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, 05 Aug 2021 17:07:46 -0400
Oct 16, 2021 - Oct 17, 2021 Come join us at Clemson University for the 2021 Tiger Open! Open/Div3 events for Foil and Epee on Saturday, with Open/Div3 Sabre on Sunday. USA Fencing Competitive membership required. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED, CLOSES OCT 11…
Fri, 03 Sep 2021 02:47:01 -0400
Oct 16, 2021 - Oct 17, 2021 The University of Florida presents the 6th Annual Orange and Blue Open. First event $30, subsequent events $20. Officially sanctioned. See More Info.
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 17:43:31 -0400
Oct 16, 2021 - Oct 17, 2021 Register now for ELITE CHALLENGE 2021! Fun-filled Competitive events for all three weapons. 15,000 Square Feet Venue with 16 Olympic Size Metal Strips. Professional Bout Committee Staff and Experienced Referees.
Sun, 25 Apr 2021 14:44:44 -0400
Oct 17, 2021 Come fence at the Back to School Tournament Cost: First event $35 and Second $20, A' $20.See more info for COVID 19 Measures .PLEASE register 30 minutes before of each event. USA membership is REQUIRED.
Wed, 25 Aug 2021 18:38:42 -0400
Oct 23, 2021 Orlando Fencing Academy invites you to a day of fencing action. Come join us and we would like to share the story of Connor Porter. This tournament will be held at Chisholm Community Center, Deland FL.
Thu, 26 Aug 2021 23:20:59 -0400
Oct 23, 2021 This tournament has been modified due to Covid restrictions, please read INFO page. Start times are subject to change. Pre-registration closes 10/20/2021. Pre-Registration for non AFA fencers opens 10/17/21.

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