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



Feb 12 2015

JFC COMPETES IN THE 49TH ANNUAL GREEN GATOR

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the 49th Annual Green Gator tournament on February 7 & 8, 2015, in Gainesville, Florida.  Congratulations to the following fencers:

Open Foil:   Will Cook – 1st Place

Jeremy Moore – 8th Place

 

Open Foil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D & Under Saber:   Tim Crosby – 3rd Place

Open Saber:   Paul Linnik – 3rd Place

 

The current medal count stands at 48.

 


Feb 02 2015

WANT TO LEARN TO FENCE??? IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO START!!

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A new Fencing 1 Class started on Tuesday, January 27,2015. It’s not too late to start now and catch up with the basics.  The class is for adults who want to learn to fence.  No previous experience necessary!!  The class meets at the Jacksonville Fencing Club from 7:00 – 8:00 pm, every Tuesday.  If you are interested, please call Coach Raul Toro at 579-6858, or email him at rtoro@jaxfencingclub.org.

Fencing 1 gift certificates are available and are valid for 1 year after purchase. Contact Coach Toro if you are interested. They make great gifts.

Youth can start fencing classes at any time. Just contact Coach Toro for more information.

 

Raul 2

 

 


Feb 02 2015

JFC COMPETES IN THE ADRENALIN TOURNAMENT #3

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the Adrenalin Tournament #3 on Feb 1, 2015, in Miami, FL. Congratulations to the following fencers:

 

Open Epee:

1st Place – Justin Swicegood (earned his B2015)

Open Foil:

3rd Place – Brian Swicegood

 

Swicegoods

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current medal count stands at 44.

 


Feb 02 2015

JFC COMPETES IN THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA OPEN

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the University of Georgia Open on January 24-25, 2015, in Athens, GA.  Congratulations to the following fencer:

C & Under Mixed Foil:

2nd Place – Lance Tan

 

Current medal count stands at 42

 


Jan 13 2015

JFC’S DUEL TIL YOU DROP A GREAT SUCCESS!!

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club hosted the Duel Til You Drop in Jacksonville, Florida on January 10, 2015.  The tournament was a great success and we appreciate all those who helped. Our thanks go to all the fencers that competed.  Check out this video about the tournament:

DTYD video

Congratulations to the following JFC fencers:

 

Y14 Mixed Foil:  2nd Place – Lance Tan

Y14 Foil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Div 3 Foil:  1st Place – Tim Crosby  (earned his C2015)

2nd Place – Jeremy Moore  (renewed his D2015)

3rd Place – Tom Tubman  (earned his D2015)

Div 3 Foil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open Saber:  1st Place – Pavel (Paul) Linnik

2nd Place – Tim Crosby

Open Saber

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open Epee:  1st Place – Trey Neil  (renewed his A2015)

Open Epee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open Foil:  1st Place – Will Cook  (renewed his A2015)

3rd Place – Trey Neil

Open Foil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current medal count stands at 41.


Jan 13 2015

14th ANNUAL DECEMBER DUEL & JO QUALIFIERS

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the 14th Annual December Duel and JO Qualifiers in Newberry, FL on December 20 & 21, 2015.  Congratulations to the following fencers:

 

Y12 Mixed Foil:  3rd Place – Jordan Sabo and Lindsey Sabo

Sabos Y12 Mixed Foil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Junior Men’s Foil:  1st Place – Brian Swicegood

2nd Place – Trey Neil

3rd Place – Lance Tan and Justin Swicegood

 

 

Div 3 Foil:  1st Place – Jeremy Moore

Jeremy Div 3 Foil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open Foil:  1st Place – Justin Swicegood

3rd Place – Jeremy Moore

Jeremy, Justin Open Foil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following fencers qualified for the Junior Olympics:

Trey Neil, Brian Swicegood, Justin Swicegood, and Lance Tan

 

Current medal count stands at 32.

 


Dec 17 2014

THE “DUEL TIL YOU DROP” TOURNAMENT IS COMING IN JANUARY!!

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The Duel Til You Drop Tournament sponsored by the Jacksonville Fencing Club is coming in January!  The tournament will be held on January 10, 2015, at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds. All fencers are invited to register on AskFred.net.  Registration closes at midnight on January 8, 2015.

All non-fencers are invited to come and enjoy watching the action on the strips.  The tournament starts at 8:00am and ends around 9:00pm, thus the name “Duel Til You Drop”!!

Contact Coach Toro at (904) 579-6858 if you have any questions or would like more information.

Flyer C

 

 

 

                 


Nov 20 2014

JFC COMPETES IN THE NOVEMBER KNIGHTS

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the November Knights held in Newberry, FL, on November 8 & 9, 2014. Congratulations to the following fencer:

 

D & Under Foil:   Jeremy Moore – 1st Place

 

Jeremy 1st D & U foil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open Mixed Foil:   Jeremy Moore – 2nd Place

 

Jeremy 2nd open mixed foil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The current medal count stands at 23.


Nov 05 2014

JFC COMPETES IN CRESCENT CITY OPEN ROC

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the Crescent City Open ROC on Nov 1 & 2, 2014, in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Congratulations to the following fencer:

Div 1A Senior Men’s Foil:  Brian Swicegood – 1st Place

 

Brian Div 1A Foil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current medal count stands at 21.


Oct 22 2014

JFC COMPETES IN THE “TIGER OPEN 2014″

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the Tiger Open 2014 on October 18 & 19 at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina. Congratulations to the following fencers:

 

Senior Mixed Epee:   6th place – Justin Swicegood

 

Justin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D & Under Mixed Foil:   1st place – Lance Tan  (earned his C2014)

3rd place – Jeremy Moore

 

Lance and Jeremy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Mixed Foil:     3rd place – Brian Swicegood

7th place – Lance Tan  (earned his C2014)

 

Brian and Lance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The current medal count stands at 20.

 

 


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