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Coaches

Abdul Habek Photo
Maestro Abdul Habek
Abdul is a passionate and effective fencing coach who has trained nationally ranked athletes for many years. His love of fencing led him to found EBFG in 2000. He was recently voted the “Coach of the Year” at the University of California where he is also Head coach. He earned his M.S. in Physical Education/Coaching at Ukraine State University of Physical Education and Sport in Kiev. Abdul has coached both here and abroad, including the Moroccan National team. He has a competitive background in fencing and soccer, and speaks 4 languages: English, Arabic, French and Russian. Maestro Habek’s students range from beginner to elite competitor, including several nationally and internationally ranked fencers.
Keith Lichten PhotoKeith Lichten
Keith has a rich background in fencing. He ranks nationally and internationally and brings enthusiasm and a love of fencing to his coaching.