OFA is the most successful fencing club in the United States.


We’re the Portland-area home to the fast, exhilarating sport of sabre, four-time Olympic medalist Mariel Zagunis, and longtime U.S. Olympic Sabre Coach Ed Korfanty. OFA is a fun, supportive place for everyone from beginning fencers to world-class athletes.

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For almost 20 years, OFA coaches have prepared outstanding scholar-athletes who have gone on to win more Olympic medals and World Championships than any other club in the country.


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OFA is a warm and welcoming place for fencers of all ages and experience levels, from recreational to internationally competitive. Call or e-mail us, come visit, and experience sabre fencing.

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OFA News

Our fencers are bringing home medals, winning National Merit scholarships, and mentoring younger members of our club.

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OFA fencers go on to great things. Our fencers receive college admission offers from such prestigious universities as Princeton, Notre Dame, Stanford, Duke, MIT, Penn, Yale, and many others.