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THE OPFC FAMILY

At On Point Fencing Club, Coach Oscar and Coach Evan elevate their members' expertise in the sport of fencing while also creating a fun and welcoming environment for all members and non-members!

Head Coach Oscar
Introducing Coach Oscar, a fencing luminary with a storied past as an intercollegiate competitor in late 80s and early 90s Florida. Ascending to become one of the state's premier fencers, Coach Oscar now imparts his wealth of knowledge to aspiring athletes. Specializing in the nuances of proper form and strategic finesse, he draws on his rich competitive history to shape the next generation of fencers. Currently active in the veteran national circuit, Coach Oscar brings a timeless blend of experience and contemporary skill to his coaching. Join him in the pursuit of fencing excellence, where lessons are crafted from a legacy of success and dedication to the art of the sport.


Coach Evan

Meet Coach Evan, a seasoned fencer with 7 years of national and local tournament experience. Bringing a wealth of expertise to the strip, Coach Evan is dedicated to honing the skills of aspiring fencers. With a focus on proper form, strategic finesse, and conditioning, he imparts lessons cultivated through years of competitive insight. Beyond mastering techniques, Coach Evan instills discipline and sportsmanship in every student. Join him on an exhilarating fencing journey, where passion and precision converge. Under Coach Evan's guidance, each lesson becomes a stride towards excellence, blending artistry with the thrill of the sport. Welcome to the world of fencing, where Coach Evan turns experience into mastery.

 

Coach Anders
With over 10 years of competitive fencing experience at the national level, Coach Anders brings an experienced perspective to all of his lessons. He has attended North American Cups and US Summer Nationals since he was 13 and fenced in Division I NCAA competitions for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Anders loves fencing and is excited to be sharing his knowledge of the sport with the next generation. His coaching is focused on physical conditioning and strategy - giving every student the necessary physicality and independent problem-solving skills required to excel in the sport.
 

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WHAT'S FENCING?

Precision

Finesse

Strategy

Speed

Sportsmanship

Unveiling the Basics: Fencing revolves around the art of outsmarting your opponent. With three unique disciplines – foil, épée, and sabre – each has its own set of rules, strategies, and scoring methods. The objective? Land a valid touch on your adversary while avoiding their strikes.

Safety First: Fencing is all about finesse, but safety is paramount. Fencers don protective gear, including masks, jackets, gloves, and pants, ensuring a secure and enjoyable experience for all.

Elegant Equipment: The foil, épée, and sabre each have distinct characteristics, creating diverse gameplay. Your weapon becomes an extension of your prowess, and mastering it is your key to victory.

The Road to Triumph: Dive into the competitive circuit and put your skills to the test. From local tournaments to international stages, fencing offers a thrilling avenue for those with a competitive spirit.

Gateway to Scholarships: Did you know that fencing boasts one of the highest percentages of college scholarships among sports? Excelling in fencing can pave the way to educational opportunities you never imagined.

Age Knows No Boundaries: Fencing is a sport for everyone. Regardless of age or fitness level, the art of fencing is accessible and rewarding. Our club caters to all age groups, fostering a sense of camaraderie and growth.

Embark on a journey that marries tradition with modernity. Join our Fencing Club today and become part of a community that celebrates skill, strategy, and the sheer thrill of the bout. Unleash your potential and make your mark in the world of fencing!

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