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SOUTH COAST FENCING CENTER

Exciting - Challenging - FUN!

GROUP PROGRAMS

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INTRODUCTION TO FENCING

New to the Olympic sport of fencing?  This program is for you!  Students will learn the basics in a fun and immersive training environment.  We provide all of the gear you need to get started and offer a flexible schedule throughout the week to meet your needs.  Give fencing a try!

INTERMEDIATE WEAPON-SPECIFIC PROGRAMS

For those who know the basics, these programs will guide students through refinement of the sport.  Fencers will explore more advanced movements and tactics in a positive, focused and challenging training environment.

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COMPETITIVE PROGRAMS

For those fencers interested in competition at the local, regional, national or international levels, the Center offers advanced instruction to take you to the next level.

HISTORICAL EUROPEAN MARTIAL ARTS (HEMA)

Interested in learning to use actual historical weaponry?  This program trains you in weapons like the longsword, dagger, staff, sword & shield, and many others!

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PRIVATE LESSONS

Individualized one-on-one training with a Coach

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SCHEDULE A PRIVATE LESSON

GROUP PROGRAMS

We are currently accepting new students.  Looking to get started?  Younger students begin in our Youth Foil Program (ages 7-11), 12 & ups can start in our Intro/Intermediate Foil Program and adults also have the option of our Adult Foil Program.  Visit our class schedule for more details on these programs.

Click on the Class Schedule link above for a complete listing of our course offerings.  We offer equipment sales as well; for orders email info@southcoastfencing.com or call our Front Desk at 714-549-2946.

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INTRODUCTION TO FENCING

New to the Olympic sport of fencing?  This program is for you!  Students will learn the basics in a fun and immersive training environment.  Due to Covid-19 precautions, the Center is unable to loan fencing equipment to students.  All participants must provide their own equipment.  Our staff will assist you with ordering what you need to start the program.  Give fencing a try!

For younger fencers, we offer Youth Programs specifically for kids ages 7-11.  These program emphasizes coordination, athletic development, concentration and age-appropriate intuitive instruction.  New fencers start in Youth Foil but may select Youth Foil or Youth Epee after meeting with an SCFC Coach.

INTERMEDIATE WEAPON-SPECIFIC PROGRAMS

For those who know the basics, these programs will guide students through refinement of the sport.  Fencers will explore more advanced movements and tactics in a positive, focused and challenging training environment.

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COMPETITIVE PROGRAMS

For those fencers interested in competition at the local, regional, national or international levels, the Center offers advanced instruction to take you to the next level.

HISTORICAL EUROPEAN MARTIAL ARTS (HEMA)

Interested in learning to use actual historical weaponry?  This program trains you in weapons like the longsword, dagger, staff, sword & shield, and many others!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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OUR STORY

Our Background & Philosophy

The South Coast Fencing Center is a non-profit organization founded in 1999 with the goal of providing an extraordinary training experience in a positive and focused learning environment.  The Center offers instruction in foil and epee at all levels.  Our coaches have extensive experience at both the national and international levels and are experienced in developing and fostering talent in every student, regardless of their background.

 

SOUTH COAST FENCING CENTER NEWS

Stay in the Loop

New Coaches on staff

July 25, 2022

SCFC is excited to announce the addition of two coaches onto our staff.  Coach Cory Price is starting this month and Coach Sefano Grossi will be starting in September.

Coach Cory has been in fencing for over 20 years, having fenced at the national level before focusing on coaching.  He is certified as a Prevot in Foil and a Monitor in Epee and Saber.  Additionally, he has earned his Level 2 FIE Coaches Certification through training in El Salvador and Hungary.

Coach Cory will be focusing on our Competitive Foil programs as well as our Saturday Intro/Intermediate and Adult programs.

Coach Stefano is a specialist in Foil and Epee, also having been active in fencing for over 20 years.  He is a 2-time Italian National Champion, 4-time Italian National Team member and 5-time top 4 medalist in the Italian National Championships.

Coach Stefano loves working with our younger kids and will be focusing on our Youth programs.

We welcome both coaches onto the SCFC staff and look forward to an outstanding 2022-2023 fencing season!

2022 South Coast RJCC/ROC is September 23-25.  Registration is open

August 24, 2022

The 2022-2023 USA Fencing regional calendar is now posted.  SCFC will be hosting two important Region 4 tournaments, both at the Pasadena Convention Center.  Registration is now open through the links provided below:

South Coast RJCC/ROC (Cdt/Jr/D2/Vet)
September 23-25, 2022
Pasadena Convention Center

https://member.usafencing.org/details/tournaments/5970

South Coast Mary Rafanelli RYC/RJC
January 14-16, 2023https://member.usafencing.org/details/tournaments/5966

SCFC will be closed for Labor Day
and other September activities

August 30, 2022

SCFC will be closed on Monday, September 5, in observance of the Labor Day holiday.  We will be open on Saturday the 3rd for all private lessons and group classes as usual.

We will be holding our September Open Foil Circuit Challenge on Friday, September 3.  Check-in closes at 6:30pm and registration is $10. This unsanctioned mixed foil tournament is open to all fencers, regardless of age, experience or club affiliation.

We will be holding a September Youth Foil Circuit Challenge for our younger fencers ages 7 to 11.  It will run in the same format as our all ages monthly event and the day will be posted shortly.

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GET IN TOUCH

Thank you for your interest in our programs. A member of our staff will be contacting you shortly.

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