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 28 2016

JFC COMPETES IN THE 3rd ANNUAL MASQUERADE DUEL

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the 3rd Annual Masquerade Duel in Longwood, FL, on March 5, 2016.  Congratulations to the following fencers:

 

Senior Mixed Foil:

2nd Place – Josh Derbabian

3rd Place – Jeremy Moore

 

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Mar 28 2016

JFC COMPETES IN THE GREEN GATOR

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the Green Gator in Gainesville, on February 6 & 7, 2016. Congratulations to the following fencers:

Senior Mixed Foil:

7th Place – Lance Tan

 

Lance Tan 7th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D & Under Sabre:

6th Place – Tim Crosby

 

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Mar 02 2016

JFC HOSTS THE “SCOTTISH FLAMINGO” AT THE HIGHLAND GAMES

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in a long-standing competition with the Santa Fe Fencing Club at the Highland Games on February 27th at the Clay County Fairgrounds.  The competition between the two clubs has been going on well over 10 years and the prize is the honor of keeping the Flamingo trophy until the next competition between the clubs.  Everyone had a great time and JFC continued to keep possession of the Flamingo trophy for another year. Here is a picture of some of the fencers from JFC and Santa Fe that competed:

 

Team photo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Also competing at the games were the JFC youth. Congratulations to the following:

Y10 – 13  Mixed Foil

1st Place – Marshall Bustamante

2nd Place – Anthony Liao

3rd Place – Anita Perera and Jude Arteaga

 

Y14-18  Mixed foil

1st Place – Malik Stevenson

2nd Place – Jared Marquez

3rd Place – Regan Foote and Beth Patterson


Jan 25 2016

JFC’s DUEL TIL YOU DROP RESULTS

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club’s “Duel ‘Til You Drop” tournament was held on January 23rd, at the Clay County Fairgrounds. The event was a great success!  Congratulations to the following fencers:

D & Under Epee:

Tom Tubman – Tied for Third Place

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Open Epee:

Kaden Doerksen – Tied for Third Place

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Open Foil:

Will Cook – 1st Place

Brian Swicegood – 2nd Place

Jeremy Moore – Tied for third place.

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Current medal count stands at 27.


Jan 15 2016

NEW ADULT BEGINNER FENCING CLASS STARTS SOON

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The next Fencing One Class will be starting for adults who want to learn fencing. The class is for those who have never fenced and those who want to refresh their skills. The class will start with the basic footwork and will progress into using the equipment, including the weapon.

The 8 week class will start on Tuesday, January 26, from 7:00-8:00pm, at the Jacksonville Fencing Club. The club is located at 3955 Riverside Ave, Studio A, Jax, FL  32205.  If you would like to get more information, or enroll in the class, you can call Coach Toro at 579-6858, or go to the JFC web page and complete the request for information section and he will call you. The web address is:  www.jaxfencingclub.org.

Sign up now and reserve your place in the class!!


Jan 15 2016

JFC’S DUEL TIL YOU DROP MOVES TO CLAY COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS!

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club’s annual tournament, the Duel ‘Til You Drop, will be held this year at the Clay County Fairgrounds on January 23, 2016.  The Clay County Fairgrounds is located at 2497 State Road 16 West, Green Cove Springs, FL  32043.  Registration for fencers is on AskFred.net.  Admission for spectators is free and parking is free for all.  Come watch the action!!  The event starts at 8:30am and ends around 8:00pm.

 


Dec 08 2015

JFC COMPETES IN THE 2015 ORANGE & BLUE OPEN

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the 2015 Orange & Blue Open on December 5, 2015, at the Southwest Recreation Center in Gainesville.  Congratulations to the following fencers:

Mixed Foil:

3rd Place – Trey Neil

8th Place – Tim Crosby

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Mixed Epee:

7th Place – Tim Crosby

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D & Under Saber

7th Place – Tim Crosby

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The current medal count stands at 22.

 


Dec 08 2015

JFC NOVEMBER YOUTH TOURNAMENT A SUCCESS!!

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club youth competed in the November Youth Tournament on December 5, 2015.  Congratulations to the following fencers:

 

Junior Foil:

1st Place – Jared Marquez

2nd Place – Vivian Dees

3rd Place – Simon Bloomfield

 

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Y12 & Y14 Foil:

1st Place – Lindsay Sabo

2nd Place – Jordan Sabo

3rd Place – Frank Smith and Ben Brown

 

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Nov 28 2015

JFC COMPETES IN STOCCATA’S NOVEMBER YOUTH DUEL

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in Stoccata’s November Youth Duel in Longwood, FL, on November 21, 2015.  Congratulations to the following fencer:

 

Y14 Mixed Foil:

Marshall Bustamante – 3rd Place

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The current medal count stands at 18.

 


Nov 28 2015

JFC COMPETES IN DA’BULL TOUCH PART DEUX

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The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in Da’Bull Touch Part Deux at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL, on November 14, 2015.  Congratulations to the following fencers:

C & Under Epee:

Tim Crosby – 1st Place

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Mixed Foil:

Jeremy Moore – 1st Place

 

Jeremy and Tim

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The current medal count stands at 17.


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