George has been fencing for over 50 years. He was a member of US military team which won first place in the 1964 International Military Championships in Vienna, Austria. After military service, George moved to Los Angeles and studied with Maitre Delmar Calvert for 7 years. He began coaching formally at that time and continued his personal training under the renowned Heizaburo Okawa.
George coached at Caltech for 27 years during which time the teams won numerous championships in the Intercollegiate Fencing Conference of Southern California. Notable among these was a run of 8 consecutive saber team titles. He coached with Robert Randolph at Salle Grenadier during which time the club won 10 consecutive Pacific Coast Team Saber championships and most of the individual saber championships.