Club News

July Fencing Camp!

Dear parents and students,

 

We are happy to announce opening of the registration for the Fencing Camp, which will take place this summer from July 21 to August 1st. The camp will run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and consist of tons of activities, exercises, games, and more.

 

In collaboration with Kanata Fencing Club (http://kanatafencing.com), this project was prepared to let our students continue developing and strengthening their skills during summer break and to stay in touch with our friends! Instructors from Ottawa Children Fencing School together with instructors from Kanata Fencing Club will lead the classes and organize activities throughout the day at the Westboro location.

 

More information is available at http://ottawafencing.info/camp

Please contact Alex at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (613)986-8118 for registration.

 

Invite your friends, beginners are as welcome as intermediate fencers!

 

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Sincerely,

 

Alexander Vetrov

Instructor at OCFS

Tel.: (613)-986-8118

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Web: http://ottawafencing.info

Double Medalists at Ontario Provincials

Vadim and Bob travelled to Oshawa to compete in the Ontario Provincial Championships. Each of them returned with a Silver & Bronze medal! Congratulations guys!

 

Double Medalists

2013/2014 ODFC Final Results

Kanata Fencers had a great season taking three of the overall ODFC trophies!

Brandon ODFC Foil Winner

Brandon won the overall Open Foil Championships by winning 4 of the 5 ODFC events! Also in this photo are Evan, 7th overall, Adam 4th overall and Dawson 2nd in a field of 19. 

Dawson-Gold-Epee

Dawson was on fire this day! He's shown here with his Gold Medal from Epée but he also took home Silver in Open Sabre and was the overall Open Sabre Champion! Alex received a Bronze in Epée.

U15 Sabre Champion

Kuzey won the U-15 Sabre Championship, as well as Gold in the Open Sabre and U-15 Sabre. Liam finished the day with a Bronze in Open Sabre and a Silver in U-15 Sabre and 5th in the Open Sabre Championship. Nick finished 3rd in the overall U-15 championship and 6th in the Open Sabre Championship. Thomas tied Nick for 6th in the Open while Stephanie finished in 9th.

Alex-1 

Alex performed very well in Epée winning Gold in U-15. His win placed him in 4th in the U-15 Championship.

 Strategy Meeting

Coach Jon, David and Mason have a pre-bout strategy meeting.

Evan-1

Evan found himself in some real battles today! Here he is with Dawson.

Hannah-1

Hannah showed great form in this, her first ever tournament! Here she is calmly defending herself with a carte-parry!

Monique-1

Monique is studying her opponents - strategising - she's always thinking ahead: the sign of a great fencer!

Liam  Alex

Alex and Liam were both busy guys! Both fought in with two different weapons on the day!

Mason-3

Mason in one of his U-13 bouts. 

Thomas-1

Thomas finished 3rd overall in U-11 Foil and 8th overall in the U-13 Foil Championships and took home a Bronze Medal in U-11 Foil on the day.

Thomas-Epee

Owen and Thomas both competed in U-15 Epée. Owen won Bronze and Thomas came 4th.

U11-Foil Group

U-11 Foil with Owen and Thomas.

U15-Foil Group

Philip won the U15-Foil Gold Medal with Liam taking a Bronze and Monique finishing in 5th.

Congratulations Everyone! What a great season!

 

Antony wins Gold in Quebec

Tony on the podium

Antony traveled to Valleyfield to compete in the Veteran's Sabre event and overcame many problems, worked very hard and ended with this fantastic result: Gold Medal! Congratulations Tony!

ODFC #4

The Kanata Fencing Club had some great results at the RA Centre on Sunday! Sweeping the podium in both the Open and U-15 Sabre events!

Under-11 foil:
Owen Scorrar - 5th
Thomas Roberts - 12th
Under-15 foil:
Alex Reznikov - Bronze
Liam Scorrar - Bronze
Philip Bortnowski - 5th
Felix Hu - 7th 
Mixed Open Sabre:
Kuzey Gunesli - Gold
Dawson Bennett - Silver
Nick Maddock - Bronze
Liam Scorrar - 6th
Under 15 Sabre:
Kuzey Gunesli - Gold
Liam Scorrar - Silver
Under-13 foil:
Felix Hu - Bronze
Thomas Roberts - 11th
 
Mixed Open Foil:
Brandon Yip - Gold
Dawson Bennett - Bronze
Evan McLean - 8th
Mixed Open Epée:
Dawson Bennett - Bronze
 
U15 Epée:
Thomas Roberts - Bronze
Owen Scorrar - Bronze


Open Epee

Dawson and his Open Epée medal.

