Welcome to Southwest Florida Fencing Academy

coach-banner.jpg Fence with courage, win with honor, lose with dignity. This is our creed.

"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."


Our Creed

Fence with courage. Win with honor. Lose with dignity. This is our creed.

Our Fencing Family

Our fencing family is important to us. We are here for you, to help you learn, to help you grow.

Cross Weapon

We provide our end-users a peace of mind that they can fence either foil, epee, sabre... or all three!

User Friendly

Whether you want to fence recreationally or competitively, we have a plan for everyone.


Our coaches will teach you to be responsive to the challengers in front of you. Progress = Desire+Determination+Dedication.

Beginning Fencer's Classes

Have you ever thought what it would be like to wield a blade?   Click here for more about our Beginning Fencers Classes  .


Our club is open 6 days a week. No matter what your schedule, you can find a time to fence that fits even the most rigorous schedules.

Club Gear

The club supplies gear for beginners. Most fencers decide to start building their arsenal after the beginners class.

Choosing a Weapon


All About Foil

A light thrusting weapon that targets the torso, including the back, but not the arms. Complete with…


All About Épée

A heavier thrusting weapon that targets the entire body. Videos included


All About Sabre

A light cutting and thrusting weapon that targets the entire body above the waist, excluding the…

Tournament Results


TBILISI 2018 World Cup

Nov 8, 2018, 10:09 PM

TBILISI 2018 World Cup - Women's Foil

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The Great Pumpkin!

Oct 21, 2018, 10:45 PM

The Great Pumpkin!, Div2 Senior Mixed Epee

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Savage Grace #2

Oct 14, 2018, 10:50 PM

Savage Grace #2, Senior Mixed Saber

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Upcoming Tournaments

AskFred Events - Southeast Division
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 20:46:17 -0500
Feb 15, 2019 Epee only over 21 Friday Knight Fight is an adult-only epee tournament. Our goal is to have fun, make friends, fence hard, and then fun food and drinks.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:48:46 -0500
Feb 16, 2019 Senior Events are sanctioned. First Senior event is $35 each additional event and $20 each additonal. Swords will be awarded to 1st place in senior events. Youth events are unsanctioned. 1st Youth event is $25, $10 for add. events.
Thu, 27 Sep 2018 01:57:45 -0400
Feb 23, 2019 Apex Fencing Academy welcomes all Youth and Senior fencers to our Apex Novice Cup. Events are open "Unsanctioned" Foil & Epee events.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:11:54 -0500
Feb 23, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019 Tidewater Fencing Club's annual open tournament! Open mixed events for all three weapons plus a Y12 youth foil event.
Fri, 04 Jan 2019 23:55:02 -0500
Feb 23, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019 Please join us for the 6th annual Ned Light Memorial Saber RYC on February 23 & 24, 2019. We are offering Y10, Y12, and Y14 Saber events. Registration is through USA Fencing, see link on info page.
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 16:26:02 -0500
Feb 23, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019 Dunwoody Fencing Club and Birmingham Fencing Club welcome fencers to our Foil and Epee ROC. We are pleased to honor Coach Laurence Schiller. Registration link: https://member.usafencing.org/details/tournaments/3236

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