Midsouth Fencers Club

What is the status of Sport Fencing in Durham, North Carolina?

Our community panel of experts carefully guided us to online and outdoor instruction as being the Covid-safer way to serve our community during this pandemic.


We have pivoted and evolved as a vibrant online community, and we are offering 1:1 “double masked” lessons outside for all three Olympic-style weapons and German Longsword.


For Fall 2020 we have added small group practices with limited participation at our temporary location, the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.


Read our Covid-Safer Plan and decide to join us today!


If you are new, welcome to a special sport community nestled in Durham, a vibrant community, part of the Research Triangle.


Registration this season is all via email info@midsouthfencersclub.org in order to better monitor for safety. Please browse this site and read about us. If you’ve got quick questions send us a text: 919-308-0800. You can call or email too.





Club Update Fall 2020

Welcome to Phase 2.5 of reopening in North Carolina! We are lucky to have access to and advice from experts in the local community. This is why we have a Social Contract and other Policies and Protocols in place.   If you are interested in joining Club in-person small group classes for this Fall session, pre-registration […]

We’re Moving!

It is with mixed feelings of grief, relief and gratitude we announce the letting go of our physical space on Gregson Street in downtown Durham, NC. It has been the home base for Mid-South Fencers’ Club for the past 7 years and we are grateful for all it has offered us. There are many things […]

A Call for Change

Upon reading, reflecting, and listening, our organization asks, “Are we doing enough to fight racism in our club, in our community, in our sport?” Here is where the Mid-South Fencers’ Club is today. I hope this post will promote more open dialogue about leveling the playing field in our sport. The recent racist comments and […]