Pictured above, about 30 of my favorite people getting together for a little in-house tourney. A good time had by all =)
Grats to the following Monarch Fencing fencers who performed exceptionally well at the 3rd Annual Santa Rita Invitational at Bolsa Knolls in Salinas!
There were 54 competitors from 4 different clubs and schools. We Fielded 17 and took 9 of the top 13 spots including top 3!
54 Fencers total
1 James Mulligan (Salle Santa Cruz & Pacific Collegiate School)
2 Sam Nelson (Salle Santa Cruz & Pacific Collegiate School)
3 Zephyra Paxton (Salle Santa Cruz)
6 Zane Pena (Salle Santa Cruz)
7 Alex Pollard (Salle Santa Cruz & Santa Cruz Homeschool)
10 Callum Farber (Salle Santa Cruz)
11 Ian Connelly (Salle Santa Cruz)
12 Marshall Carter (Salle Santa Cruz)
13 Dustin Lopez (Salle Santa Cruz & Pacific Collegiate School)
18 Alessio Bernardi (Salle Santa Cruz)
34 Tucker Pasquinelli (Salle Santa Cruz)
36 Jonathan Shultze (Santa Cruz Home School)
37 Joe Larse (Salle Santa Cruz)
40 Simon Wilson (Monterey Homeschool)
51 Emily Covington (Santa Cruz Homeschool)
Salle Santa Cruz Workshops
- Wed June 13th: Foil Referee Workshop
- Friday June 15th: Intro to Epee
- Mon June 18th: The Way of the Armorer
- Fri: June 22nd: Intro to Sabre
- Wed August 29th: End of Summer Tourney
In Santa Cruz, starting April 2nd, we are going to a Tues/ Thurs schedule.
- Advanced Youth: Tuesdays 6:30-8:00
- Beginning Youth: Thursdays 6:30-8:00
Feb 2-5 I will be in San Francisco attending a National Fencing Coach clinic. 33 coaches from all over the US and Canada are flying in to attend. Should be quite an interesting time of learning and challenge!
Extreme Dodge-ball (25 kids, 3 balls and a couple parents) followed by a fabulous Pot-luck and The Princess Bride Projected huge on the wall of the gym!
Definitely a good night.
This invite is going out to ALL MY FENCING STUDENTS both at Salle Santa Cruz and my wonderful new class in Monterey!
~ We’ll begin with Super Extreme Youth Dodge-ball (Like regular DB but with 3 classes of kids)!
~ Then we’ll set up the Pot Luck. (7:00ish)
~ Then we’ll break out the Big Screen and watch The Princess Bride (During Intermission a special prize will be awarded to the person displaying the best “Bonetti Defense” =)
Come one, Come all!
- What: Fencing Christmas Party
- Where: Circle Church Gym (111 Errett Cir, Santa Cruz 95060)
- When: Wednesday, December 14th
- Time: 6:30pm -8ish- maybe 9ish for some folk
I went to two tourneys last Sunday. I got 6th in sabre, 8th in foil and a twisted ankle from a flèche gone wrong =(