Why FENCING

Fencing develops confidence, quick thinking and decision making while being physically challenging. It is a great sport for college admissions and scholarships.

Why OUR CLUB

We don't just claim to have Olympic classes. Our coaches have unmatched Olympic success:

Sport for ALL AGES!

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COME AND TRY

We encourage anyone interested in classes to come and participate; the first fencing practice is FREE.

Fencing programs

FENCING CLASSES

Our group lessons are designed for all ages and levels. Classes are taught by highly skilled instructors.

Fencing private lessons

PRIVATE LESSONS

Private fencing lessons are available from our world class coaches and are booked in weekly time slots.

Fencing news

OUR CHAMPIONS

We have a proven track record of success. Our fencers compete at all levels from local to national.

Fencing is a NCAA sport

Top universities recruit Laguna fencers. Fencers are at least 10x more likely to play in college than all other mainstream sports.
New York University
University of Notre Dame
Princeton University
Northwestern University
U.S. Air Force Academy
University of California San Diego
Yale University
Johns Hopkins University
Cornell University
Columbia University

Modern fencing is a SAFE SPORT!

According to research fencing has fewer injuries than most sports

LAGUNA FENCING CENTEROUR COACHES

Laguna team has a proven track record of success in teaching and training fencers.
Head coach NICK DINU

HEAD COACHNICK DINU

30 years of teaching experience.  Trained multiple USA national champions. Coached future Olympic & World Champion…

Fencing coach ED KORFANTY

COACHED KORFANTY

Ed’s students won 45 World Championships, two Olympic gold medals, and three Olympic bronze medals.

Fencing coach NICK KOVALEV

COACHNICK KOVALEV

Bronze medalist at the 2012 London Olympic Games. 5 time World Champion. 5 time European Champion…

Fencing coach CLAUDIO ADRIANZEN

COACHCLAUDIO ADRIANZEN

Guides our young fencers to becoming better every day, while making sure they have fun along the way.

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COACHNICKY DINU

Competitive Fencer. Gold medalist of multiple championships. Member of the Canadian National Team.

OUR NEWS

Sleep Away Camp10Aug
Sleep Away Camp
Our annual Sleep Away Camp in Santa Barbara was a huge success. Over 60 fencers from all around the country and the world joined us for an intense week of high level fencing training with our Olympic caliber coaches.
Sleep Away Camp10Aug
Sleep Away Camp
Our annual Sleep Away Camp in Santa Barbara was a huge success. Over 60 fencers from all around the country and the world joined us for an intense week of high level fencing training with our Olympic caliber coaches.
Meya is our newest National Champion!11Jul
Meya is our newest National Champion!
Meya competed in Y-10 Women’s Saber and dominated the competition at the Summer Nationals!
Our fencers at the World Championships in Dubai03Apr
Our fencers at the World Championships in Dubai
Connor Liang (Cadet) and Nicky Dinu (Junior) will represent us and their country at the 2022 Junior and Cadet Fencing World Championships in Dubai in April

Upcoming Tournaments


T Tournament Start
9/18/2022 Local SD Cup - Youth #1 La Jolla, CA Sep 18
3/24/2023 Super Regional Fortune Fencing SYC/RJCC & Non-Regional Y8 Ontario, CA Mar 24
5/6/2023 Regional Wasatch Fencing RYC/RJCC Kaysville, UT May 6
5/6/2023 Regional Collegiate Cup RJCC La Jolla, CA May 6
4/15/2023 Regional RYC of the Rockies Denver, CO Apr 15
4/8/2023 Regional Fortune Fencing ROC(DV1A, DV2, VET) & RJCC Ontario, CA Apr 8
12/3/2022 Regional The Fencing Center RJCC San Jose, CA Dec 3
3/10/2023 Regional Silicon Valley RYC/RCC Fremont, CA Mar 10
2/10/2023 Regional 4th Annual Precision Invitational RYC/RJC Torrance, CA Feb 10
1/20/2023 Regional 5th Annual Sword in the Stone RYC/RJC Torrance, CA Jan 20
9/23/2022 Regional South Coast RJCC/ROC Pasadena, CA Sep 23
9/30/2022 Regional Back to School RYC Fremont, CA Sep 30
10/14/2022 Super Regional SYC of the Rockies Denver, CO Oct 14
10/29/2022 Regional BladeRunner ROC/RJC La Jolla, CA Oct 29
11/4/2022 Super Regional AFM Super Regional SYC/RJCC/ROC Santa Clara, CA Nov 4
11/18/2022 Regional Ryan Donos Memorial RJCC Tempe, AZ Nov 18
12/17/2022 Regional The Austin Challenge SYC and RCC Round Rock, TX Dec 17
12/31/2022 Regional RYC/RJC of the Rockies Denver, CO Dec 31
1/14/2023 Super Regional Capitol Clash SYC/RCC National Harbor, VA Jan 14
1/14/2023 Regional South Coast Mary Rafanelli RYC/RJC Pasadena, CA Jan 14
11/13/2022 Local SD Cup - Youth #3 San Diego, CA Nov 13
12/11/2022 Local SD Cup - Youth #4 La Jolla, CA Dec 11
06/30/23 National USA National Championship & July Challenge Phoenix, AZ Jun 30
4/21/2023 National April NAC St. Louis, MO Apr 21
3/3/2023 National March NAC Fort Worth, TX Mar 3
2/17/2023 National Junior Olympics Denver, CO Feb 17
1/6/2023 National January NAC Louisville, KY Jan 6
12/9/2022 National December NAC Salt Lake City, UT Dec 9
10/7/2022 National October NAC Minneapolis, MN Oct 7
12/4/2022 Club Laguna Youth Cup #2 Laguna Hills, CA Dec 4
10/16/2022 Local SD Cup - Youth #2 Escondido, CA Oct 16

Celebrate at LAGUNA FENCING

We offer fun, interactive parties for both kids (ages 7+) and adults.

LEARN MOREWhy JOIN

All our fencing classes and fencing lessons have rolling admission and new students may join at any time. Why join?
  • Fencing is a NCAA sport. Top universities recruit Laguna fencers
  • Fencing develops confidence, practices strategic thinking, maintains a healthy body
  • While modern fencing has its roots in the sword fighting, it is a safe sport. Sport fencing has fewer injuries than most sports
  • Cool factor. On a scale of cool, fencing tops most sports
  • Our coaches have unmatched national and international fencing experience and achievements
  • The introductory lesson is free
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Head CoachNick Dinu

26062 Merit Circle,
Suite 103,
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
info@lagunafencing.com
+ 1 (949) 215-4112

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