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 »
The champs are all grown up and on their way to college! Four of the five members of the ISFL Championship Sabre fencing team, also members of Thrust Fencing Academy, are on their way to college: Co-captains Tim Steinbeberg and Robert Link will be attending Stevens Tech and Wake Forest respectively, Raj Chaudhry will be [...] Continue reading »
It was a wonderful three days from June 15-17 that had Thrust Fencing Academy teaching over three hundred students the sport of fencing at Bardonia Elementary School in Bardonia, NY. The kids filled the gym classes with yells of Opalaa and Ochocho from 9-3pm! “Boys and Girls ages 5-10 left the class yelling Sabre, [...] Continue reading »
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