Junior Fencing event in Kaunas, Lithuania

The International Fencing event in Kaunas, Lithuania has finished with great results. For the first time ever MKFA junior team has participated in an International event and we are proud to announce that Shaan Lalvani has become 5th in the competition. This is an important milestone for MKFA bringing us on the map of the International Fencing! 

We would like to take this opportunity and thank all the fencers who represented MKFA and the parents that have traveled along and supported passionately the team! 



Noor Farhat

Busye Uysal - Dasha


Laurent Bissada

Shaan Lalvani



Mr. Sunil Lalvani

Mrs. Natalia Tkach

Mrs. Gabriele Bissada

Mr. Emad Farhat

Special thanks to Coach Dimitar for his energy and commitment. 

We are looking forward to welcome you back home in Dubai and also for many more international events and titles! 

MKFA all the Way!

MKFA Junior Epee Cup 2012 sponsored by Tumble Time

Dear Junior Fencers, please be invited to our MKFA Junior Cup Sponsored by Tumble Time.

  • Cup 1: March 17, 2012
  • Cup 2: April 27, 2012
  • Cup 3: Jun 01, 2012
  • Cup 4: Jun 22, 2012

The registration for the MKFA Junior Epee Cup 1 sponsored by Tumble Time on 17th of March is now open! You can register during the MKFA training session. You can also put your name for Cup 2, 3 4 at the same time.

In order to participate in the Cup you need to be Advanced/Elite fencer with full personal equipment ( Mask, glove, Epee, under plastron, chest protector, body wire, fencing jacket, fencing pants and socks). Some intermediate fencers will be invited by the coaches personally if we decide that they can take a part in the event.

Register by sending email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sponsor info: www.tumbletimedubai.com

UAE Fencing Championship Al Ain, 23-24 Dec 2011

Dear Fencers, Dear Friends,

MK Fencing Academy is proud to announce that our MKFA team fencers showed amazing performance during the UAE Fencing Federation Al Ain Open Epee Championship over the past weekend.

Our team members were as follows:

MKFA Women

  • Karen Ahten (Epee)
  • Czarina Frez (Epee)


  • Ihab Fouad (Epee & Sabre)
  • Yasser Mahmoud Eidarawani (Epee)
  • Michel Gutierrez (Epee)
  • Mohamed Alaa (Epee)
  • Kelian Bonnot (Epee)

Karen Achten and Yasser Al Darwani got the 1st place in the Open Women Epee and Open Men Epee category. They have played with top skills and have shown great determination to get the UAE Fencing title and the Golden Cup!!!

With this achievement MKFA once again showed that the combination of the hard work of the fencers and coaches, plus the innovative fencing programs of MKFA brings us amazing results!

Thank you once again to all the fencers for their hard work and dedication to our programs, we are proud of you!

Yours in fencing,
MKFA (Maria, Dimitar and Mihail )

RAK Epee Women and Men Open 24-25 Feb, 2012

Well done and congratulations to all Fencers that have represented the MKFA! Special congratulations goes to Csilla and Hala for their 1st and 2nd Place at the Open Women Epee! More news and the final results soon.

Men Epee

  • Mohamed Abou Aly
  • Mike Gutierz
  • Laurenz Bissada
  • Rinat Mustafin
  • Moath Bin Hafez
  • Essam Ahmed Rashed Alzaabi

Men Foil

  • Nikos Georgiadis

Women Epee

  • Hala Belselah
  • Csilla Tornallyay

Thank you.

Maria, Dimitar and Mihail

GCC Fencing Championship in Bahrain 24-26 November, 2011

Dear Fencers, Dear Friends, we hope everyone is well.

We are proud to announce that our fencers Hala Belselah and Hamda Al Qubaisi represented UAE at the Second GCC Fencing Championship organised by the Bahrain Fencing Association.

Four countries from the Gulf region took part in this four-day event. Teams in the fray were Kuwait, the UAE, Qatar and hosts Bahrain, while Saudi Arabia and Oman were unable to form their teams ahead of the championship. The event was held under the patronage of Supreme Council for Youth and Sports vice-president and Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation president Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa. The Higher Organising Committee was headed by Bahrain Fencing Association president Shaikh Ebrahim bin Salman Al Khalifa. Other high-ranking fencing officials from the GCC countries, including the UAE Fencing Federation President Sheikh Eng. Salem Al Qasimi, attended the event.

Hala Belselah took the bronze medal in the Individual Epee Open Women event. This is a brilliant achievement for UAE and especially for MK Fencing Academy. Hala played remarkably well her pool games and took top position at the table of direct elimination, but she had a difficult game during the semifinal.

With this remarkable result Hala has shown that Women fencing have future in UAE and started the beginning of many more medals for UAE. Well done Hala for your great achievement, we are all proud of you!

Both, Hala and Hamda also took part at the team event, where UAE took silver medal. This is the first time that UAE Women's team is taking a medal in GCC events.

Once again well done and thank you to both Hala and Hamda for all their hard work and dedication to the programs of MK Fencing Academy, and good luck in the future events!


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