About Fencing Insider:
Whether you’ve been a fencer for a while or are just getting started and want to learn more about the sport, welcome! Fencing is not just a sport. It’s an entire lifestyle.
What Fencing Insider Has to Offer:
– Advanced fencer: Find out about the 20% of actions that will bring you 80% of your best results: explore advice, tips, tricks, techniques, videos, analyses, and stories that will take your fencing to the next level*
– Parents and tutors: Discover how fencing can make your child earn a scholarship to attend the nation’s most prestigious universities; travel the world as a part of the national team; balance the academic and professional life with sports to develop the most integral formation; and more
– Beginner: Quickly and easily learn about the essentials of fencing so that you can enjoy the sport. Whether you are interested in becoming a fencer or someone you know fences and you want to understand the sport, the videos we have will quickly help you master the most important aspects of fencing. Go as deep as you wish!
* It’s all about focusing on the key insights. From perfecting your footwork, distance, and timing, to getting into the right mindset and habits, learn about how you can improve your fencing skills and life forever.
About the Author:
David G. Tanamachi – Men’s Foil. Born and raised in Mexico City, I’ve been fencing since the year 2001. From 2007 to 2015, I was a member of the Mexican national fencing team. From 2011 to 2015, I was also a member of the Penn State varsity fencing team, which is the winningest program of the NCAA with 13 championships total.
- BUCS Championships (collegiate), United Kingdom: 1st place (Durham University)
- Brooklyn Fencing January Open (senior), USA – 2016: 1st place out of 64 (individual)
- Penn State Garrett Open (collegiate), USA – 2014: 1st place (individual)
- World Championships (senior), Russia – 2014: 12th place (team)
- NCAA Championships (collegiate), USA – 2014: 1st place (Penn State University)
- World University Games (senior), Russia – 2013: 8th (team)
- D1 North American Cup (senior), USA – 2012: 7th place out of 178 (individual)
- Pan-American Championships (senior), Mexico – 2012: 6th place (individual)
- Pan-American Championships (senior), Costa Rica – 2010: 3rd place (team)
- Pan-American Championships (cadet), Venezuela – 2009: 1st place (individual)
- Multiple times national champion