“Metal on metal and the squeak of rubber soles echo in every corner of the room at the Manhattan Fencing Club. But in the heads of the five Olympians who came to the city to prepare for Beijing, there are nothing but positive phrases.

- New York Times

2016 Olympic Games Results:

Daryl Homer wins historic SILVER Medal in men’s sabre fencing! 

YURY DARYL300He became the first U.S. men’s silver medalist since William Grebe in 1904. Congratulations to Daryl and coach Yury Gelman!


U.S. Women’s Sabre Team  wins BRONZE Medals! 

Rio bronze 300Congratulations to Dagmara Wozniak and Monica Aksamit winning Bronze Medal in Women’s Sabre Team Competition.

Throughout the year, MFC fencers successfully compete in a variety of tournaments all over the world. Click here all of the latest updates.


Located in Midtown, the Manhattan Fencing Center was started in 2007 by U.S. Fencing Hall of Fame Maestro Yury Gelman. Fencing success has everything to do with the club and coaches. We pride ourselves on our exceptional facility, our world-class coaches and our dynamic programs. Read more.

Why MFC?

  • Train with coaches who consistently prepare Olympic and National Team members in addition to medalists in all national and international competitions.
  • MFC prepared more saber Olympians and National Team Members in the last 10 years than any other fencing club in the United States. In 2016, we prepared 3 members of US Junior National Team and 3 Members of US Olympic Team.
  • Home to the Olympic Silver Medalist, Daryl Homer (RIO), Olympic Bronze Team Medalists Dagmara Wonziak and Monica Aksamit (RIO), Olympic Silver Medal Team (BEIJING).
  • Awarded the ‘Fencing Club of the Year‘ two years in a row.
  • #1 ranked Youth Foil and Saber program on the East Coast.
  • MFC’s fencers have been accepted to some of the most prestigious colleges and universities with more than 50% admission to Ivy League schools.


Register for Lessons and Classes

Non-members are welcome to take part in our lessons and classes. We offer all levels of fencing to fit everyone’s needs. Check out our beginner packages for both kids and adults. Register here.