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.

Coaches

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  .

Schedule

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

 

USF 7th Annual Oktoberfence

Sep 15, 2018, 10:30 PM

USF 7th Annual Oktoberfence, Senior Mixed Foil

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Wheelchair IWAS Zonal Championships

Sep 9, 2018, 11:02 PM

Wheelchair IWAS Zonal Championships, TEAM USA

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Summer Duel in the Swamp

Aug 4, 2018, 10:27 PM

Summer Duel in the Swamp, Mixed Epee

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Upcoming Tournaments

AskFred Events - Southeast Division
Fri, 07 Jun 2019 20:47:02 -0400
Jul 27, 2019 Pools on the beach,direct eliminations in the surf. $25 registration fee. Please bring a dry Sabre, jacket, mask, and glove you don't mind getting wet. Extra sabres are available to use if you don't have one.
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 21:26:05 -0400
Jul 27, 2019 Come join us as our young padawans continue their quest to become full-fledged ....
Mon, 27 May 2019 16:13:52 -0400
Jul 28, 2019 A special training tournament for all the fencers. You don't get to pick the teams. I do! (BWHAHAHA!) Teams will be picked in an attempt to ensure competitiveness. Cheap prizes for first AND last place! FREE for CHFA members. $10 for n…
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 03:46:19 -0400
Aug 3, 2019 The University of Florida presents the second Summer Duel in the Swamp. Online preregistration fee $20, first event $20, and subsequent events $15. A's fence for free. Officially sanctioned. See More Info.
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 00:21:00 -0500
Aug 10, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019 Join us August 10 & 11 to kickoff the 2019-2020 tournament season with "The Big Blue" annual event @ Mid-South. The champions from each event receive their names immortalized on perpetual trophies. Please take a moment to rea…
Sun, 26 May 2019 18:44:02 -0400
Aug 17, 2019 Pre-registration fee is $35 for first event and $30 for each additional event. On-site registration the day of tournament is $50 for first event and $35 for each additional event. Contact Coach Jeremy Moore for more info at (904)923-0790.

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