August 1st is the start of the new fencing season!
Fioretto Fencing Academy will be hosting our very own Open tournament at our facility! Come join us for Y10/Y12 Youth Foil and Senior Open Foil events!
Registration link can be found on AskFred.net: https://askfred.net/Events/whoIsComing.php?tournament_id=36609
Great start of the year for Fioretto fencers! New ranks and medals in every foil event at the Duel Till You Drop 2017!
Congratulations Matthew Lynch for 3rd place in Div. III and getting D17, Enoch Xiao 3rd in Y14, Coach Alan 3rd in Open Foil, Jack and Scott getting E17 ranks! Good job to everyone who competed!
Medalists of the Y12 Fioretto Youth Foil Tournament last Tuesday! Great job everyone!
--> October 15, 2016
Huge congratulations to Fencer Amanda Jiang for her FIRST Place finish in the U19 event at the October Youth Duel at Stoccata! She also earned 3rd place in the Y12 event. Great work!
--> June 22, 2016
Summer Fencing Camps at Beaches Episcopal School!
--> June 18, 2016
Congratulations to all of our Fioretto students who competed at the 2016 Florida Sunshine State Games. We finished with three medals today including 3rd from Alan Chernomashentsev in Veteran Men's Foil, 3rd Alisa Chernomashentsev in Women's Foil, and 3rd for Leah McLaughlin in D and Under Mixed Foil. Also congrats to Scott Spears, Colin Smith, and Matthew Lynch for the great fencing in multiple events! GREAT JOB!
--> April 16, 2016
Congratulations to Enoch and Ethan for winning the Gold and Silver medals at the Gainesville, Florida tournament this past weekend! Great job!
--> April 8-11, 2016
Congratulations to Coach Alan Chernomashentsev for his Third Place finish in the Veteran 50 event at the 2016 North American Cup and Championship in Richmond, Virginia. Also a huge congrats to Leah McLaughlin who placed 9th in the Division III Women's Foil Event. Here are some highlight photos from the fun weekend!
--> December 5, 2015
Congratulations to Scott Spears and Leah McLaughlin for their excellent fencing at UF's Blue and Orange Tournament! Special congrats to Leah for Top 8 in Division 3 Foil! Great job everyone!
--> December 5, 2015
Fun photos from the Orange and Blue Tournament at UF in Gainesville, FL. Coach Alan Chernomashentsev, Leah McLaughlin, and Scott Spears fenced, and Alisa Chernomashentsev was a referee at this event!
-->Summer Camps @ Bolles Fencing Camp
Join us for the last two sessions of Bolles Summer Camp...
(Session 3: July 6-10, Session 4: July 27-31)!
Here are some fun photos from the first two sessions!
If you are interested in joining a Bolles Fencing Camp, please register on the Bolles School website following this link:
Congrats to everyone who competed at the Spring Duel in Newberry, FL. Here are the results:
Bryce Haye 1st Place in Division III Men's Foil
Alan Chernomashentsev 1st Place in Open Foil
Jack Steinman 2nd Place in Division III Foil
Amanda Jiang 3rd in Youth 12 Foil
Matthew Lynch 3rd in Youth 14 Foil
Also a special congratulations to Bryce Haye and Julian Wicker for qualifying for the 2015 Summer Nationals Championship in San Jose, California!!!
-->January 10, 2015
We would like to congratulate all Fioretto Fencers who competed at the 2015 Duel Til You Drop! Great job to Scott Spears, Tess Schwartz, Bryce Haye, Matthew Lynch, Thomas Lynch, Amanda Jiang, and Julian Wicker for their outstanding fencing in the event!
-->January 10, 2015
Congratulations to Coach Alan Chernomashentsev for his Bronze Medal finish at the 2015 Duel Til You Drop in Jacksonville, Florida!
London Olympian Zain Shaito, and Team USA member for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Pentathlon will be leading the FIORETTO Fencing Academy Summer Camp this year ! Please look on askfred.net for more details. We are looking forward to this exciting event!
***Note Date Change***
The Florida Sunshine State Games are coming up! Please follow this link by clicking HERE for more information and online registration.
Dates: June 21 - June 22, 2014
Location: 701 W Lime Street, Lakeland, Florida 33815
Entry Fee: $35 for the first event, $15 for each additional event.
Other: Entry deadline is June 6 for mail-in registration and June 8 for online registration. USFA membership required.
***SUMMER CAMP ANNOUNCEMENT***
Our new Summer Camp information has been posted! Please click HERE to view information about the 4 sessions of summer camps that we will be offering!
All camps will be held at the Bolles Ponte Vedra Campus, and are open to everyone.
Congratulations to Yooree Ha and Lauren Bishop for qualifying and competing in the 2014 Junior Olympics in Portland, Oregon.