Open Foil

Brandon and Dawson with their Open Foil medals.

Open Sabre

Kuzey, Dawson, Nick and Liam with their Open Sabre rewards.

U11 Foil

Owen with his U11 Foil competitors.

U13 Foil

U13 Foil medal for Felix.

U15 Foil

U15 Foil awards for Owen, Alex, Philip and Felix.

U15 Sabre

Our U15 Sabre boys: Nick, Kuzey and Liam.

Adrienne Medal

Kuzey receiving his Gold Medal from Adrienne Sekunda.

Coaching

Jon coaching Brandon at the break. Note the score at 5-5. Brandon scored the next 5 points in a row to win the Gold! I guess the coaching worked.

Proud Coach

Coach Jon with some of his medal winners: Owen, Thomas, Nick, Kuzey, Liam and Jon.

 

 Congratulations to all our fencers!

Alex wins Bronze - U13

Alex Bronze Quebec U-13

Alex traveled to Montreal to compete on the Quebec Junior Circuit and won a Bronze medal in the U-13 event.

Congratulations Alex!

 

Ottawa Shield 2014 - Results

We had some success at the 2014 edition of the Ottawa Shield.

Antony finished with a Silver medal and Vadim with a Bronze in the Veteran's Men's Sabre event.

Vadim Silver Foil

Vadim won a Silver medal in the Veteran's Men's Foil event.

Daniel came just out of the medals with an excellent 5th place in the Men's Open Foil. Vadim finished 8th in the same event.

Women's foil 

Pauline, Meia and Monique gained some more experience in the tough Senior Women's foil competition.

Great work guys!

Podium Sweep at Anjou Veterans!

Kanata Fencing sent three fencers to compete at the 2nd AAA in Anjou this past weekend and all three finished on the podium!!

Sabre Podium

Bob won Gold, Antony won Silver and Vadim took home Bronze! A fantastic result for Kanata!

Vadim Bronze Foil

Vadim also competed in the Veteran Foil event and won Bronze. Here he is proudly displaying his Kanata Fencing jacket to the crowd!

Kanata also entered a Team Sabre event with Boris substituting for Vadim. However they did not fair as well finishing in 2nd place.

Carleton Invitational 2014

Kanata sent six separate teams to compete in Carleton University's annual Invitational Team Tournament. 

Women's Foil

Our Women's Foil Team was well represented by Veronique, Paulina, Meia and Monique. This was the first time the girls fenced together as a team and they performed fantastically finishing 7th overall ahead of such teams as the hosts Carleton University, Queen's and Macmaster! Congratulations girls!

The men's foil team of Daniel, Vadim, Fernando and Brandon - also their first time fencing as a team - finished in a respectable 10th spot.

The men's Epee team of Dawson, Antony and Alex fought to an 11th place finish.

Men's Sabre

Our biggest effort was with 3 separate men's sabre teams. Kanata 'A' team was made up of Kuzey, Arthur and Jonathan. 'B' team was Gary, Zigmunt and Fernando and the 'C' team consisted of Antony, Vadim, Bob and Pat. The sabre event drew a very large and strong group of fencers with 16 teams competing. All of Kanata's sabre teams finished in the top group with a 5-6-7 finish for teams A-B-C!

None of our teams won medals at this year's Carleton Invitational's but we all had a fantastic time! A big thank you to Carleton University Fencing Club for hosting a great event!

Apsimon Junior Results (2014)

The Apsimon Junior Tournament was held over the weekend in Ottawa. Kanata Fencing had mixed results.

 Coach Jon advising Dawson before the Tournament Dawson receiving congratulations for his Bronze medal 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dawson was the lone competitor on the Saturday in Épée and won a Bronze Medal!

Sunday's Team

Kanata Fencing fielded a bigger squad in foil on the Sunday with Meia, Paulina, Monique, Alex and Daniel.