Sterling Grube (pictured above with coach Sankofa) worked hard over the summer and the results are starting to show! In just his third competitive season, Sterling finished 3rd at the Mission RJCC Cadet Men’s Sabre competition in September and followed up with a 13th place finish out of 140 competitors at the OCTOBER Detroit CADET [...] Continue reading »
L-R Sterling Grube, Coach Mika’il Sankofa, Hudson Santana Thrust Fencing Academy had a great summer nationals in Dallas, Tx this July. Sending five athletes to the National Championships with competitors in Y12 Men’s Sabre – Kyle Megerditchian, Div II, Div III Men’s Sabre – Zach Hoffman and Cadet and Junior Men’s Sabre – Hudson Santana, [...] Continue reading »
They say bad starts make for a great ending! ¬†Well that’s what Kyle Megerditchian decided on at the Lilov RYC Y12 Men’s Sabre event held on April 2! En route to his first RYC Championship, he started the day off in pools 2-4, which wasn’t ideal and put him ranked 18th in the direct elimination [...] Continue reading »
Thrust Elite Squad L-R Sterling Grube, Aidan Russell, Hudson Santana “It was a great day for our team and the recent Junior Olympic Championships in Cleveland,” noted coach Mika’il Sankofa. “Our boys have come a long way in just a few months. First we defeated a very good west coast PDX team 45-43 seeded #7 [...] Continue reading »
Cadet Men’s Sabre Sterling Grube – finished with the silver in Cadet Men’s Sabre narrowly missing the gold 15-14 Hudson Santana – finished with the bronze who narrowly lost to his teammate Grube 15-14 in the round of 8. Aiden Russell – finished 12th and was a few touches from making the top 8. This [...] Continue reading »
Train like an Olympian with an Olympian Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Way¬†of¬†the¬†Sword presents Sankofa Sabre Camp with 3x US Olympian December 28 29 & 30 Way¬†of¬†the¬†Sword¬†has teamed up with ¬†Mr.¬†Mika’il¬†Sankofa, 3x US Olympian, to bring you a special learning opportunity to train like an Olympian with an Olympian. We are [...] Continue reading »
2015 FALL THRUST ROC POSTER PDF¬†The fencing road to the Rio Olympics begins at the Thrust Fall Regional Open Circuit September 12-13 at the Rockland Community College. Hosted by three-time Olympian Mika’il Sankofa head coach and owner of Thrust Fencing Academy in Nyack, NY the competition will feature some of the nations best fencers from [...] Continue reading »
Gillian Parris (10) took it to her girls nationally last week, by placing in the the top 32 in the Y10 Women’s and Y12 Women’s national championships held in San Jose, CA last week. Parris, the 2015 Thrust RYC Y10 Women’s Sabre Champ, placed 23rd in both national events. But what’s interesting is that by [...] Continue reading »
Sterling Grube (Pictured L) was well “Sterling” at his second National Championships held at the San Jose Convention center in San Jose, CA! Grube (14) competed in the Cadet Men’s Sabre competition on Saturday and finished 26th out of 104 competitors. A great accomplishment considering he’s only been fencing two years and has a mere [...] Continue reading »
With the goal of enhancing the lives of children through the sport of fencing, Thrust Fencing Academy will be holding weekly fencing clinics at Lifetime Fitness in Montvale, New Jersey and Harrison, New York. Students will be taught the basics of the sport and conclude with a team competition to encourage sportsmanship, cooperation, patience and [...] Continue reading »
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