“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

Our club members brought home 3 Medals from the Rio Olympic Games! Huge Congratulations to Daryl Homer, Dagmara Wozniak, Monica Aksamit and their coach Yury Gelman! 


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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.

Register for Lessons, Classes and Camps

New to fencing? Try a lesson and class with an introductory package.

Not a beginner? Give us a call to get recommendations on how to start at 212-382-2255 (ask for Julia).

Upcoming kids, teen and adult camps for beginner, intermediate and advanced students.

Why MFC?

Awarded the ‘Fencing Club of the Year‘ two years in a row

#1 ranked Fencing Program in the United States (click here for details)

  • Smallest beginner classes for children and adults taught by Olympians, World Champions and coaches with a Master Degree in Fencing
  • Manhattan Fencing 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)
  • MFC’s fencers have been accepted to some of the most prestigious colleges and universities with more than 50% admission to Ivy League schools


  • Order your new club apparel HERE!
  • Spring Break and Summer Sleep Away Camp 2018 registration is now OPEN! Register here.