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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.


Welcome to the 2020-21 Season!

Small Group Classes

We have developed a plan that allows us to bring fencing back inside the club in 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.

Check the Class pages for new times, new procedures, and season fees.


  • 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.


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