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Home Fencing Studio Tampa FL. Sport Fencing LESSONS for Adult Sport/Fitness and Children 12+


Home Fencing Studio 

"Individual Fencing Lessons & Practice"

for Beginner  and  experienced fencers.

Adult Recreational Sport/Fitness and

Children ages 12+. 

As of this posting, there Monday through Friday lessons sessions available for booking at the Home Fencing Studio: .

Lessons fees at the Home Studio:

“Pay As You Go” $20.00/Lesson,

"Pay in Advance”

 5 Lessons minimum: $15.00/ individual lesson.

There are NO Home Studio FEES for members of TFA Tampa Fencing Academy fencing club, "donations by TFA members are appreciated".

Lessons given at the Home Fencing Studio are away from the distracting activities at the fencing club and are in American English using: fencing terms and definitions, all focusing on clear explanation of: the skills, technique and tactics you'll need to succeed in your competitive play and training at Tampa Fencing Academy. This training is a sound preparation and/or introduction to this Martial sport, for new and experienced practitioners.





See Map link below:

HFS Home Fencing Studio @ 8009 W. Hiawatha St.  Tampa FL 33615-2905. 

  Email Coach GerryD at, or

call 813 767 1722



 TFA Tampa Fencing Academy is a fencing club located only 3 mile from the Home Fencing Studio. TFA's membership fee is $65/month: you can spar and play up to 6 days a week. There are additional fees for group and or individual lessons at TFA.

LINK to Tampa Fencing Academy Website
LINK to Tampa Fencing Academy Website

 My affiliation with TFA Tampa Fencing Academy (LINK) is as the original founder (1992).

Presently I am a freelance fencing coach and teacher, offering beginners and Tampa Fencing Academy club members individual or small group lessons in the basics of sport fencing.




All Fencing Practice Equipment is Provided to Beginners at the Home Studio and the Academy.


There is a changing room and lavatory for your convenience at the Fencing Studio.

 A $5.00 enrolment fee for US Fencers’ insurance is required to start your Sport fencing Training (if your not an ACADEMY or USFA Member).

Email Coach GerryD at or call 813 767 1722  







About Coach GerryD, By WMD 

Coaching recreational sport fencing has been part of Coach Gerardo Duran's life since 1987. In that year he attended fencing coach's Foil and Sabre seminar in Orlando FL. From that day on, he knew that “he was a Fencing Coach". All that he needed was the Fencing Coaching skills. To start his new career, he attended in 1991 and 1992 the United States Fencing Association's (USFA) Coaches College at the Olympic Training Center (OTC), Colorado Springs, founded “Tampa's Fencing Academy” Tampa Florida, and became a lifetime member of the U.S. Fencing Coaches Association. Ten years later at age 62 it was time to retire from his day job to dedicate 25 hours a week in teaching and coaching sport fencing at the Academy and local private schooled. Coach GerryD revisited the Coaches College in 2005 for 3 weeks of coaches training (EPEE, FOIL, SABRE) and was privileged to attended a seven day seminar “Sport Fencing- The Unity of Theory and Practice”, with renowned Polish Fencing Master and Coach Professor Zhigniew Czajkowski. "There is always something more to learn in this sport: better techniques, tactics, and pedagogy. Now that the USA has earned their first gold fencing metals at the 2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing Olympics, more people are attracted to fencing as a recreational sport. Everyone can succeed in the sport of fencing. All that's needed is love for the game".

Tampa Fencing Academys' Location 1995
Tampa Fencing Academys' Location 1995


On October 2007 Coach GerryD transferred the Academy and job of Head Coach /Director/Owner of Tampa's Fencing Academy (TFA) to Coach Boyco Krastavich, a Bulgarian educated fencing coach and Sports Educator with international competitive experience. Coach GerryD continued teaching at TFA and at summer physical education Olympic fencing credit classes at Berkeley Preparatory School, Tampa FL.


On August 2013 Coach GerryD began exclusively teaching and developing video tutorials at the HOME FENCING STUDIO which are published on his YouTube channel. 



Thank-you for your consideration,
Gerardo Duran Jr. a.k.a Coach GerryD
Olympic Fencing Skills Teacher & Coach.
Presently teaching at:
Home Fencing Studio, Tampa FL.,


You can see studio OLYMPIC Fencing Video Tutorials at: ,

or by searching YouTube for Coach GerryD.



see-web link to-

TFA Tampa Fencing Academy  

Tampa Bay’s premier competitive fencing academy.





All Fencing Practice Equipment is Provided to Beginners at the

Home Studio and the

Fencing Academy.


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