NEWS BLOG ON DENVER FENCING AND PENTATHLON

March 8, 2017

There is a growing body of research showing that sports like Fencing, i.e. those that requires fast decisions, places high demands on visual attention and requires fast reactions, are good for young and old brains. In a previous blog post, "Is Fencing the Answer to Brain Health?" we reprinted an article from the Washington Post that talks about various studies in this area...

January 18, 2016

Several club members had the opportunity to go to beautiful Rancho Mirage, CA to a Pentahlon Training Camp and Regional Competition, and National Qualifier for Youth and Juniors.  The campers trained in swimming, running, shooting, fencing and horseriding. 

 

The culmination of the rigorous week of horse riding and jumping training from Micheal Cintas, an Olympic trainer, was a horseriding...

January 18, 2016

It was a special feat and show of strength and persistence that Naomi and Seamus went to the Youth World Championships.  Seamus even managed to get into the finals.  We always knew Seamus was a good sportsman and great athlete, the Judges at the Championships agreed! Seamus is a member of our affiliate club in Durango, and trains mostly with Jennifer Thurston, he embodies what we strive for at the...

January 18, 2016

When our club pentathletes go to the OTC for camps or competitions they will often see our Olympic hopefuls like Nathan Schrimsher and Margaux Isaksen training or competing. The ‘esprit de corps’ is evident in this wonderful community of athletes even though there is stiff competition amongst them.  The training is grueling as these athlete attest. Even Genadijus Sokolovas, or Dr G as our Kids cal...