October 15, 2015

Our Coaches

Lead by Fencing Masters resident Master Head Coach and owner, Jeffrey Lopez, our coaching team is NCAP / SG-Coach certified and are constantly encouraged to upgrade themselves in the field of Fencing and Sports Science.

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Coach Jeffrey has had more than 41 years of experience in the sport of fencing and has been fencing since 1974. A double Silver medallist & Bronze medallist at the South East Asian Games (SEA Games) in 1987 for Singapore, Coach Lopez is a certified International Olympic fencing coach (IOC) and the first full-time professional Singaporean Fencing coach in Singapore. Coach Lopez had his coaching fundamentals with Monsieur Lessuer (France) and has constant collaboration with European, Japanese, Korean & Chinese coaches. He has produced many Singapore & International champions, past and present, notably Ms. Choy Fong, winning the individual Gold medal at the 1989 SEA games held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Fencing Masters coaches have taught in :

Singapore Armed Forces Sports Assc. ( SAFSA ) 1976 – 1986
Saint Joseph’s Institution – Fencing Academy ( SJI ) 1982 – 2002, 2010 – Present
Saint Joseph’s Institution International 2007 – 2014
The American Club, S’pore ( TAC ) 1992 – 2002
Salle de Vittorio 1995 – 2000
Fencing Masters ( FM ) 1995 – Present
St Joseph’s Convent – Fencing Salle ( SJCFS ) 1996 – 2002, 2015 – Present
ITE West (Balestier) 2000 – Present
Catholic Junior College (CJC) 2002 – Present
Victoria Junior College (VJC) 2004 – 2014
Singapore Management University (SMU) 2004 – 2015

Fencing Masters has also conducted Fencing Clinics for:

  • Singapore American School ( SAS )
  • Raffles Junior College ( RJC )
  • National University of Singapore ( NUS )
  • Sheares Hall ( NUS )
  • King Edward VII Hall ( NUS )
  • Crescent Girls School
  • MTV Singapore
  • Television Corporation of Singapore (TCS)
  • Singapore Dance Theatre ( SDT )… for ‘Romeo & Juliet’
  • The Dutch Club – Hollandse Club
  • Marine Parade Community Club
  • Holy Family Church ( Katong )
  • Ezy health.com
  • Microsoft Singapore
  • Singapore Institute of Management ( SIM )
  • Siemens
  • Anglo-Chinese Junior College (ACJC)
  • Apple Singapore
  • All Change (TCS)
  • Océ

……………………………………………. and many others