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Copyright © Dragon Fencing Academy,  Richmond Hill's Premier Fencing School and Club.  We provide a safe, fun, and social environment.

The Dragon Fencing Academy is Richmond Hill's premier fencing academy and club. We are a private fencing and martial arts school offering expert instruction in western Olympic sport fencing and eastern Japanese kenjutsu,

We teach Olympic fencing styles in foil, epée, and sabre to youth, teens, and adults. Our practices are 7 days a week and  integrate fitness, sports psychology and theory. On select days we offer Yagyu Shinkage Ryu kenjutsu to teens and adults.  Other services  available include: fencing equipment rental, fencing sparring sessions, martial arts lessons, and private yoga lessons. For corporate clients we can offer on-site fencing workshops, demonstrations, and full weekly programs.

We have beginner, recreational, intermediate, advanced, and private classes.  We offer spring break and summer camps for youth and teens, which consists of 1/2 day (3 hours) includes fencing, kenjutsu, martial arts and yoga specific exercises, activities, drills, games, sparring, and meditation. All fencing courses qualify for the provincial Children's Activity Tax Credit

Our facilities include a fully heated and air conditioned fencing club with a professionally engineered free-floating maple hardwood floor. Our highly skilled and educated coaching staff provide professional expert instruction with over 125+ years of combined coaching, teaching, and fencing experience.

We are located in the Highway 7 and Leslie area of Richmond Hill bordering Thornhill and Markham. We are easily accessible by public transit along the VIVA and YRT routes and by automobile via major highways 7, 404 and the ETR 407.

We offer a safe, fun, and social environment to learn the ancient art and sport of fencing. Fencing teaches individuals good sportsmanship, to compete with honour, dignity, and determination.

Please feel free to inquire about additional information on the academy and the services we provide. 

We have taught over 1200 students since our grand opening in January 2006!


Stanley Yee

Founder & President

Dragon Fencing Academy

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Summer Camp 1/2 Day Afternoon Registrations Open

  • Fencing Afternoon half-day camps for youth and teens - ages 8+ -  1pm to 4pm

  • All fencing equipment will be provided

  • No experience necessary

  • Participants require to bring a set of indoor use only courts shoes, long gym pants, and t-shirt and a small snack each day

  • A mixture of fencing, chess & other tactical board games, martial arts, kenjutsu and yoga activities and instruction

  • Mental and physical skills, games, drills, sparring, and  meditation

  • 1/2 Day camps will run 1 week long

  • Extended pick up and drop off times available

  • Low student to coach ratio 4:1 -  Minimum 4 students to run

  • Contact Us To Register -

"Learn To Fence" Beginner Fencing Special Package Rate $125

  • 4 Lessons - Includes lessons, equipment rental, HST included

  • New classes start every month

  • Monday 7pm - Teen & Adults

  • Tuesday 6pm - Youth (8+)

  • Tuesday 7pm - Teens

  • Saturday 11am - Youth & Teens

  • Saturday 12noon - Girls only class

  • Thursdays 7pm - Teens and Adults

  • Next session starts every month

New Kenjutsu Beginner Course - Tuesday 9pm and Sundays 10am

  • Learn basic Japanese sword techniques

  • Learn basic kata, stances, strikes

  • Pre-requisite for Yagyu Shinkage Ryu

  • 4 spaces Available

  • $140 for 4 lessons

New Jujitsu Beginner Course - Sundays 11:30am

  • Yagyu Shingan Ryu Taijutsu

  • One of the oldest styles of Japanese Battlefield Art

  • 2 person Partnered kata forms

  • Ancestor of modern Jujitsu and Akido

  • Learn basic techniques and tactics armed and unarmed

  • Combination of medieval Japanese weapons and grappling

  • 4 spaces still available

  • $210 for 8 lessons

Register for classes call 905.764.8388  email:

Beginner classes require minimum 4 participants to run. Contact us to register.

  • Join in anytime on going classes - flexible schedules - Personalized Coaching

  • Contact us to join any current beginner class running.

  • Maximum 10 participants

  • To register: Call 905.764.8388 or email:


We are located in a 2000 square foot fencing studio  

  • 800 sq ft mirrored gym area 

  • Professional engineered free-floating sprung 2 inch maple hardwood floor -  Din Certified (Robbins Sport Surfaces)

  • 3 practice fencing strips with scoring machines

  • Men's and Women's washrooms

  • Changing and shower facilities

  • Fencing equipment Pro Shop

  • Players' lounge

Copyright © Dragon Fencing Academy,  Richmond Hill's Premier Fencing School and Club.  We provide a safe, fun, and social environment. Copyright © Dragon Fencing Academy,  Richmond Hill's Premier Fencing School and Club.  We provide a safe, fun, and social environment.

2017 Holiday Schedule - The academy will be closed on the following days:

  • Canada Day Weekend - 150 Years! - Saturday July 1, Sunday July 2, Monday July 3, 2017

  • Civic Holiday - Monday August 7, 2017

  • Labour Day Weekend - Saturday September 2 - Monday 4, 2017

  • Thanksgiving - Monday October 9, 2017

  • Christmas Break - Friday December 22, 2017 to Monday January 1, 2018

Dragon Fencing Academy

175 West Beaver Creek Rd - Unit 18,  Richmond Hill, Ontario. Canada L4B 3M1  

Tel: 905.764.8388     Email:

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