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Our mission is to provide quality instruction in fencing and life skills that prepare our athletes to be effective contributors to their communities, schools and professional lives.
FIT provides off-campus PE instruction. Contact your school's Admin.
Group class size will be limited to 10 students for a coach. Students will be assigned to cohorts that they will stay with for the duration of the month. We are in Phase 3 for USA Fencing and USOPC regulations (see the COVID 19 page for detailed information and instructions for entering the club).
Under the Program tab in the menu above you will see a "DOWNLOADS" tab. The documents for Introductory Lesson Fencers, New Fencers, COVID form, and Fencer Contracts are listed in downloadable and fillable PDF documents. Also, EQUIPMENT ORDER FORMS and an Absolute credit card payment form are on this page.
FIT Town Hall meetings for fencers and parents are held via Zoom (virtual internet meetings) the last Sunday of every month at 8 PM. This is the platform for you to ask questions and get important USA Fencing and Club information.
Join our Zoom meeting;
Meeting ID: 858 5995 9407
FIT COVID policies continue to be updated on a regular basis to comply with Federal, State, Local, USOPC, and USA Fencing policies.
The National Office (NO) has stated we will not be sanctioning tournaments for a long time, possibly not until January of 2021.
Our next Town Hall will be held on JULY 26th via Zoom using the information above. Anyone interested in our programs is invited to listen and ask questions. The meetings are scheduled for 30 minutes; however, we can extend these if there are a lot of questions. If you have specific concerns or items to be addressed, you may send these in advance to Christine Tadlock, Secretary Board of Directors, or Ovy Waddoups, President Board of Directors at email@example.com.
FIT has a zero tolerance policy for discrimination or harassment.cing Institute of Texas (FIT) has a program for you. From youth to senior, from recreational to international competitors, FIT has something for everyone of every age.
MISSION – Our mission is to provide quality instruction in fencing and life skills that prepare our athletes to be effective contributors to their communities, schools and professional lives.
PURPOSE – To be the premier provider of instruction in the art of fencing at all levels, in all weapons while providing an unsurpassed standard of excellence in teaching able-bodied and Paralympic children and adults. To deliver consistent and professional instruction to all students from child to adult in every class, every day so that they may realize their maximum potential in this sport and in life.
VISION – To be known as the sport’s leader in providing quality instruction and consistently delivering outstanding student service to the students we serve.
CORE VALUES –
1. Treat every person the way you want to be treated.
2. Extend grace to those who are willing to try to excel.
3. Seek first to understand others before trying to be understood.
4. Choose relationships over profits and or tournament results.
5. Think outside the box – always question the status quo
6. Recognize success and provide positive and compassionate training to ensure continuation of success.
FIT has a zero tolerance policy for discrimination or harassment. Any and all incidents should be reported to our SafeSport representative, Lauri Lewis, our General Manager Brenda Waddoups, to any coach or Board of Directors member.
Recreational and beginning level fencers who may compete at local and Regional events. Click here for more information.
Team members compete at local, Regional, National, International and Olympic/Paralympic tournaments. Click here for more information.
Also called Wheelchair Fencing, this group is both recreational and competitive team fencers. You do not have to be restricted to a wheelchair to participate.
Homeschool programs are currently on hold due to COVID constraints.
This group is dedicated to remembering historical fencing techniques from the Victorian age. The group is free to currently enrolled FIT students. Others may attend for a nominal fee. Training is Wednesday evening with a Salon one Sunday per month. Fencers perform historical fencing demonstrations throughout Texas.
Summer Day Camps, Summer Competitive Camps, and Seminars are currently on hold while we weather the coronavirus pandemic. FIT usually holds summer day camps, summer and winter competitive training camps, and various seminars throughout the year.
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