Maryland Fencing Club

Instruction in the Olympic sport of fencing.

Maryland Fencing Club provides instruction and training in the Olympic sport of fencing for ages 7 through adult. We offer group and private lessons for brand new beginners and experienced competitors. We are conveniently located 15 minutes north of White Marsh, just off I-95 exit 77B, 1 mile north of Wegman's, next to Rita's.

Congratulations Sarah Isert for winning 1st place at the Boston Fencing Club ROC Div1A Women’s Epee! Way to go, Sarah!!

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How Keeth Smart Became the Best Fencer in the World

Clear up 20 uninterrupted minutes in your schedule and watch this amazing documentary! After nearly dying of cancer, Smart defied the odds and won the silver medal at the 2008 Olympics.

Meet the NJ siblings conquering the odds – and Rutgers med school – to chase Olympic fencing gold Teaneck natives Kamali and Khalil Thompson have taken different but challenging roads, but six months from Tokyo 2020, their Olympic Dreams are within reach.

[01/21/20]   The club will be closed today Tuesday January 21. See club email for details.

2021 Summer Nationals to be Held in Philadelphia Colorado Springs, Colo.) – USA Fencing is pleased to announce that the 2021 USA Fencing National Championships and July Challenge will be held from July 3-12 in Philadelphia, Pa. The largest fencing tournament in the world is expected to draw more than 5,000 competitors fencing in 96 events with a

Maryland FC will be closed this evening, Tuesday Jan. 7, due to inclement weather occurring before and during evening practice times. Private lessons will be rescheduled.

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2020 Jan NAC

Sarah Isert competes Saturday in the Division 1 Women's Epee at the Charlotte NAC. Good luck Sarah!

Happy New Year from Maryland Fencing Club

[01/01/20]   Happy New Year from Maryland Fencing Club!

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Blessed Winter Solstice, and Happy New Year from Maryland Fencing Club!

Maryland Fencing Club will be at the McDonogh School again this summer to offer 4 weeks of fencing camp during the month of July.

Score BIG with your kids! Sign them up for McDonogh Summer Camps today!

Larry Calhoun Passes Away Colorado Springs, Colo.) – Reverend Lawrence “Larry” Calhoun, who is known as “The Father of the Junior Olympics,” passed away on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 84 years of age in Mishawaka, Ind. A member of the 2010 U.S. Fencing Hall of Fame class, Calhoun was one of the founders of the USA Fencing...

[12/19/19]   Holiday Season Schedule:
Dec. Thr 19, Sat 21: Open, Normal Schedule
Dec. 24, 25, 26, 28: CLOSED
We will be OPEN Dec. 31 and Jan. 1!
Open, Normal Schedule starts Dec. 31 into 2020

[12/18/19]   The club will be open today with its regular hours.

[12/17/19]   Maryland Fencing Club will be CLOSED today, Tuesday December 17. See your email for details. We expect to be open tomorrow with the normal schedule.

Congratulations to Hunter S. for placing 3rd out of 30+ competitors in the Capitol Division Youth-14 Epee at DC Fencers Club today. Way to go, Hunter!!

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Olympic Qualification Continues in Salt Lake City This Weekend

Good luck to Sarah Isert who will be competing in Division 1 Women's Epee on Saturday in Salt Lake City! Colorado Springs, Colo.) – Olympians, World Champions and hopefuls for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo will come one step closer to competing on the world’s largest stage during the December North American Cup in Salt Lake City this weekend. The December NAC will feature more than 1,500 competit...

Maryland Fencing Club: Designs & Collections on Zazzle

Holiday gifts for the fencer in your life! T-shirts, key chains, water bottles, and more!
#Zazzle Check out all of the amazing designs that Maryland Fencing Club has created for your Zazzle products. Make one-of-a-kind gifts with these designs!

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[11/26/19]   Thanksgiving Schedule: We are open this evening, Tuesday, with our normal schedule. Tomorrow, Wednesday, we have 7pm group practice followed by open bouting with Mr. Ron. Thursday we are closed. Saturday we have our usual 12pm practice with Coach Debbie.

Why Parents Must Stop Coaching From The Sidelines Most parents sincerely believe they're helping their child when they're shouting out instructions from the sidelines. But they're not. Here are 4 reasons why parents sideline coaching is hurting youth basketball.

CFC Epee Open Results :: FRED: Fencing Tournaments

Congratulations to Ben G. for placing 8th in the recent CFC Epee Open, earning his E classification. Way to go Ben!!

We had our 2nd Youth League tournament Saturday, giving younger fencers without much competition experience a low pressure chance to develop their skills. In addition to our fencers we had visitors from Modern Duelists, AFB, and DCFC.

