Both Mike and Maureen are attending the wedding of Kelleigh Ryan. Kelleigh has visited GGFC and trained with us several times and is a member of the Canadian Women' s Foil Team. GGFC wishes Alex and Kelleigh all the best! Mike will be gone from September 28 - October 2 Maureen will be gone from September 30 - October 6th This is a pic of Kelleigh (far left) with her team at the Mt. Washington Foil Camp in July. (And yes, that's our Sam!)
So much has been devoted to John Wooden's Pyramid of Success that writing more on the topic is simply unnecessary. Instead, the GGFC Coaches would simply like to let the concept stand by itself. Fencers, study this chart. Learn from this chart. Be this chart!
There are athletes who "go to the Olympics" and athletes who are "Olympian".
Evan Dunfee sets the bar very high - here's to hoping that more of us will rise to that level. This is what sport should be all about.
NATIONALFENCINGCLUBRANKINGS.COM recognizes Golden Gate Fencing Center's achievement as the top fencing club in the US for All Academic Team members! http://nationalfencingclubrankings.com/top-fencing-clubs-academic-team-members-2015-2016/
This is a nice article that highlights Canadian athletes who participated in the Rio Olympics and who have been identified as an athlete to watch for the Tokyo Olympics. As many of the GGFC fencers and parents remember, Eleanor has trained at GGFC several times over the last 3 years. GGFC Coach Mike Pederson is one the National Team Coaches for canadian women's foil and has worked with Eleanor and her teammates at a variety of international competitions including coaching Ele
Congratulations to all the GGFC Fencers who competed this weekend in the Battle of the Bay - a senior Regional Open Circuit. Senior Men's Epee (82 fencers) Sergey Schindler - 3rd place - BRONZE MEDAL - earns A2016 Connor Mattingly - 15 Gabe Bronfman - 18 Dylan Bethel - 21 Henry Mattingly - 26 alex gray - 31 michael lee - 42 JJ Dilberto - 73 Senior Women's Foil (40 Fencers) Eliza Klyce 2nd - SILVER MEDAL Senior Men's Foil (69 Fencers) Thomas White - 37 Senior Women's Epee (38