2017-18 Class Calendar

08.28.17     Session 1 begins
10.13.17     Session 1 ends

10.16.17     Session 2 begins
11.30.17     Session 2 ends

12.04.17     Session 3A begins
12.14.17     Session 3A ends

01.02.18     Session 3B begins
02.01.18     Session 3B ends

02.05.18     Session 4 begins
03.22.18     Session 4 ends

03.26.18     Session 5 begins
05.10.18     Session 5 ends

05.14.18     Session 6 begins
06.28.18     Session 6 ends

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Next Tournament at CFC: Nor'Easter Open


Date:      Saturday, 27 January, 2018

Events:    Mixed Epee, Women's Epee, Mixed Foil, Women's Foil, Mixed Sabre



Latest CFC Tournament Results:


      Holiday Open 30 December 2017


On the Podium: Mixed Foil, Mixed Epee, Women's Epee, Mixed Sabre


More Tournament Results


CFC Announces Final 2017-2018 Class Schedule

14 August, 2017 - Concord Fencing Club has published the final Class Schedule for the 2017-2018 Season. Highlights of the new schedule:

Intermediate and Advanced classes in Foil and Epee will move to Tuesday evenings;

• Sabre classes will be held on Thursdays.

• Introductory classes will be presented on Monday evenings;

Novice Foil classes on Wednesdays.

• A new Competitive Training Program will be launched on Thursdays later this season.

Individual lessons: Foil lessons will be offered four nights a week (M-Th), Sabre lessons on M/W/Th, and Epee lessons on T/W.


Ruth Dodge Wins Silver Medal - and World Team Berth

5 July, 2017 - CFC fencer Ruth Dodge won a silver medal at the USA Fencing National Championships, competing in the Veteran 70 Women’s Foil event. Her performance has also earned her a berth on the U.S. Team for the next fencing Veteran World Championship, which will be held in Slovenia in October. Congratulations, Ruth!


CFC 'Early Bird' Membership Special

27 June, 2017 - CFC offers a special incentive to purchase your 2017-2018 regular season membership early: Sign up now, and fence all summer at CFC for free! This special offer is in addition to the standard 20% discount for purchasing a full season membership.


CFC Summer Tournament Schedule

30 May, 2017 - Concord Fencing Club will host two tournaments this summer: a C & Under tournament on Saturday, 22 July, and a Grand Round-Robin Epee event on Saturday, 19 August.


CFC Announces Special Summer Session

19 May, 2017 - For the first time, Concord Fencing Club will be supplementing its regular season with a special Summer Session. From 6 July through 24 August, CFC will open on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, offering a mixture of group training activities, individual lessons, and open fencing. These activities can be paid for with a single CFC Summer Session punchcard, which can be purchased online. Contact the CFC office with any questions.


CFC Announces New Summer Camp

9 May, 2017 - Concord Fencing Club is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a Fencing Day Camp during the summer of 2017. The camp will run Monday through Thursday, 17-20 July, from 9am - 2pm. The camp is open to fencers of all ages. Details can be found on our Summer Camp Info page.


CFC Coaches Earn New Rankings in Foil, Epee, and Sabre

30 April, 2017 - Coach Edmundo Martinez has been accredited as a Moniteur in Foil and Sabre, and Coach Jim Leland has been accredited as a Moniteur in Epee, by the United States Fencing Coaches Association (USFCA). This is the second of four levels of certification for fencing coaches and instructors, progressing toward the rank of Prévôt, and ultimately, of Fencing Master. Moniteur certification is achieved by passing first a written examination, then an oral and practical examination by USFCA-certified Prévôts or Fencing Masters.


CFC's Homeschool Program

The Concord Fencing Club Fencing for Homeschoolers Program, designed for children between the ages of 7 and 14, is divided into four 10 week sessions. Each class will last 60 minutes. Course description


NH Chronicle Investigates Olympic Fencing at CFC


Concord Monitor profiles CFC's "Dynamic Duo"

More CFC Tournament Results:


      C & Under 7 October 2017


On the Podium: Mixed Foil, Women's Foil, Mixed Epee, Mixed Sabre


      D & Under 16 September 2017


On the Podium: Mixed Foil, Mixed Epee


      Grand Round-Robin Epee 19 August 2017


On the Podium: Mixed Epee


      C & Under 22 July 2017


On the Podium: Mixed Foil, Mixed Epee


      D & Under 10 June 2017


On the Podium: Mixed Foil, Mixed Epee, Women's Epee, Mixed Sabre


      Spring Open 1 April 2017


On the Podium: Mixed Foil, Mixed Epee, Mixed Sabre


      Molly Stark Mixed-Team Relay 11 March 2017


On the Podium: Team Foil, Team Epee, Team Sabre


      C & Under 11 February 2017


On the Podium: Mixed Foil, Mixed Epee, Mixed Sabre


      Youth/Veteran 7 January 2017


On the Podium: Y-12 Mixed Foil, Veteran Mixed Foil


CFC Philosophy

Concord Fencing Club offers fencing instruction for kids, teens, and adults ranging from beginners to advanced fencers and elite competitors. The philosophy for beginners is mostly educational and recreational. For experienced fencers the emphasis depends upon the fencer's desires - either recreational or competitive. How a person approaches the sport depends upon personal factors.


CFC is here for ALL fencers.

Our approach to instruction is always positive, and our hope is that each fencer will enjoy and feel successful in what he or she is doing. Fencing has long been recognized as an excellent activity for developing self confidence and body awareness. Beyond the skills needed for fencing, special emphasis is placed on cultivating principles that are essential to achievement in all types of athletic and professional pursuits: Discipline and sportsmanship. Every fencer is taught based upon his or her own ability in a progressive fashion, allowing each one to move along a preset sequence of skills at his or her own pace.

An essential goal is to have fun!