As of January 2016, Stamford Fencing Center started offering a Competition Program for kids that are serious about fencing.
Soccer Friends USA co-owner and coach Sean Peckett kicks up great advice for coaching youth sports teams, from tips for coaching your own kids to promoting good sportsmanship for every athlete on the team.
Mission Fencing Center, located in Rocky Point, offers fencing classes for children of all ages. The Long Island center’s Squire fencing lessons focus on children ages 6-10 learning the fundamentals of fencing.
Tim Morehouse, originally from Riverdale in the Bronx, has an impressive career: He has competed on the US Olympic fencing teams in Athens, Beijing, and London (so far). Since winning a silver medal in the 2008 Beijing Games, Morehouse has consistently leveraged his influence to inspire kids across the world to lead active lifestyles and to find the excitement and fun in lesser-known sports. We spoke to Morehouse about his past life as a teacher in the New York City school system, his love of the sport, and more.
Fencing, a sport your child very well may have never heard of until the 2012 Olympics, is a perfect way to harness a child’s focus.