NWFC - World Class Fencing Instruction
Northwest Fencing Center (NWFC) is a non-profit fencing training facility renowned for providing affordable fencing lessons and personalized instruction for athletes of all ages. NWFC began as a group of dedicated fencing athletes and has grown to become a pioneer in the Olympic sport of fencing in Oregon. NWFC is a cutting-edge international training and competition hub, with a reputation for quality instruction, committed coaches and a stellar training facility.
NWFC specializes in the techniques of foil and epee, with a strong focus on the core foundations of fencing, including coordination, agility and stance. Our accredited coaches are dedicated to providing a supportive, inspiring and fun atmosphere to foster a love of the sport and the growth of the athlete, both on the strip and off.
At NWFC, we are a community of friends, colleagues and athletes committed to providing the best possible instruction for you or your athlete in an encouraging, yet challenging environment. Read more about the Benefits of Fencing.
Due to the state of Oregon COVID restrictions, classes are being held outside in our covered portico. See the temporary class schedule.
Members who join an in-person cohort class can also attend zoom classes. The zoom schedule and login information has been mailed to members, let us know if you need it.
Small Group Classes
When we are able to have classes inside again, we have developed a schedule for small cohort only classes. The plan is focused on the safety of our members, parents, and coaches. The plan was prepared with the support of medical and public health professionals and is consistent with the State of Oregon Executive Order and CDC guidelines for Phase One.
You must become a member to join a class or take Private Lessons.
Each class will have appropriate level drills and agility work. There will be NO FENCING in class during Phase One of Covid protocols.
Face coverings will be mandatory.
Membership is from September 1 to August 31. We will prorate. Read all about Membership options HERE.