South Coast Fencing Center is home to the largest fencing center in Orange County. The center is committed to developing successful athletes in a positive training environment. We have introductory programs for those who want to try out fencing for the first time. We offer intermediate programs for those looking to expand and develop their techniques. Competitive programs are available for those interested in competing at the regional, national and international levels. We welcome students from the ages of 7 and up, offering both group and private instruction for all experience levels.
SCFC is a member of the United States Fencing Association (USFA) and was founded in 1999. We are active at the competitive level, regularly fielding athletes at North America Cups and National Championship events. Our coaching staff and students include Olympians as well as former World Cup finalists, members of the US National Team and national champions.
We have a 5,400 square foot facility, with over 3,600 square feet of fencing floor on two levels. Ten fully electric strips are available to the fencers. Membership amenities include weights and gym equipment, lockers, practice targets, a study lounge for parents and kids, rental gear, a full-service armory with repair staff on site and a store for new fencing equipment.
Introductory programs are available to new students and we invite you to contact us to schedule a free trial class at
or (714) 549-2946.
SCFC fencers heading to National Championships
Best wishes to our SCFC fencers who will be heading to San Jose, CA, for the 2015 Summer National Championships at the end of the month.They have worked hard throughout the season and are looking forward to this strong competition!
We have 14 fencers competing in Youth 10, Youth 12, Youth 14, Junior, a variety of Senior level events and Veterans age categories. The competition will run from June 27 - July 6. The center will be open throughout the event; however, we will be closed on Saturday, July 4th, in observance of the holiday.
Closed on July 4th
The South Coast Fencing Center will be closed on Saturday, July 4th, in observance of the holiday. We will be open on Friday the 3rd as well as the following week. We wish all of our SCFC families a safe and enjoyable holiday break!
SCFC Summer Training Camps
Join us this summer for training camps throughout June and July! All camps run 9:30am to 4:30pm daily with early drop-off starting at 9am. ALL ages and levels are welcome. Interested in learning to fence but have no experience? All camps are open to beginning students and we will guide you through learning how to fence! Each day will include a morning and afternoon session with a break for lunch.
June 23 - 27 (Tues-Sat)
For the July 20 - 24 camp, the morning session will be held by SCFC for fencing training and the afternoon session will be held by the Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) society, which will be training students in many different forms of historical European weaponry, including the longsword, sword & shield, spear and many others.