Jack Plumer competed in his first intercollegiate competition this weekend for Vassar College, "The Big One" the annual start of the season individual tournament, where he placed in the top third. Way to go, Jack!

[10/31/19]   Maryland Fencing Club is closed today, October 31 for Halloween. Happy, Safe, and (hopefully) Dry Halloween everyone!

Congratulations to Sarah Isert for placing 9th in her first international competition in Costa Rica this past weekend. Way to go Sarah! #fencing #harfordcounty #aberdeenprovinground #maryland


Best wishes to our top fencer Sarah Isert as she competes in her first international tournament this weekend in Costa Rica!! Fencing Time Live Results

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Harford County Public Schools

Don't miss the HCPS College and Career Fair TONIGHT from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at HCC's APGFCU Arena! We're expecting a big turn out, so get there early for a good parking spot.

Senior Epee Unclassified: 1st Blake BCAF, 2. Golczewski MDFC, 3T. Seto & Archacki, MDFC


Introductory Fencing Classes start Sept. 10. Kids and adults have fun getting in shape and developing emotional resilience playing with swords. No equipment purchase required. Sign up today online! For 10 years Maryland Fencing Club has been training fencers of all ages in the Olympic sport of sword play. Fencing is an NCAA sport that has been in the modern Olympics since 1896. It is based on...

Big thanks to Emmorton Thunder 12U for hanging out with us last Friday, celebrating your successful softball season!

THANK YOU to Coach Paye and the Maryland Fencing Club, right here in Abingdon, for a GREAT, FUN Friday evening introduction to the sport of fencing! :) Our 2018-19 Emmorton Thunder 12U softball girls had a blast from start to finish. Our only regret is that we didn't do it sooner, and more often! If you're looking for something different to try for a group outing / party, or maybe a new hobby or even future Olympic career... check them out! :)

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Kat Holmes is Going for Gold on Multiple Fronts - Real Woman Kat Holmes is Going for Gold on Multiple Fronts Posted by Jess Downey | Jul 11, 2019 | 0 Already one of the best closers in fencing, she is in hot pursuit of a gold medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, training 6-8 hours a day at Princeton University. But that’s just one of her dreams. When s...

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🥇 Kat Holmes, Kasia Nixon and Isis Washington won the Pan American Games women’s team épée title in Lima! 🇺🇸 🇺🇸 🇺🇸

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We still have spots available for Introductory Fencing Camp next week August 12-16. Kids can learn all of the basics of the Olympic sport of fencing. The camp is 9am - 4pm, with a half-day option available. Located in Abingdon (north of White Marsh), I-95 exit 77B.

Women’s Foil Makes History with World Bronze Budapest, Hungary) – The U.S. Women’s Foil Team bronze at the Senior World Championships on Monday, setting the tone for the Olympic qualifying season and making history as the first U.S. Foil Team ever to earn a medal at the event for three straight years. Team USA includes Olympians Lee Kiefer...

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U.S. Men’s Foil Team Wins First-Ever Senior World Title Budapest, Hungary) – Three Senior World silver medals. One Olympic bronze medal. Three Overall World Cup titles. One World Cup season sweep. 12 World Cup titles. 27 World Cup medals. 2019 Senior World Championship Results The U.S. Men’s Foil Team has set and broken its own record time and time a

Maryland Fencing Club will be closed Monday July 29 through Saturday August 3 for Summer Break. We will be open Tuesday August 6 with our regular schedule.

Happy 1st Year Anniversary to our neighbors at Made Me Mine!

I can't believe this was a year ago! I finally had the keys to the store that I envisioned becoming my legacy. And here we are, one year later... the transformation of this space, the friends made along the way, the reputation we've made for ourselves that I couldnt have done without my amazing staff, friends, and family... such a great feeling! Here's to another great year and many more to come! (As I'm writing this, I'm "cheersing" my wine glass to you all xoxoxo

USA Fencing

Team USA will have four men's saber and three women's epee fencers in the 64 on Thursday.

Your look at how they got there and who they'll face in the draws ...

Men's Saber: Eli Dershwitz, Daryl Homer, Khalil Thompson and Jeff Spear
Women's Epee: Courtney Hurley, Kelley Hurley and Kat Holmes

Kostava USSR (left) vs. Tassinari ITA (right) Men’s Epee Team event, World Championships, Budapest, 1959 (photo courtesy of @cyrusofchaos on IG)

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Maryland Fencing Club provides instruction and training in the Olympic sport of fencing for ages 7 through adult. We offer group and private lessons for brand new beginners and experienced competitors. We are conveniently located 1 mile north of Wegman's, next to Rita's and Walgreens in Abingdon (I-95 exit 77B, 10 minutes north of White Marsh).

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