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

Mar 12, 2017
Jan 20, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018 First Event $40 Second Event $15
Jul 30, 2017
Jan 20, 2018 All USFA Rules apply. registration is $35 for the first event and $30 for each additional registrations.
Oct 4, 2017
Jan 20, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018 Magic City-Regional Youth Circuit (Region 6) **Important-We will not accept entries at the door. **You must bring proof of age and have proof of USFA competitive membership to fence. **Equipment check open 6pm-8pm Friday Satu…
Nov 1, 2017
Jan 20, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018 First event: $35 Subsequent events: $25/each; A-rated fencers have a $10 discount in their respective events; Fencers with college clubs that bring strips will receive $5 off their first event.

 

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.