Mission Statement

The Arkady Burdan Foundation is a non-profit organization that enriches the physical, academic, and character development of youth in need, through the sport of fencing.
Maestro Burdan understands that although success in sport is measured by wins and losses, success in life is judged by one’s strength and character. He has watched his many students overcome fear and learn to believe in themselves through hard work. These lessons, learned on the fencing strip, create winners in sport and in life.