Fencing Academy of Calgary
The Fencing Academy of Calgary was created in 2007 by Vadim Demendeev and Marzena Zima-Skokun. Vadim has a long sports career from the former Soviet Union and even won a Gold Medal in the Uzbek National Fencing Championship in 1981. Vadim came to Canada in 1992, and starting in 2003 has been a Head Coach at a number of fencing clubs in Alberta until he decided to devote himself fully to the Academy, as well as to the Alberta Modern Pentathlon (AMPA) where he also teaches fencing in Airdrie. During the continuation of his sporting career in Alberta, he has coached many gold, silver and bronze winners at the Provincial, Western and National levels. He is also a fitness expert and personal trainer.
Fencing Academy of Calgary is proud to offer youth and adult fencing classes using various kinds of weapons.