Fritz Chang has been teaching fencing to adults and children in the Boston area for more than 30 years.
A competitive member of the USFA (United States Fencing Association) he competes in local, national and international tournaments. Since 2008, Fritz has represented the U.S. three times at the Veterans Fencing World Championships, winning a bronze medal in foil at the 2009 Veterans Fencing World Championships in Moscow, Russia.
Earlier in his life, Fritz taught mathematics, physics and Mandarin Chinese. Later, he did research in optics. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, a Master’s and a Ph.D. degree in Physics, all of which he earned in the U.S.
Tim Chang grew up in Lexington, MA and started fencing foil at the age of 10 when he was a 5th grader at Bowman Elementary School. Throughout Clarke Middle School, Lexington High School and Stanford University, Tim competed in numerous local, domestic, national, and international competitions. Some of Tim’s accomplishments include gold medals in national competitions including under (U)-13, U-15, U-17 and U-20 Junior Olympics. Tim is a four time world team member, having competed in the 1994 Cadet World Championships in Mexico City, 1995 Junior World Championships in Paris, France, 1998 Junior World Championship in Valencia, Venezuela and 2001 Senior World Championships in Nimes, France. Tim was also the men’s team captain of the Stanford University varsity fencing team from his sophomore year to senior year where he lead the Stanford team to three final four appearances and three 3rd place trophies.
Tim is available for private lessons and works with young and adult fencers. Tim is excited to give back to his sport and community to share his fencing experience and expertise with future stars and serious fencers. Tim currently resides in Lexington, MA and has a 5 year old son and 3 year old daughter.