Welcome, or welcome back. We’ve made a few changes due to the pandemic, but thanks to the discipline and hard work of our Durham community, we’re fencing again.
You can find our facility at 3742 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham NC.
Youth Programs – No Experience Necessary!
- Youth Sabre (ages 7+) : W 5-6p, Sat 10-11:30a
- Youth Foil (ages 7+) : T/Th 6-7p
- Advanced Sabre (ages 12+) : M/W/F 6-8pm
- Advanced Foil (ages 12+) : T/Th 7-9p, Sat 8-10a
- $175 / mo for Advanced Groups
- $145 / mo for Youth Groups
No contracts; we only ask that if you are dropping a month, you let us know by the 25th.
Private lessons are available for purchase; $50 / 30 minutes, prepaid in 4 or 8 packs.
COVID-19 Mitigation Policies:
We have developed policies in compliance with NCDHHS rules and guidelines. Policies available here.
The only full-time fencing facility in Durham NC, Research Triangle Fencing was founded in 2014 by Jacek Huchwajda and Darius Wei, both assistant coaches of the Duke University Varsity Fencing Team.
Our mission is to share our love of the sport with local athletes of all ages; come join us and see what the fun is all about!
Our athletes have been recruited and fenced for : Duke University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, MIT, Yale, Johns Hopkins, Brandeis, and Cleveland State University.
RTF has been represented on international teams at the Veteran-50, U-17 and U-20 age groups, and qualified athletes for multiple World Championships.
Jacek Huchwajda – 1992/1996 Olympian, 2018/2021 ACC Champion (Coach)
Darius Wei – 2018/2021 ACC Champion (Coach)
Zoe Loh – Cadet World Champ Team Member, ACC & NCAA Champion (Notre Dame ’18)
Marcel Huchwajda – Youth Coach