Welcome to Southwest Florida Fencing Academy

coach-banner.jpgFence 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.

Your Gear

The club will provide a list of 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
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 16:40:00 -0400
Aug 7, 2021 This event is licensed by the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and the Fencing League of America (FLA) All fencers must hold a valid AAU membership. Official FLA/AAU ratings will be awarded.
Sat, 22 May 2021 20:40:10 -0400
Aug 14, 2021 Epee, Saber and Foil, Vets Mixed 40 & Up. Come out and have some fun, win a cheap medal, and other prizes. You may even renew a rating! This tournament does require prepay.
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 17:33:20 -0400
Aug 21, 2021 Entry fee is $20, event fee is $10.
Fri, 23 Jul 2021 02:16:24 -0400
Aug 21, 2021 Come fence at the August Tournament Cost: First event $30 and Second $20. See more info for COVID 19 Measures PLEASE register 30 minutes before of each event. USA membership is REQUIRED.
Sat, 27 Mar 2021 18:59:07 -0400
Aug 27, 2021 - Aug 28, 2021 This event is licensed by the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and the Fencing League of America (FLA) All fencers must hold a valid AAU membership The event will be held a 2 locations simultaneously SMC & OFA. Official FLA/AAU ra…
Tue, 06 Jul 2021 21:27:00 -0400
Aug 28, 2021 This will be an intramural tournament for GFA and invited club members from AAFA and Oakridge Fencers. There will be a $10 registration fee.

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