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My Fencing Club has been lucky to get a lot of media coverage over the past couple of years, and thought it would be good to start archiving it here.

                                              Carlos from YTV learns how to fence

My Fencing Club was featured on YTV!
Will the host, Carlos, win his duel against Audrey? Watch the video and find out! Please help us to spread the word by sharing the video.

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    My Fencing Club on Global Morning Show!                       Global Morning Show did a special feature on experiential gifts for Christmas.We made the list! Fast forward 5:12 to see them talk about our intro fencing lesson.

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Application “Fencing Basics” Toronto, July 2013My Fencing Club was chosen to film App Central, a consumer technology show that aired on CTV, BNN, as well as internationally in South Korea, Australia and Hong Kong. The app “Fencing Basics” uses short instructional video clips to help novice fencers learn the proper techniques for basic maneuvers.Click here to view the video 
We made it to the Globe and Mail! Globe and Mail, July 16th, 2012 (by Trish McAlaster)Trish McAlaster took an Intro Fencing Lesson with Katya to start the “My Summer Games” column that chases glory at the rec level. In this story Trish talked about every part of the lesson and what it took to be a fencer.

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Maybe it’s Maybelline?

BC Production Inc. Toronto, May 18, 2011

Out of the 50+ fencers who auditioned to participate in a Maybelline 2011 commercial, Katya Belkina was selected, as they needed a real fencer for the project. Fencing a model was challenging enough, yet Katya knew how to fence aggressively but not hurt the model.

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Training for the Movies!

My Fencing Club, September 2010

Canadian born actor, Kristopher Turner prepared himself for his role in the Hallmark Channel original movie, “Old Fashioned Christmas”, by taking fencing lessons with Katya. The video above features: a snippet of the duel featured in the movie, a short clip of an interview with Kristopher and some shots taken during his fencing lessons with Katya.

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A safe way to learn by the sword

Toronto Metro News, June 2, 2010
(by Mat Lecompte)

In the summer of 2010 My Fencing Club was lucky enough to be featured in a Metro News (Toronto) article. Check out what they have to say!

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Katya Belkina: Russian Fencer

Centennial College’s The Journal, April 2009

(by Renee Klein)

Katya of My Fencing Club was the subject of a 2009 broadcast of The Journal. The Journal is a weekly news magazine show produced by the Broadcasting and Film students at Centennial College in Toronto.

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Canada today: My Fencing Club

Radio Canada International, June 8, 2010

(by Natalia Alexandrova)

In this interview with RCI, Katya Belkina tells the reporter about the origin of the club, the popularity of fencing in Canada and why the sport is good for kids. Fast-forward to 5:55 for the interview. Available in Russian only.

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