Minnesota Sword Play
Minnesota Sword Play's owner and main coach Maria Los Angeles Hechavarria Benford is an International trained ranked fencer. Member of the United States Fencing Association, and taught fencing at the College of Saint Catherine in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Maria served as the President of the U.S.F.A. Minnesota Division and Vice President. She is very competitive and has taught and coached fencing to both men and women for more than 16 years during which time her students have often gained regional distinction.