Division Clubs

Find a Fencing Club in Georgia

With the sport of fencing growing in Georgia, you can find clubs for all ages and skill levels all over the state — even in your neighborhood. Find a comprehensive list of fencing clubs in Georgia below. For information about local tournaments in the area, visit askfred.net and search by zip code.

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Arsenal Fencing Club

Located near Sprayberry High School in Marietta, Arsenal offers group lessons, individual lessons and training in saber fencing for students of all ages. Focused on providing a competitive atmosphere that prepares fencers for success in national and international competitions. Coaches Maksim Logotko and Eugene Maksymov, plus assistant coaches provide instruction.

 

Athens Fencing Club

Located in the Athens, Georgia area, Athens Fencing Club offers group classes, group lessons, individual lessons and bouting in foil, epee and saber for students of all skill-levels. Head coach Allen Schneider established Athens Fencing Club after coaching in Atlanta and seeing a need for an all-ages club in the Athens area.

 

Atlanta Fencers’ Club

Located 10 minutes south of Midtown near Tyler Perry Studios at Fort McPherson, Atlanta Fencers’ Club serves as the one of the oldest club fencing clubs in the Southeast. Offering training in all three fencing weapons — Maestro Gene Gettler and assistant coaches teach foil, epee and saber. The club offers youth classes, group classes, bouting, camps and individual lessons for students of all ages.

 

Athletic Club Northeast

Located in North Druid Hills at the Athletic Club Northeast, Lotus Fencing academy trains fencing athletes of all ages and skill-levels. Head coach Walid Mahran and assistant coaches offer instruction in foil and epee fencing, with private lessons, bouting, youth classes and fitness classes.

 

Augusta Fencers Club

Located in the heart of Augusta in a large space, Augusta Fencers’ Club trains fencing students of all skill-levels in foil, epee and saber. Head Coach Rudy Volkmann established the club in the late 1980’s and has been offering lessons, group lessons, bouting, classes, camps and more ever since.

 

Dunwoody Fencing Club

Located right on Highway 92 in Roswell near Pike’s Nursery, Dunwoody Fencing Club offers instruction for all skill-levels in epee fencing. With instruction from Head Coach Kathy Vail and four other coaches, DFC offers bouting, private lessons, group lessons and group classes for beginner, beginner youth, intermediate and advanced students.

 

Eagle Fencing Club

Located off of Old Milton Parkway in Alpharetta, Eagle Fencing Club offers instruction for all skill-levels in foil, epee and saber fencing. Head coach Maestro Ying Guo, former coach of the Chinese National Team, and assistant coaches offer classes and private lessons throughout the week, with beginner-intermediate classes and advanced classes available.

 

Georgia Southern Fencing Club

The official college club team of Georgia Southern University — GSU Fencing has been around since 1967. It’s a place for co-ed college students of any skill-level to learn foil, epee or saber and compete with team members. The club’s members work to share and grow the sport of fencing in Statesboro and around the Southeast.

 

iMasters Academy

Located in Smyrna, iMasters Academy offers fencing instruction for all skill-levels and ages. It offers private lessons and group classes for youth beginners, adult beginners, intermediate and advanced fencers, specializing in epee. Head Coach Ahmed Fayez and assistant coach Olympian Ayman Fayez offer instruction.

 

Joyeuse Fencing Club

Joyeuse Fencing operates in the Johns Creek area, offering instruction in epee and foil.

 

Kennesaw State University

The official college club team of Kennesaw State University — the Fencing Owls teaches co-ed, collegiate fencers of all skill-levels. Specializing in epee and foil, the club actively participates in collegiate competitions and in regional and national events and trains with many clubs in the Atlanta area.

 

Mercer University Fencing Club

The official collegiate club of Mercer University, Mercer University Fencing Club serves students in Macon, located in the heart of Middle Georgia. They teach co-ed collegiate fencers foil, epee and saber in all skill levels. They actively participate in collegiate competitions.

 

Nellya Fencers

Located in West Midtown close to the Westside Provisions District, U.S. Olympic Coach Arkady Burdan established Nellya Fencers in 1990. With a team of coaches, he offers instruction in saber for athletes of all skill-levels, with group lessons, private lessons, conditioning, classes and camps. Notably, Nellya Fencers has produced some of the most-recognized fencing athletes from Georgia, including U.S. Olympians.

 

Olympic Fencers Club

Located off of Medlock Bridge Road in Johns Creek, Olympic Fencers club offers instruction in epee and foil for all ages and skill-levels. Former Korean National Team Coach, Maestro Kun Bae Lee and a staff of coaches offer bouting, group lessons, private lessons, classes and camps.

 

Premier Fencing Alliance

Located next to The Walker School, near several Cobb County high schools and The Big Chicken, Premier Fencing Alliance offers instruction in saber and epee for fencers of all ages and skill-levels. Founder Audrey Barroso, Head Coach Dimitri Kirk-Gordon and assistants offer instruction in youth classes, competitive classes, group lessons, camps and private lessons for all ages.

 

Savannah Fencing Club

Located in the heart of coastal Savannah, Georgia, Savannah Fencing Club offers instruction in foil, epee and saber to students of all ages and skill-levels. Find SFC at the Boys & Girls Club, with classes, private lessons, bouting and competitive coaching.

 

University of Georgia Fencing Club

The official fencing club of the Georgia Bulldogs — the University of Georgia Fencing Club invites undergraduate and graduate students of all skill-levels to participate in foil, epee and saber fencing. With twice-weekly practices, students can learn fencing for fun or for competition. This club fences in several collegiate leagues, as well as at many USFA-sanctioned events.

 

Warner Robins Fencing Society

Located on Watson Boulevard in Warner Robins, WRFS shares their passion for fencing with the Central Georgia community. Maestro James Taylor offers private lessons and classes for all ages and skill-levels, with specific classes for beginners, experienced fencers and fencers seeking private instruction.

 

Yellow Jacket Fencing Club

The Yellow Jacket Fencing Club is the official Georgia Tech club for fencing. Founded in the fall of 2004, the club has grown from a handful of members to well over 80 students and alumni. The club’s members have maintained a common love for the sport and an intense camaraderie. They participate in collegiate and USFA-sanctioned events.

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