WELCOME TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA FENCING ACADEMY

Fence with courage, win with honor, lose with dignity. This is our creed.

Coach Charlie describes fencing as a game of strategies and tactics -- a cerebral sport. 

"It is a chess match moving at 90 miles an hour", says Coach Charlie. "Somebody is standing in front of you with a long pointy piece of steel they are trying to drive into your body. You have to stop them. At the same time, you are trying to inflict the same exact move on them."

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CHOOSING A WEAPON

Fencing has developed into a competitive sport and is one of four sports which have been featured at every one of the modern Olympic Games. The sport of fencing is divided into three weapons:

  • Foil —a light thrusting weapon that targets the torso, including the back, but not the arms.
  • Épée —a heavier thrusting weapon that targets the entire body.
  • Sabre —a light cutting and thrusting weapon that targets the entire body above the waist, excluding the hands.

Not sure which weapon is right for you?  Watch our video and it may help you decide.

TOURNAMENT RESULTS

BEGINNING FENCER'S CLASSES

Have you ever thought what it would be like to wield a blade?

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Click here to read more about our Beginning Fencers Classes .

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov 24, 2017
Dec 14, 2017 This is Salle Green's annual anniversary foil event for current Salle members only. The event is fenced with dry weapons only on 32 foot strips. Medals awarded for places First, Second, and Third. Entry fee is $5.00.
Jun 22, 2017
Dec 16, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017 Fairfax Challenge ROC/VET (DIV1A, DIV2, and VET) Region 6 at the state of the art Roland Park Country School Athletic Center. Please see "More Info" section for additional information. ***Triple fees now in effect until Mo…
Jul 31, 2017
Dec 16, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017 SANCTIONED EVENTS: $25 (Men's Foil, Women's Foil, Mixed Epee) USFA Competitive Membership Req. Unsanctioned events: $10 USFA Non-Competitive Membership Req. Foil events will utilize foil bib masks.
Aug 18, 2017
Dec 16, 2017 Come join us for our second junior tournament of the season. Our junior tournaments are for fencers 14 years old or younger in all three weapons. We will be hosting junior tournaments every other month. So get ready for some fun fencing act…

 

MEMBER FENCING TOURNAMENT RESULTS

If you or your fencer has participated in a tournament and want the results of those tournaments posted to the site, please  click here.