Shawn Brooks, Program Director
Fencing Club is an insured, USFA-sanctioned
facility that provides a safe, clean,
supportive environment for fencing instruction
and competition for young people (7 years and up) and adults.
We try to make our classes fun and friendly to the
athlete and non-athlete alike. Our classes and
our club are female friendly. Fencing is an activity where application of brain
power and initiative can overcome an opponent of
superior strength and stature.
feel free to introduce yourself to me or to any other members of the CFC staff if you have any issues that you would like to discuss. We would be pleased to answer any questions you
might have about fencing, and we welcome visitors
reach us at (603) 224-3560
Concord Fencing Club believes that anyone who has the
desire to learn should have the opportunity to
fence. Even those with health problems or physical
limitations have the opportunity to learn fencing.
Our coaching staff will assist you in developing a
program around any limitations you may have.
CFC will not tolerate any
discriminatory act or act of harassment, sexual or
otherwise, from staff members, other fencers, or
observers. If you are uncomfortable at any time, for
any reason, please notify a staff member
We want your fencing experience
to be rewarding and positive!
For the Student
Concord Fencing Club strives to make the fencing
experience enjoyable for all ages. Fencers can take
advantage of our 5,400 square foot facility with seven
fencing strips with overhead reels, two of which are
grounded. Lockers are available for rent to students to
minimize the amount of gear they must haul around.
A fully equipped armorer's bench is available for
students to tune-up or repair their equipment and basic
armory training is a part of CFC's normal class
For the Parent
CFC is pleased to provide a Parent's
lounge with comfortable chairs, reading materials, and
free Wi-Fi so you can relax or even get some work done
while waiting for your child.
USFA & CFC
All fencers at Concord Fencing Club are required to join the
United States Fencing Association (USFA). The
USFA provides insurance to protect the fencer and all
connected with the sport. In addition to
insurance, the USFA provides a quarterly
newsletter and "American Fencing" magazine, where you can find all the latest info on rules,
technique, equipment, nutrition, competitions, sports
medicine, parent's issues and more.
CFC hosts several competitions each year. For many
fencers this adds a level of comfort early in their
competitive fencing experience and simplifies the
logistics of getting younger fencers to and from
competitions. Coaching for competitive fencers at local
competitions is a standard at CFC which provides a
supportive atmosphere as well as a competitive
Fencing is one of the safest modern
sports and injuries are rare.
Why is fencing so safe? Fencing is a low impact
sport and "Touches" must be made while athletes are "In
Control". Modern equipment also plays a part in
keeping fencers protected. Clothing and masks are light
but strong and fencers work with weapons only when
completely equipped and properly supervised.