Lucas with Darryl Homer, who won Silver at the Rio, 2016 Olympics!



KAFF is a Non-profit organization and has tax exempt status from the IRS under section 503 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. This means that your donation is tax deductible.


The Woman's Club of Bakersfield
2030 18th Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301 (upstairs)

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Kern Athletic Fencing Foundation is an official member of the USFA!

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Classical Fencing is a fun activity which is well suited to boys and girls of all ages, levels, abilities, and disabilities. In addition to being a fun and exciting activity, classical fencing is a superb form of exercise, which builds endurance, strength, flexibility, and the capacity to relax under fire. It improves coordination, while benefiting both circulation, and respiration.

The high ideals of chivalry, honor, and integrity are a primary focus in the sport of fencing.  Participants are taught a hundreds-of-years-old "Code of Honor" through object lessons and examples which directly apply to both fencing and to life.

Fencing lessons and practices are held three at the The Woman's Club of Bakersfield (upstairs) 2030 18th Street, Bakersfield CA 93301 . (map).

There are 3 levels of participation:

  • On Monday and Wednesday there are Beginning and Intermediate classes (see schedule/fees).
  • On Tuesdays there is an Advanced and Competitive class. (see schedule/fees).  
  • On Saturdays there is Open Fencing and Private Lessons (see schedule/fees).

Come and observe our activities, all are welcome.



The mission of the Kern Athletic Fencing Foundation, Inc. is to create a youth sport program in the Bakersfield Metro area increasing both sport participation rates and healthy development of the area's youth

Kern Athletic Fencing Foundation, Inc. is a private, non-profit, youth sports program serving participants in the sport of Fencing, in the Bakersfield Metro area.

The focus of the program is to promote whole child development, resiliency building, youth sport participation, healthy development of youth, and increase youth access to health care and learning.


Kern Athletic Fencing Foundation
is one of
The Best Fencing Clubs in Saber
according to the
National Fencing Clubs Ranking!


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