Welcome

The goal of the Jacksonville Fencing Club is to promote the classical sport of fencing. The club has been in existence since the 1950's and has a rich tradition of excellence in its instruction. The club has had many champions among its ranks over the years and continues to do so. The club is open to ages 8 to 98 and offers a variety of opportunities for the novice up to the competitive fencer. The club is coached by Mr. Raul Toro who has over 40 years experience in the sport. So if you are looking for a sport to get or stay fit, build discipline and build confidence, this is the sport for YOU! This is a sport for children and adults alike. This is a sport for a lifetime! Call us or e-mail us. En Garde!!!

The Jacksonville Fencing Club is home to Princess Rashid the 2006 National Women's Epee Champion and Lance Tan the 2011 Pan Am Games Youth Epee champion. Also home to a cadre of currently nationally ranked youth.

Call 904-579-6858 for more info.

The address is:

3955 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, Florida 32205



Mar 09 2014

JFC COMPETES IN THE STOCCATA YOUTH OPEN

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the Stoccata Youth Tournament in Longwood, FL, on April 8, 2014. Congratulations to the following fencers:

Y10 Foil:

Parker Jenkins – 2nd

Benny Tong – 3rd

 

Stoccata Y10 Foil March 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

Y12 Open Foil:

 

Raymond Tong – 1st

Parker Jenkins – 2nd

 

 

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U19  Foil:

Malik Stevenson and Annemarie Walsh – 3rd place

 

 

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Current medal count stands at 49.


Mar 04 2014

JFC COMPETES IN 5TH ANNUAL YELLOW JACKET OPEN

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the 5th Annual Yellow Jacket Open in Atlanta, GA on March 1-3, 2014.  Congratulations to the following fencers:

 

Open Foil:

Will Cook – 1st Place

Trey Neil – 2nd Place

Brian Swicegood – 3rd Place

Justin Swicegood – 7th Place

 

Yellow Jacket Open Foil March 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open Epee:

Trey Neil – 8th Place

 

Yellow Jacket Open Epee March 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The current medal count stands at 43.


Feb 26 2014

NEW ADULT FENCING ONE CLASS STARTING APRIL 1st

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club is starting a new Fencing One class for adults on Tuesday, April 1st.  No fooling!!  If you are interested in learning to fence, contact Coach Raul Toro at (904) 579-6858 for more information.

Beginning fencing for youth is ongoing and can be started at any time. Contact Coach Toro if you have a child who would like to learn fencing.

 


Feb 17 2014

JFC HOLDS FENCING CLASS ON JACKSONVILLE’S SOUTHSIDE

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club has a beginning fencing class in the Baymeadows area at the Arnett Kung Fu Sports Academy at the corner of Old Kings Rd and Phillips Highway in the Winn-Dixie shopping center, between Subway and Winn-Dixie.  The classes are held every Friday night from 5:30-6:30pm (youth) and 6:30-7:30pm (adults).

Students can start at any time –  and there is room for more students!  If you, or anyone you know, has always wanted to learn how to fence, it’s not too late to get started. You can call Coach Raul Toro (904-579-6858) or Jared Bailey (904-534-2539) for more information.  You are also welcome to stop by and observe the class at 8769 Old Kings Rd.

Want to learn fencing and you are closer to the Jacksonville Fencing Club in Riverside?  Give Coach Toro a call for information on the ongoing classes at 3955 Riverside Ave.


Feb 17 2014

JFC COMPETES IN THE 48th ANNUAL GREEN GATOR

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the 48th Annual Green Gator in Gainesville on February 8 & 9th. Congratulations to the following fencers:

 

Senior Mixed Foil:

Brian Swicegood – 3rd place

Will Cook – 5th place

 

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Senior Mixed Epee:

Will Cook and Trey Neil – 3rd place

 

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The current medal count stands at  38.


Jan 29 2014

JFC COMPETES IN THE UGA OPEN

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the University of Georgia Open in Athens, GA on January 25 & 26, 2014. Congratulations to the following fencer:

 

Open Foil:

1st Place – Will Cook

 

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The current medal count stands at 34


Jan 21 2014

THE JFC COMPETES IN THE “STOCATTA YOUTH DUEL”

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the Stocatta Youth Duel on January 18, 2014, in Longwood, Fl.  Congratulations to the following fencers:

 

U19 Foil Team:

1st Place – Combined team from JFC and Sarasota Fencing Academy

Trey Neil (Team Captain)

Nathan Schlesinger

Lance Tan

Jackson Temple

 

 

Stocatta Team Event  jan 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

U19 Epee:

1st Place – Trey Neil

 

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U19 Foil:

1st Place – Trey Neil

 

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The current medal count stands at 33.


Jan 21 2014

THE JFC COMPETES IN THE “DUEL TIL YOU DROP”

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in their own tournament, the “Duel Til You Drop” on January 11, 2014, in Jacksonville, FL. Congratulations to the following fencers:

 

D & Under Foil:

3rd Place – Cody Leutke

 

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Y14 Foil:

1st Place – Brian Swicegood

3rd Place – Jeremy Moore and Lance Tan

 

 

DTYD 2014 Y14 Foil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open Foil:

3rd Place – Will Cook

 

 

DTYD 2014 Open Foil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open Epee:

1st Place – Will Cook

3rd Place – Justin Swicegood

 

 

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The current medal count stands at 29.


Jan 21 2014

JFC COMPETES IN THE “SWORD IN THE SNOW”

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the “Sword in the Snow” SYC in Durham, NH on January 3-5, 2014.  Congratulations to the following fencer:

Men’s Y14 Foil:

6th Place - Brian Swicegood

 

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The current medal count stands at 22.


Dec 18 2013

JFC’S “DUEL ‘TIL YOU DROP” TOURNAMENT ON JANUARY 11, 2014

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club is hosting its annual “Duel ‘Til You Drop” Tournament on Saturday, January 11, 2014. The tournament will be held at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds Pavilion. Registration is on Ask Fred. There is no admission charge for spectators.

Trophy statue

 

 

 

 

1st Place Award

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Check out the schedule of events:

8:30    D&UNDER FOIL

9:30    YOUTH MIXED FOIL (up to Y14)

11:00   WOMEN’S FOIL

12:30   OPEN EPEE

1:30    OPEN FOIL

Cost:     $50.00 first event     $20.00 each additional event

If you pre-register — $35.00 first event     $20.00 each additional event

Make checks payable to the Jacksonville Fencing Club

 Registration:   Pre-registration is due by January 9, 2014

Pre-register on askfred.net

If you have any questions, please call:      Coach Raul Toro  (904)-579-6858

USFA membership is required to participate

Plastrons and appropriate fencing uniform must be worn.

Venue:           Jacksonville Fairgrounds

510 Fairgrounds Place

Jacksonville, Fl. 32202

 


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