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Oneonta State Fencing Club

"...to uphold the honorable traditions of foil, epee and saber fencing and to create an environment where members can use fencing as a means of individual athletic, intellectual and spiritual growth."

 

Please feel free to contact Club President Kip Barrows by email at barrkj71@suny.oneonta.edu.  You can also contact faculty advisor Phil Bidwell at 436-2710 or by email!

This site is dedicated to helping students get involved with the sport of fencing and promote a strong fencing program at Oneonta State. Please use the links to the right to navigate through our web site.

 

Fencing Home Page
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Introduction to Fencing
History of Fencing
Introductory Foil Resources
Interest Form
Links
 

The Club, Spring 2010

 

Past fencing at Oneonta

Fencing has had a long if somewhat sporadic history at Oneonta over the last fifty years.  1955 was the first time that it was offered as a Physical Education class.

Fencing - the really early days


Saber in the Old Main Gymnasium in 1955


 Foil in 1956 - Let's count the errors in stance...

 

Fencing in 1967 at the Chase Dance Studio

 

The 1970-1971 Fencing Club
Peter Piccione, Susan Irving, George Ruland, Dr. Kingsley

 

Fencing in 1972