Updated Saber Open bouting
Monday & Wednesday: 7:30-10pm - C and above and Veterans
Tuesday & Thursday: 7pm-9pm- D and below
Friday (members only): 4:30pm-7:00pm- 14 and under, 7:00pm-10pm- 15 and up or C and above, 8pm-10pm-Veterans
Saturday: 2:30pm-4:00pm D & above (if no events are scheduled)
Non members are welcome all days except Fridays. 
Foil Open bouting
Wednesday: 6pm-7:30pm Youth, 7:30-9pm Adults/Invitation only
Saturday: 1:30pm-3pm
Sunday: 2pm-3pm
Non members are welcome all days.
 $30 floor fee for non members 


London 2012 & Beijing 2008

Congratulations to our distinguished athletes and three-time Olympic coach, Yury Gelman, for winning the silver medal at Beijing and making history with highest Men's U.S. team finish ever!
 Keeth Smart
Tim Morehouse
Jason Rogers
James Williams

See our photos from Beijing!

Three-time Olympic - Sydney, Athens and Beijing - fencing coach for Men's Sabre, National Men's Sabre coach, Head fencing coach of St. John’s University, and founder of Manhattan Fencing Center, Yury Gelman has made an incredible impact in U.S. fencing history. Four of his fencers are on their way to the 2008 Beijing Olympics to represent the United States of America.

Watch the New York Times video exclusive of his club and fencers.

Maestro Yury Gelman
with 30 years of coaching experience is making history by preparing the most fencers to qualify for the 2008 Olympics than any other fencing coach in the United States. We are proud to announce and present the 2008 Olympic Saber team members coached by Yury:

Dagmara Wozniak
First time Olympian; 9 years fencing experience; Junior World Champion 2006, Silver World Medalist 2008, Bronze World Medalist 2007; Winner of Junior World Cups and Medalist of Senior World Cups; Cadet 2002, Junior 2006, Senior 2008 Team National Champion; current student at St. John's University.

MFC member

Keeth Smart
Three-time Olympian, Beijing 2008 Silver Medalist; 17 years fencing experience; two-time National Champion; two-time NCAA Champion; first American fencer to earn #1 ranking in Federation Internationale d’Escrime Senior point standings; winner of individual and team Grand Prix; St. John's University graduate.

Tim Morehouse
Two-time Olympian, Beijing 2008 Silver Medalist; 16 years fencing experience; numerous World Cup finalist and Team Grand Prix winner; 2004 Team National Champion; member of National Team since 2004; Brandeis University graduate.

MFC member

James Williams: First-time Olympian, Beijing 2008 Silver Medalist; 12 years fencing experience; member of Senior National Team 2006; Junior and Senior World Cup finalist; 2007 Pan-American Games Champion and Silver Medalist; Columbia University graduate. 

 MFC member


MFC attracts all the elite fencers from the United States and the world.
Only MFC offers you the opportunity to train with the world's best fencers. 

The journey to the Olympics starts here.