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, October 7, 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. If you can’t start on the
7th, call anyway – Coach Toro might be able to get you caught up!!
The Jacksonville Fencing Club sponsored the JFC Fall Youth Challenge on October 4, 2014, at the Jacksonville Fencing Club. Congratulations to the following fencers:
Y-12 Mixed Foil: 1st place – Ben Brown
2nd Place – Charles Woo
3rd Place – Benny Tong and Jude Arteaga
Y-14 Mixed Foil: 1st Place – Raymond Tong
2nd Place – Charles Woo
3rd Place – Mileah Wilkerson
All fencers had a great time!
The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the Atlanta Fencing Classic SYC 2014 in Atlanta, GA on October 3-5, 2014. Congratulations to the following fencer:
Y14 Men’s Foil: 3rd Place – Lance Tan
Current medal count stands at 15.
The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the Back to School Duel in Newberry, FL on September 20 & 21, 2014. Congratulations to the following fencers:
D & Under Mixed Foil: Jeremy Moore – 2nd place, Lance Tan – 3rd place
Senior Mixed Foil: Will Cook – 2nd place
C & Under Mixed Epee: Tim Crosby – 2nd place
Senior Mixed Epee: Trey Neil – 1st place
D & Under Mixed Saber: Pavel Linnik – 1st place
Senior Mixed Saber: Pavel Linnik – 3rd place
The current medal count stands at 14
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!!