Master of Sport USSR. Sergei has more than 15 years of experience as a fencer and 25 years of experience as a coach. As a competitive fencer, Sergei won the Ukrainian and USSR national championships multiple times and was a member of a National fencing team. As a coach his students won countless medals National and International Competitions. In May 2001, Sergei came to United States and continued his fencing work as Head coach at Salt Lake Fencing Club, now known as Utah Swords Academy. During his work in the United States, Sergei prepared many nationally recognized students and medalists at NAC and National Championships. Sergei is the most credential coach who work with fencers in the state of Utah. He graduated from Lvov National University of Education and Sports and has earned the Master’s degree in both Physical Education and Fencing. National Ranked Referee in all three weapons. International FIE Referee (Foil, Sabre).
Master of Sport Ukraine. Konstantin started fencing at age 13. He has been a competitive fencer since 1997. Trained with a famous Ukrainian coaches Vitalui Voitov and Sergei Gritsaev, who helped him to become a National Champion in 2000, and member of Cadet National Sabre Team. He took part in numerous National and International competitions including World Cups, European and World Championships and won many medals in Cadets World Cups in addition to finishing in top 8 in the FIE ranking in 2001. Konstantin earned his coaching degree at the National University of Physical Education and Sports in Lvov, Ukraine. He has an outstanding background as a competitive fencer and a coach.
The Utah Swords Academy opened in Salt Lake City, in January 2003. It is Utah's first International competitive fencing club, with a mission to make the excitement and joy of fencing more accessible to Utans of all ages.
to help people discover, enjoy, and advance in the sport of fencing. We not only aim to develop fencer's technical skills but we also focus on physical fitness.
MY GIRLS HAD SO MUCH FUN AT THIS FENCING CAMP! THANKS CONSTANTINE, YOU'RE A GREAT COACH!
The experience was amazing. My son had a great time. The instruction was great. I highly recommend it.
My son really enjoyed this experience. Konstantine and Jack were great instructors! Strict enough to get stuff done, but relaxed enough to have fun. Konstantine was very respectful to the two girls in the class as well (ie. letting them go first, but not taking it easier on them then on the boys). Great job!
OMG! It was so much fun! I will be joining after the first of the year. I can't wait!