Coach Vitalii is a native of Ukraine. He is a dedicated and talented coach with 41 years of experience under his belt. Coach Vitalii's coaching style is very versatile and he cares deeply about each fencer's individual needs. Whether his students are experienced fencers or newbies,whether they fence for a team or they fence on an individual level at high level competitions, he is determined to help achieve the highest level for each of his fencers. He wants the best for ALL his fencers.
Vitalii started fencing in 1975. His weapon of choice, the FOIL. In 1975 he came FIRST in the Kiev .In 1982 he started fencing EPEE
Vitalii became the champion of Ukraine in EPEE in 1985 and took 2ND place in the USSR Army Championship. HE went on to become the Kiev City Champion in 1989 and took 4TH place in Ukraine Championship in 1992.