Private Lessons. Private epee lessons with Coach Alexander. Private lessons are 20 minutes in duration.

NFFC members* $30/lesson
NFFC Members* $120/month ( 1 lesson/week )
NFFC Members* $200/month ( 2 lesson/week )
NFFC Members* $300/month ( 3 lesson/week )

Non-members    $40/lesson
Non-Members  $160/month ( 1 lesson/week )
Note*: NFFC members are fencers that represent NFFC as their primary club as verified by USFencing

Competitive Clinics.

Competitive fencer, or competitive coach training clinics and semi-private lessons can be arranged. Fee to be determined.


Coach Chuck Alexander

Experience

United States Fencing Coaches Association (USFCA)

Vice President – West, August 2016 – Present

Vice President of the United States Fencing Coaches Association (USFCA). The USFCA is dedicated to developing and maintaining the quality of fencing instruction, and to serve the many needs of fencing coaches in the United States. A USFCA member shares a commitment with hundreds of others who are devoted to the improvement of US fencing though the associations’ activities. More information can be found at http://usfca.org

No Fear Fencing Club, Escondido, CA

Head Coach/Owner June 1995 Present

Founder and Head Coach of No Fear Fencing Club. NFFC is dedicated to the development and maintenance of competitive fencers who compete at regional, national and international levels. NFFC accomplishes this by supporting the development of competitive cadet, junior, senior, and veteran epee fencers.

University of California San Diego (UCSD) | La Jolla, CA

NCAA Fencing Coach Sept 1994 – Present

Coached UCSD women’s epee team to conference gold. Produced many gold medal conference gold medal athletes throughout the tenure at UCSD. Produced two NCAA all Americans, many IFCSC individual and team epee gold medalists.

United States Fencing Coaches Association (USFCA)

Secretary March 2009 – June 2012

Member of the board of the United States Fencing Coaches Association (USFCA). The USFCA is dedicated to developing and maintaining the quality of fencing instruction, and to serve the many needs of fencing coaches in the United States.
The USFCA is the accreditation and certification organization for fencing coaches in the USA. The USFCA are members of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA), and the Academia d’Armes Internationale (AAI)

  • Prevot of Epee
  • Certified USFCA examiner

San Diego State University | San Diego, CA, USA

Head Coach Sept 1979 – June 1982

Coached the university’s fencing team in all weapons. Developed fencers from beginners through competitive athletes.


Papers and publications:

The Competitive Pyramid Series

  • Competitive Epee Overview, submitted to USFCA magazine, Feb 2013
  • Goal Setting, USFCA magazine, June 2011
  • Epee, A Tactical Overview, Web Article, June 2014
  • Coach Selection, USFCA magazine, May 2013

Work in progress

  • Teaching students to fence: A behavioral & developmental perspective

Accomplishments (As competitor and coach)

2016-2018 Vice President, United States Fencing Coaches Association

2016    Coach, bronze medalist, Pan American Championships, V40ME
2016    Pan American Championships, Ponce Puerto Rico, Gold Medal, V60ME

2015    Pan American Championships, Lima Peru, Gold Medal, V60ME

2015    Coach, Gold Medalist, NAC V40WE

2015    Coach, Silver medalist, NAC V40ME

2015    Coach, Silver medalist, NAC V50ME

2015    Coach, Bronze medalist, NAC V60ME

2015    Coach, finalist, NAC V50WE

2014    Pan American Championships, Aruba, Gold Medal, V60ME

2014    Coach, bronze medalist, US national championships, Cadet (Under 17) women’s epee

2014    Coach, bronze medalist, US national championships, V40ME

2014    Coach, bronze medalist, US national championships, V50ME

2013    Coach, bronze medalist, US NAC 2, Y14 women’s epee

2014    US National Champion, National Championships V60ME

2014    US National Team Member, World Championships, V60ME (Debrecen, Hungary)

2009    US National Team Member. World Championships, V50ME (Moscow, Russia)

2007    San Diego Division USFA Member of Congress

2006    US National Team Member. World Championships, V50ME (Bath, England)

2006    USFA Pacific Coast Section Vice Chair (Seniors)

2006    San Diego Division USFA Member of Congress

2005    USFA Pacific Coast Section Vice Chair (Seniors)

2005    US National Champion, National Championships V50ME

2005    US National Team Member. World Championships, V50ME (Tampa USA)

2005    Finalist World Championships V50ME (Tampa, USA)

2005    San Diego Division USFA Member of Congress

2004    USFA, Pacific Coast Section, Vice Chair, Seniors

2003    USFA, Pacific Coast Section, Vice Chair, Seniors

2002    Puerto Rico World Cup, Top 64 (World Cup points awarded)

1999    Australian National Championships, Senior Men’s Epee, 12th place

1998    Coach of NCAA All American, women’s epee, UCSD

1996    Coach of NCAA All American, women’s epee, UCSD

1996    Executive board member USFA San Diego Division

1995    Coach of NCAA All American, women’s epee, UCSD

1995    Athlete participant at US Olympic Festival, Boulder, Colorado

1995    Organizer and site manager, Cal. State Games, Fencing

1994    Chairman USFA San Diego Division

1993    Coach/member Silver medal Pacific Coast Sectional Championships, Epee Team

1992    Coach/member Gold medal Pacific Coast Sectional Championships, Epee Team

1992    Bronze medal Cal. State games (epee)

1991    Finalist US National Circuit (4th) (Ventura NAC) Div 1 Epee

1991    Athlete participant at US Olympic Festival, Los Angeles, California (bronze)

1990    Athlete participant at US Olympic Festival, Minneapolis, Minnesota (silver)

1989    Coach/member Gold medal Pacific Coast Sectional Championships, Epee Team

1987    Coach/member Gold medal Pacific Coast Sectional Championships Epee Team

1983    Semi-finalist US National Championships, Epee (Div 1)

1979    Vice Chairman USFA SoCal Division (Los Angeles)

1978    Joined NFCAA (Certified Instructor)

1976    Western Intercollegiate All Conference (epee) (San Diego State University)

1976    So. Cal. Intercollegiate All Conference (foil) (San Diego State University)

1974-1977    Member (Captain) of SDSU fencing team (San Diego State University)