue at the club. No group sparring at this time. We are being especially careful now that it is wintertime and cold and flu season and there is an uptick in the Covid-19…

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Hi to All…Happy November…Happy Thanksgiving!!! DFA TOURNAMENTS: Our DFA 6-fencer mini tournaments have been a hit! (no pun intended)! We hosted a mini 6-fencer epee tournament on October 10 and a 6-fencer mini saber tournament on October 24. Ronan Joyce took 1st place in the epee tournament and earned his “E” 2020 rating.Dominic Whittaker took…

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