Vivo Fencing Club Owner, Coach and World Champion Arpad Horvath began fencing in Budapest, Hungary in 1989 and was a Hungarian National Team member for six years in a row. Arpad won the Under-17 World Championship as well as the Under-20 European Championship and received a full scholarship from St. John’s University in New York. There, he went on to become a two-time individual NCAA men’s epee champion. Arpad has been coaching for 13 years. He started his coaching career at North Shore Fencers Club and Manhattan Fencing Center in New York. He has been coaching in Massachusetts since 2010. His students earned numerous national championship medals and one of his students was a US National Team member for 2 consecutive years. Arpad was an assistant coach at MIT before he joined Brandeis University in 2015.