Thrust Fencing Academy (TFA) will be hosting a Regional Youth March 30th at the Hackley School in Tarrytown, New York. With the goal of expanding competitive experience for the region’s upcoming fencers, the inaugural Westchester-Rockland division event will be holding events in Youth 8, Youth 10, Youth 12 and Youth 14 categories. Continue reading »
The brother and sister duo of Justin and Lauren Park qualified for the 2014 Junior Olympics which will be held in Portland, Oregon in February. Lauren won the Cadet Women’s sabre qualifier while little bro Justin took the bronze in Cadet Men’s Sabre. Both are pictured along with their teammates at the West/Rock qualifying event [...] Continue reading »
Under the guidance of Thrust Fencing Academy, Blue Rock Elementary has started an after school sabre program to expose 3rd and 4th graders to the sport of sabre fencing! Â Located in West Nyack, the Blue Rock School’s philosophy can be best described as “having students fully engaged in what they are doing.” An essential ingredient [...] Continue reading »
Thrust continues to flourish in Fall 2013 with the launching of the Hackley After School Program. Expanding its reach to Westchester County, Thrust Fencing Academy will be teaching youngsters the sport of fencing at the Hackley Lower School starting in September. Taught by coach Sankofa, the 10-week program is designed to get kids moving, thinking [...] Continue reading »
University of Pennsylvania Senior Mike Mills won the Men’s NCAA Sabre title. The 6’5″ Junior is a native of Short Hills, NJ and is a pursuing an Arts and Science major. Mike was coached by Maestro Sankofa before entering college and under his tutelage won a junior men’s saber title at the San Jose North [...] Continue reading »
Hackley Sabre Squad: LtoR: Tim Steinberg, Henry Brooks, Captain Phillip Yoo and Robert Link Hackley sabre squad finished in style at the recent ISFL League Championships by taking the silver after defeating Horace Mann and several other schools. The team lead by captain Philip Yoo and Robert Link, both members at Thrust Fencing Academy, joined [...] Continue reading »
With participants coming from as far as Albany, New York for Thrust Fencing Academy’s first fencing tournament January 27th, sabrerists as young as 5 years old fenced in age group competitions ranging from Youth 8 to Youth 14. The first athlete to strike gold for Thrust Fencing Academy was Sean Harris. The happy Nyack native [...] Continue reading »
With the goal of exposing more youth to the Olympic sport of fencing, Thrust Fencing Academy will be starting it’s second after school program at Valley Cottage Elementary school. The program, scheduled to start in February, sold out quickly with excited students and parents already asking administrators to extend the program into spring. Continue reading »
Starting January 16, Thrust Fencing Academy will be teaching an 8-week after school program at Upper Nyack Elementary School. The goal – to teach kids focus and fitness through the Olympic sport of fencing. Sixteen Musketeers ranging in ages from Second to Fifth grade will participate in the weekly program taught by Maestro Mika’il Sankofa. [...] Continue reading »
Captain Philip Yoo, Tim Steinberg and Robert Link put on a show at their recent dual meet against Horace Mann last Thursday. The trio surprised the veteran squad at Horace Mann by defeating them 6-3 in their first meeting of the season. Captain Phil Yoo got the ball rolling by winning his first [...] Continue reading »
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