News & Announcements

Footwork Practice – Thursday, Sep 20

Everyone should come to the footwork practice session, Thursday, September 20, 7:00-7:30pm.  Footwork is an essential element of our fencing strategy and everyone at Chevy Chase needs to improve their footwork technique. Coach Matthew Moore will be leading this practice. The cost for the sessions is $5.00 cash per person per evening. Everyone should attend. Come join the crowd!  The footwork practice begins at 7:00pm.  But try to arrive a few

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Footwork Practice – Thursday, Sep 13, 7:00pm

Everyone should come to the footwork practice session, Thursday, September 13, 7:00-7:30pm.  Footwork is an essential element of our fencing strategy and everyone at Chevy Chase needs to improve their footwork technique. Coach Matthew Moore will be leading this practice. The cost for the sessions is $5.00 cash per person per evening. Everyone should attend. Come join the crowd!  The footwork practice begins at 7:00pm.  But try to arrive a few

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Competition Seminar – Saturday, September 8

There are lots of different types of competitions for all ages and ability levels: local tournaments, RYCs, SYCs, ROCs, NACs, Championships.  Many of them have different eligibility requirements.  Some are limited by age group (e.g., Y10, Y12, Y14, Vet Open), others by ability level (e.g., Division II, Division III), others are open to everyone.   Competition is an important part of your fencing development.  Fencing unknown opponents will improve your

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Footwork Practice – Thursday, September 6

Everyone should come to the footwork practice session, Thursday, September 6, 7:00-7:30pm.  Footwork is an essential element of our fencing strategy and everyone at Chevy Chase needs to improve their footwork technique. Coach Matthew Moore will be leading this practice. The cost for the sessions is $5.00 cash per person per evening. Everyone should attend. Come join the crowd!  The footwork practice begins at 7:00pm.  But try to arrive a few

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Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for both the summer and fall programs. The Junior Epee Club (for those who have already taken a Junior Epee Beginning or Intermediate Class) summer session begins on Tuesday, August 7, 6:30pm-7:30pm.  During August the summer Junior Epee Club will meet only on Tuesday evenings.  After Labor Day, the summer Junior Epee Club will meet twice a week, Tuesday evenings and Saturdays, 2:00pm-3:30pm. The group classes

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Former CCFC Fencer Kat Holmes Wins World Championship!!!

On Wednesday, July 25, former CCFC fencer Kat Holmes and her teammates, Kelley Hurley, Courtney Hurley and Amanda Sirico, won the Women's Epee Team World Championships in Wuxi, China.  The US team is now ranked #1 in the world and has also earned the World Cup Trophy for being the teamwith the most World Cup and Championship wins.  The World Cup Trophy will be awarded at a special ceremony at

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Kat Holmes Finishes 10th at World Championships

From Kat Holmes: "Finished 10th at the 2018 World Championships!!! My highest finish yet! From the moment I stepped on strip at the start of the first day, I brought my best focus and best preparation to bear. I can feel my fencing getting better and better with each tournament and am ready to crush it in the team event in a few days! Also major congrats to @thathurleygurrl [Courtney

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Kat Holmes, 6-0 in Pool, Advances to 2nd Day at World Championships

Former CCFC fencer and Olympian Kat Holmes finished 6-0 in the first round of pools at the 2018 World Championships in Wuxi, China.  She received only 7 touches against her finishing at first seed. The top 16 out of pools advance to the second day of the Championships joining 16 top FIE point holders.  The other fencers compete in a direct elimination and the top 32 from the DE will

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On Way To China

Former Chevy Chase fencers, Katharine Holmes and James Kaull, are on their way to Wuxi, China for the 2018 World Championships.  Follow the US Team at http://www.wuxifencing2018.cn/en/.

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Three Medals at Summer Nationals!!

Chevy Chase Fencing Club had two fencers competing in three events at the Summer National Championships and won three medals.  Bettie Graham earned 7th place in both the Veteran-70 Women's Epee and Veteran-70 Women's Foil.  Mark Henry won 7th place in the Veteran-70 Men's Epee. Congrats to both Bettie and Mark for a job well done.

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