Maria Benford To All Instructors
Minnesota Sword Play’s owner and main coach Maria Benford has been fencing for over 30 years. She is a rated fencer who has won many national competitions. Coach Maria is a member of the United States Fencing Association and has served as the President and Vice President of the U.S.F.A. Minnesota Division. She and has taught and coached fencing to both men and women for more than 20 years during which time her students have often gained regional distinction.