SFC is a premier fencing center dedicated to serving all levels of fencers, from beginners to advanced students of the sport, as they train and strive to excel athletically and personally. At SFC, we believe that fencing is for everyone. Our mission is to provide a welcoming and inclusive space for people of every age, race, gender, and background to excel in the sport of fencing and become the best version of themselves – on and off the strip.
Fencing is a sport that engages the whole person, body and mind. It develops physical condition, improving endurance, flexibility, agility, and strength. It also improves mental fitness, teaching discipline, self- confidence, awareness, and judgment. As an athletic pursuit, fencing offers life-changing benefits that promote health, happiness, and connection with the community. In addition, the majority of the best universities in the US have fencing programs and strong, accomplished fencers can be accepted as an athlete for the college team and some colleges offer scholarships. SFC head coach Achiko is the saber coach for Yale University fencing team and his student have been placed at – Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Princeton, Notre Dame, Northwestern, Johns Hopkins, UC San Diego, Penn State, and the University of North Carolina.