“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

IMG_1465Congratulations to Daryl Homer and coach Yury Gelman on the highest US result in Men’s saber at Senior World Championships! 

Silver Medal-Moscow, July 2015

Tournament Results

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?

We are home to the Olympic Silver Medal Saber Team (Beijing), three top 8 finishers in the London Olympics, many members of the U.S. National Men’s and Women’s Saber Team in addition to World, National and NCAA Champions. We have qualified more fencers for U.S. National teams and the Olympics than any other club in the country in the last quadrennial. Our fencers have received athletic scholarships at some of the most prestigious colleges and universities.


Registration for the MFC foil and saber winter camp is open! Campers include 2012 Olympian and #1 World Ranked fencer Race Imboden in our foil group and 2012 Olympians Daryl Homer, Dagmara Wozniak and many more members from the US National Teams in our saber group! Click here to register! 

FREE CLASS PROGRAM offered by Yury Gelman Foundation

If your child is between the ages of 9-12 and interested in the sport of fencing, please contact us as info@yurygelmanfoundation.org for applications. For more information about the foundation or to make a donation, please click here.

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.