-->December 19, 2013
Congratulations to all who participated in the Fioretto Youth Christmas Tournament! Matthew Lynch took first place, Thomas Lynch took second, and Agasthya Vedre-Kyanam and Amanda Jiang tied for third!
-->December 14, 2013
Congratulations to our medalists at the December Duel in Alachua, Florida! In Women's Foil, Yooree Ha and Lauren Bishop tied for bronze. In Youth 12, Matthew Lynch took bronze, and in Senior Mixed Foil Alan Chernomashentsev took second!
-->October 19, 2013
Congratulations to Bryce Haye for winning first place in the D and Under event at the Ghoul Duel in Newberry, Florida!
-->June 8, 2013
Congratulations to all of our competitors at the Florida Sunshine State Games!
Alisa Chernomashentsev won the Women's Foil event for the third year in a row! Congrats Alisa! Yooree Ha took third place in the Youth 14 Women's Foil event! Congrats Yooree!
Also, a special mention to our first time competitors, Matthew and Thomas Lynch, and Barbara Jordan! We are very proud of you all!
-->May 11, 2013
Congratulations to Bryce Haye for the bronze medal at the May Madness Fencing Tournament at Stocatta Fencing Club Orlando!
-->April 6, 2013
Congratulations to Yooree Ha for the bronze medal and earning her E2013 in the Women's Foil event at Newberry's April Fools Duel! We are very proud of her!
-->March 2, 2013
Today we had a fencing demonstration at the Family Fun Fest at Mandarin Oaks Elementary School! Thank you to Yooree Ha, Bryce Haye, and Alisa Chernomashentsev for helping us introduce fencing to hundreds of kids!
We are having a FIORETTO Open Foil tournament on June 1st, 2013. Please visit the link below and pre-register for this event!
-->February 15, 2013
Yooree Ha, Lauren Bishop, and Alisa Chernomashentsev competed at the 2013 Junior Olympics in Baltimore, Maryland!
This summer we will be having Summer Fencing Camps at the Bolles School.
1) Ponte Vedra Beach Campus July 8-12, from 9AM-12PM in the brand new Multi-purpose room.
2) Bartram Campus July 15-19 and August 5-9 from 9AM-12PM in the Conroy Gym.
3) San Jose Campus July 22-26 from 9AM-12PM and 1PM to 4pm in the Crew Boathouse, 2nd floor.
Contact the Bolles School for more information about the camps!
-->February 1-3, 2013
Luke Cherry, Yooree Ha, and Alisa Chernomashentsev traveled to Washington D.C. for the Capitol Clash SYC and Cadet event to referee! In addition to refereeing, Alisa fenced in the Cadet event and took Second Place! Congratulations!
-->January 11, 2013
Congratulations to Alisa Chernomashentsev for acceptance into the Air Force Academy! She will be leaving on June 27th, and will be fencing on their Division 1 NCAA Team! We are very proud of her!
-->January 1, 2013!!!
Happy New Year from Fioretto Fencing Academy! We wish you and yours joy, happiness, and prosperity in 2013 and beyond!!!
-->December 15, 2012
Congratulations to all Fioretto fencers who competed at the December Duel/Junior Olympics Qualifier in Newberry, FL! Special congrats goes out to Luke Cherry for 3rd place in the Open Foil event; Yooree Ha for 2nd place in the women's foil event; and Bryce Haye for 3rd place in the Division III event!
Luke Cherry, Yooree Ha, Lauren Bishop, and Alisa Chernomashentsev have qualified for the Junior Olympics in February in Baltimore, Maryland!
-->November 11, 2012
Congratulations to Alisa Chernomashentsev for placing in the Top 32 in the Junior event at the November North American Cup in Virginia Beach, VA!
-->September 15, 2012
Congratulations to all of the Fioretto Fencers that competed at the Back to School tournament in Newberry, FL. A special congrats goes out to Lauren Bishop who took the bronze medal in the Women's Foil event and Sergey Morozov who took the bronze medal in the Y12 event! Congratulations to all!!!
-->September 9, 2012
Congratulations to Alisa Chernomashentsev for placing 3rd at the AFC Kickoff in Atlanta, Georgia!
-->September 8, 2012
Congratulations to Luke Cherry for placing 2nd at the Superblades Tournament in Hollywood, FL!
-->August 6, 2012
We had a great time tonight with our Fioretto Fencers celebrating the Olympic Fencing, by spending some time together, and watching some fencing bouts!
-->August 3, 2012
Morning beach workouts with Coach Alan Chernomashentsev and Fioretto Fencing Academy fencers!
*Announcement* August 1st, 2012
Today is the first day of the new fencing season. That means that it is that time of year to begin training for the upcoming competitions. If you plan on competing this season, you need to renew your membership with USFA. This can be done at http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Fencing/Membership.aspx.
