Dates and times are approximate and subject to change.
All camps are designed and led by former Olympic Coach Amgad Badawi. Coach Badawi’s pre-nationals camps focus on skill-building exercises and innovative techniques proven to improve results in the brief time athletes have before the USA Fencing National Championships.
Margherita Guzzi Vincenti will join Coach Badawi in leading this camp. Mrs. Guzzi Vincenti will work with students on advanced footwork and training techniques.
Mrs. Guzzi Vincenti, a four time All-American, became a member of the Italian National Team at the age of 14. Having competed in over thirty Junior and Senior World Cup tournaments, she was a finalist thirteen times, winning four gold medals. In fact, she is the youngest Italian epeeist to have won a Junior World Cup tournament.
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.”
IFAD reserves the right to cancel, postpone or reschedule any camp or clinic because of low enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. In the unfortunate case a camp or clinic is canceled, IFAD will issue a full refund of the fees paid. IFAD cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges or expenses, including but not limited to; cancellation/change fees assessed by airlines, hotels, car services or travel agencies.