About Us


Coach Amgad Badawi

Amgad Badawi, Head Coach

Amgad Badawi was the National Team and Olympic Coach for Lebanon during the London 2012 Olympic Games. In 2011, he helped bring 6 medals to the Lebanese team in foil, sabre and epee at the the 12th Pan Arab Games in Qatar. Mr. Badawi’s students have won many national and international medals. Most recently, in 2014, one of his students became the youngest fencer to ever win the Cadet World Cup in foil at the age of 14. Mr. Badawi himself is a former seven time individual national medalist and Egyptian National Team member. He received his coaching training from the Italian legend Maestro Antonio Di Ciolo and brings over 20 years of fencing experience as an athlete and coach to our club.

As recognition of his proficiency in methods for coaching fencers of all levels, Coach Badawi is certified as a Maitre d’Armes in Epee, Foil, and Sabre by the United States Fencing Coaches Association (USFCA). He is also recognized as a national level referee in all three weapons and has refereed internationally for the past 5 years.

World Class Coaching in a World Class Facility
Fencing with 2012 London Olympics Coach Amgad Badawi is for everyone, from new youth fencers to nationally and internationally competitive fencers.

IFAD's gym, constructed in 2016, is a world class fencing facility featuring 13 Olympic size strips with FIE calibrated scoring apparati. Olympic Gold Medalist Giorgio Avola described it as "the BEST fencing facility in the United States."
Helpful Links
International Fencers Alliance of Dallas
2640 Old Denton Rd, Suite 212 Carrollton, Texas
Club Schedule

Monday - Friday 6pm - 9pm
Saturday 10am - 2:30pm
Sunday special events only