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Fencing: A sport for everyone

Fencing helps students get an edge for college

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In today's competitive climate for college acceptances, people are looking for any possible edge to separate themselves. One of the great secrets is the Olympic sport of fencing which boasts as a top scholarship sport in the NCAA. The Phoenix Center has been helping students in the Hudson Valley for years get to the collegiate level by training them to regional, national, and international success!

“Women who fence stand the greatest chance to get a sports scholarship,” states owner Eric Soyka. “While men are in the top 3 of chances to get a scholarship,” he adds. Soyka continues, “Even if the student isn’t a scholarship level athlete, coaches still have leverage in the admissions process and being a dedicated fencer can often be the difference between getting into their college of choice.”