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Armory Clinic with Head Armorer Michael Mergens     Feb 1, 2019
Competition Hall: Fort Washington, MD Visit to Register!
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   Map to Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center Fort Washington MD 20745
posted 10/17/2018
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Both fencers and their parents can learn the basics of maintaining their equipment, troubleshooting when encountering problems, and fixing it when it breaks. This 2-3 hour clinic (depending on the number of participants) consists of discussions, demonstrations and practical exercises.

Topics include:
 Breakdown of Each Part of the Weapon
 Assembly and Disassembly of the weapon
 Testing, Maintaining, and Repairing Equipment
 Troubleshooting Problems On and Off the Strip
 Rewiring a Blade
 Body Cord Quick Fixes

The Presenter:
Michael Mergens is a USFA certified Armorer, Coach and Referee with over 34 years of experiencewith over 34 years of experience. He has been Head Armorer for the Capitol Clash SYC for the past 10 years, the 2015 Junior/Cadet World Championships, 2014 Saber Grand Prix, as well many other USFA National and International events. Additionally, he is. Additionally, he is. Additionally, he is . Additionally, he is a Mechanical Engineer with 25 years of practical design and a Mechanical Engineer with 25 years of practical design and management experience in the Aerospace and Defense industries.

Q & A Session to Follow
$50 per person or $100 per family (up to 4 people)

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