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.
A new Fencing 1 Class will be starting on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. The class is for adults who want to learn to fence. No
previous experience necessary!! The class will meet 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the Da’ Bull Touch Tournament in Tampa at the USF Gym on September 6,2014. Congratulations to the following fencer:
D & Under Mixed Foil: Jeremy Moore – 2nd Place
The current medal count stands at 7.
The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the North Texas Round-up SYC and Cadet Tournament, August 30-31, 2014, in Dallas, Texas. Congratulations to the following fencer:
Y14 Epee – 3rd Place (earning his C2014)
The medal count currently stands at 6.
The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the Pan-Am Youth Fencing Tournament from August 21-24, 2014, in Aruba. Congratulations to the following fencer:
U14 Foil – 1st Place
Team USA Youth Epee – 5th Place
The medal count currently stands at 5.
The Fencing 2 class held its “End of Class” Tournament on August 12.2014. They are now able to become regular members of the JFC.
Congratulations to the following fencers:
Elena Duduk – 1st place
Bryanna Davis – 2nd place
Dede Singleton – 3rd place
Marie McCauley – 4th place
Thanks to Jared Bailey, the instructor for the Southside location, for his assistance with the class and the tournament.
The JFC competed in the Solti Szombathely International Training Camp Tournament in August 2014 in Hungary. Congratulations to Lance Tan for the following:
Junior Men’s Foil – 3rd place
U14 Men’s Epee – 7th Place (only American on the podium)
Team Foil – 1st Place (Lance Tan, 2 Miami fencers and 1 Hungarian fencer)
The current medal count for the new season stands at 3.
In Y12 Men’s Epee, Lance Tan took 3rd place out of 112, earning his D2014 and making him a three time National medals winner. That is also the 3rd medal for Jacksonville Fencing Club at Summer Nationals.
Y12 Men’s Epee
Lance Tan with his 2014 Y12 Men’s Epee Bronze Medal. Congratulations!!
Congratulations to the JFC fencers who competed in Sunshine State Games held in Lakeland on June 21 & 22.
2nd place – Will Cook
3rd place – Brian Swicegood & Trey Neil
Y14 Men’s Foil
3rd place – Lance Tan & Brian Swicegood
Y12 Men’s Foil
1st place – Lance Tan
Y14 Men’s Epee
1st place – Lance Tan
1st place – Trey Neil (No Picture)
3rd place – Will Cook
Congratulations to our JFC fencers earning medals at the 2014 Nationals in Ohio. Here are the results from Division 1A Foil
3rd Place – Brian Swicegood
7th place – Trey Neil (two-time Nationals medal winner)
12th place – Will Cook
Results from May Youth Duel in Longwood, Florida on May 17 U19 Mixed Foil: 1st – Annemarie Walsh U10 Mixed Foil: 1st – Parker Jenkins U12 Mixed Foil: 1st – Raymond Tong; 3rd – Parker Jenkins
U12 Mixed Foil
U10 Mixed Foil
U19 Mixed Foil