Fencing Lessons Near Me

Our fencing club in Monrovia, California is conveniently located very close to Pasadena, just off the 210 Freeway. You won't have to travel far to experience the thrill of fencing with our expert Fencing Coaches.

Our experienced fencing coaches offer fencing classes for all ages and all levels of experience, from complete beginners to advanced competitors. Plus, we're conveniently located near Pasadena, making it easy for fencing enthusiasts to join us.

At our fencing club, we believe that fencing is a sport for everyone. Whether you're a child just starting, a teenager looking to stay active, or an adult looking for a new challenge, we have a perfect fencing class for you. Our coaches will guide you through the basics of fencing, including how to hold the fencing sword, basic fencing moves, and the scoring and rules of the sport. And the best part? You don't need any experience or equipment to start. We'll provide all the gear you need for your first fencing class.

But our classes are not just about learning the sport. We also focus on making fencing a fun and enjoyable experience for everyone. Fencing is a fast and athletic sport, and it's nothing like the choreographed fights you see in the movies or on the stage. Instead of swinging from a chandelier or leaping from balconies, you'll be engaged in an intense bout of wit, strength, and stamina. And let me tell you; it's a lot of fun!


A Parent's Guide to Enrolling Your Child in a Fencing Program

This guide outlines the key factors, from choosing the right coach to finding the right equipment.

A Parent's Guide to Enrolling Your Child


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No equipment is needed but come in the studio with a long sleeve t-shirt and long pant. Fortune Fencing will provide a fencing sword and all of the fencing sport gear.

  • My two boys have been learning fencing for 3 months. We take both private lessons and group classes. The coaches are great and provide feedbacks on how my kids are doing. I love how the different exercises help the kids improve on their skills and reflexes. Highly recommend!

    Bianca Cheung Avatar Bianca Cheung
  • We have been members at Fortune Fencing for over 8 years. Our three sons have been training with Coach Emara and Coach Z. They're phenomenal! They are greatly involved, truly love fencing, and enjoy helping all fencers achieve their best. Their students are happy and challenged. Students say that the coaches not only help them improve in fencing, but grow as a person too. I actively see growth in my sons' abilities. I also love the honesty and integrity of this exceptional place. I cannot recommend Fortune Fencing enough!

    Katy Lin Avatar Katy Lin
  • I heard about Fortune Fencing from the radio and wondering if it’s too late for my 13 years old son to start learning fencing. I took my son to try the class anyway . Coach Z is very nice and professional, he told me it was fun and he liked it. Now he moved to the competitive class. I’m glad to see all his efforts and improvements. It has boosted his confidence a lot too. Both Coach Emara and Coach Z are very attentive and professional, they will make sure everyone gets their skills improved based on their level. I’m glad that my son liked this new sport and made big progress. I’m live in city of walnut, but I’m willing to travel a little far to this place as long as my son enjoys it.

    Helen Zhu Avatar Helen Zhu
  • A true gem of the community. Coach Emara has great patience with his students and is also very responsible. A great activity to enhance concentration and develop agility, not to mention it’s also a fun activity/workout.

    Amber Chen Avatar Amber Chen
  • Great instructors and lots of fun and fencing. It makes it easy for kids to keep going.

    Charles Muckle Avatar Charles Muckle
  • Like any other motor movement , I had my son trained at 7-years-old to fence (from gross movements to fine movements ) — because I desperately needed a sustainable therapy to cure my son’s increasing symptoms of attention-deficit syndromes. Fencing worked! My son had a great line of dedicated coaches and I am grateful to them all. He’s 11 now (pre-teen) and the encouragement is necessary from peers — Fortune has given Ian friendships and Ian’s strip coach (Zeyad) uses the parameters of the sport to train concentration, focus, and patience. The pedagogy of fencing is Fortune’s strength: Coach Emara serves a platform for coaches’ clinics, and Coach Zeyad coached collegiate fencing. The Fortune coaches are educators and fulfill the fencers’ schooling through socio-emotional development and cognitive-behavioral health. My son has had beautiful bonds to all of his coaches in different gyms, but Fortune as a community took us into their home when I became a single-mom.

    Wanda Chui Avatar Wanda Chui

Mission statement

Our mission is to empower individuals of all ages and skill levels to discover their passion for the Olympic sport of fencing. Through comprehensive training and education, we strive to help our members reach their competitive and athletic goals while fostering a supportive and inclusive community. We aim to promote and grow the sport of fencing and to achieve excellence in every aspect of our training.

Frequently asked questions:

1Is fencing a safe sport?
Fencing is a very safe sport with one of the lowest injury rates of any martial arts. This is because the protective gear and weapons are designed to protect the athlete from harm.
2What is the age limit to learn how to fence?
Fencing is a wonderful sport for all ages. Beginning fencers should be at least six years old, but fencing isn't just a youth sport at Fortune Fencing there are adult classes for veteran fencers as well as open fencing for all age groups.
3What is proper clothing to wear to a class?
New students should wear a t-shirt, long pants (like sweat pants) and lace up athletic shoes. All equipment and fencing swords will be provided for beginner students.
4Lesson Cancellations
There is a 24-hour cancellation policy for a private lesson. The full lesson fee will be charged without proper notification. A private lesson may be canceled by phone (626-471-3565) or email (fortunefencing1@gmail.com).
5Fencing classes near me
Fortune Fencing Location Near Me: 139 W Maple Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016

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