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.
The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the Winter Garden Fencing Academy’s National College Colors Team Event on August 29, 2015. There were 9 teams entered in the event. JFC’s fencer, Jeremy Moore, competed on the “JJ and the Other Guy” team. Their team took first place. Congratulations to Jeremy and his team members, and congratulations to the organizer who contributed all proceeds to education.
The current medal count stands at 3.
The Jacksonville Fencing Club will be starting a new adult beginner’s class for fencing on September 8, 2015. The class will meet every Tuesday evening from 7:00-8:00pm for 8 weeks at the Club. The Club is located at 3955 Riverside Ave, Jax, FL, 32205.
Come check it out – it’s good exercise and lots of fun. For further information about the class or to register you can call Coach Toro at 579-6858.
The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the Philippines National Youth Championship on July 26, 2015, in Manila. Congratulations to the following fencer:
U15 Men’s Foil:
1st Place – Lance Tan
U15 Men’s Epee:
1st Place – Lance Tan
The current medal count for this new fencing year stands at 2.
The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the 1st Annual Fencing Zombie Apocalypse on July 25, 2015, at the Stoccata Fencing Club in Longwood, FL. Congratulations to the following fencer:
Senior Mixed Foil:
1st Place – Jeremy Moore
The current medal count stands at 64.
The Summer camp held at Episcopal High School in July was a great success. There were 13 in attendance for the week-long camp. The fencers enjoyed a week of fencing, swimming, lunch and a movie. At the end of the week they held their end of class tournament. Thanks to all who participated and we look forward to several of the fencers continuing as members of JFC.
The Jacksonville Fencing Club’s Fencing 2 Class held their end of class tournament on June 2, 2015. Congratulations to the following fencers:
1st Place: Jason Barry
2nd Place: Esther Egemonu
3rd Place : Sheila Renna
Congratulations to all the students who completed the 16 weeks of beginning fencing. Welcome to the Jacksonville Fencing Club.
The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the University of South Florida’s “It’s Just a Fleche Wound” tournament in Tampa, FL on May 23, 2015. Congratulations to the following fencers:
Open Mixed Epee: 1st Place – Justin Swicegood
Open Mixed Foil: 1st Place – Will Cook
2nd Place – Brian Swicegood
3rd Place – Justin Swicegood
Current Medal count stands at 63.
The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the “Duel at Naples YMCA” Tournament in Naples, FL on May 16, 2015. Congratulations to the following fencer:
Div 2 Mixed Foil: 1st Place – Jeremy Moore
The current medal count stands at 59.
The Jacksonville Fencing Club competed in the Rain City Super Youth Circuit, April 24-27, 2015, in Seattle, WA. Congratulations to the following fencer:
Y-14 Men’s Foil: 1st Place – Lance Tan
Y-14 Men’s Epee: 1st Place – Lance Tan
Current medal count stands at 58.