Also, please take a look at our *revised schedule* in the column to the right. We hope everyone has had a chance to tune in and watch fencing in the 2012 London Olympic Games! It has been a great time for Team USA and the rest of the Olympic competitors. Hopefully, our Fioretto fencers will be able to go into the new season motivated to work hard, and have fun just like these Olympic athletes!
-->July 20, 2012
Fioretto Fencing Academy had fun coaching the 2012 Bolles Bulldog Summer Fencing Camp (K-5)! The kids have been introduced to the sport of fencing throughout the past week, and they have learned the basic techniques and moves. They also have gotten a fair share of bouting time, including an entire competition on Day 5! We had a great time with these awesome kids!
Pictures from the K-5 Bolles Fencing Camp are available here:
-->June 23, 2012
Congratulations to all Fioretto Fencers who competed at the 2012 Florida Sunshine State Games! Special congrats to Alisa Chernomashentsev for first place in the women's foil event! This is the second year in a row she has won!
-->Congratulations to Luke Cherry for successfully passing his referee practical examination and jumping from no rating to an 8 on the FOC 1-10 rating scale! This was at the Capital Clash SYC and Cadet event in Washington, D.C. hosted at the Gaylord National! Gateway Florida division, please welcome Luke Cherry, the newest official!
-->January 28, 2012
Congratulations to Alisa Chernomashentsev for second place and renewing her B to a B12, and congrats to Luke Cherry for third place at the Allez 2012 in Hollywood, Florida!
-->January 14, 2012
Congratulations to Alisa Chernomashentsev for first place in the Women's Foil event at the Duel Til You Drop in Jacksonville, FL!
-->January 7, 2012
Congratulations to Luke Cherry for 3rd place and earning his B12 at the Hangover Open in Richmond, Virginia! Also Congratulations to Alisa Chernomashentsev for first place in the Women's Foil event!
-->December 3, 2011
Six Fioretto fencers earned eight Medals at the December Duel in Newberry this weekend! Congratulations to Luke Cherry, Bryce Haye, Yooree Ha, Eric Goodman, Sergey Morozov, and Brian Bourassa who all took home medals from the event!
Luke Cherry, Yooree Ha, and Alisa Chernomashentsev also qualified for the 2012 Junior Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah!
-->November 19, 2011
We had a great day at Fioretto today with our Division 2 tournament! Congratulations to Luke Cherry for Second place, and Cofi Hilburn for Third place! Cofi earned his D11 rating! Congratulations to all who competed!
-->October 30, 2011-
Congratulations to Luke Cherry for winning first place at the 2011 Halloween Tournament at Georgia Southern University! Luke earned his C2011!
-->October 29, 2011-
Congratulations to Alisa Chernomashentsev for winning first place at the New Orleans ROC!
Congratulations to Lauren Bishop for placing third at the WGFA Black Widow Women's Foil event!
-->October 8, 2011-
Congratulations to all of the Fioretto Fencing Academy fencers who competed at the Octoberfest Duel in Gainesville today! Alisa Chernomashentsev placed first in Open Foil. Luke Cherry won gold in D&Under, and second in Open Foil. Bryce got second in D&Under. Eric placed third in D&Under! Sergey placed second in Y12 Foil! Congratulations! Everyone fenced very well!
-->October 1, 2011-
Great fencing tournament at Fioretto Fencing Academy! 45 competitors. A2 event! Huge thanks to everyone who came! It would not have been the same without you! Alisa and Alan Chernomashentsev tied for third, Eric Paracka got second, and Julio Diaz won first place in Mixed Open Foil. Congrats to all who participated!
-->September 11, 2011-
Congratulations to Alan Chernomashentsev for placing third in Mixed Foil and first in Veterans Mixed Foil at the Bell Tower Classic 2011 in Chapel Hill, NC! Also, congrats to Alisa Chernomashentsev for finishing second in Woman's Foil!
-->August 28, 2011-
Congratulations to Coach Alan for winning first place at the AFC Kickoff Open in Atlanta, GA!! He also renewed his A to an A2011!!!
-->August 20, 2011-
Congratulations to all of our fencers that participated in the JFC End of Summer Duel this weekend! Nathan Smith took third place in Youth 14, and Mark Bishop earned his E2011 rank in Mixed Foil!
-->August 20, 2011-
Congratulations to Bryce Haye for winning first place at the Dead Heat Zombie Repechage Tournament this weekend in Tallahassee, Florida! He went undefeated throughout the whole tournament!
-->June 17 2011-
Congratulations to all of the Fioretto Fencers that competed at the 2011 Florida Sunshine State Games!! Luke Cherry took 3rd place in D&Under; Yooree Ha took 2nd place in Y14 Women's Foil, and Alisa Chernomashentsev won first place in Women's Foil!!!