About US
Located in Mountain View, California, Bayside Fencing Club was started in 2023. We believe that fencing success has everything to do with the club and coaches. We pride ourselves on our exceptional facility, our world-class coaches and our dynamic programs.
Bayside Fencing Club teaches epée fencing at all levels, from beginners to advanced fencers. We offer private instruction as well as group fencing lessons. We encourage our students to try their best, whether they want to fence recreationally or on the national or even international level. We promote sportsmanship on and off the strip.Why Fencing
Fencing is a specialized olympic sport. The physical benefits of fencing include increased coordination, agility, balance, flexibility, strength, and cardiovascular endurance. These come with additional benefits of training the reflexes and tactical training for the brain.
Collegiate Fencing
Fencing gives an extra advantage when applying to higher education. The best universities in the US have fencing programs including most Ivy League schools.

Our Facility
* A 7156 sq. ft. freestanding building features a ~6000 sq. ft. open area.
* Equipped with air conditioning, 15 full-length electric strips, WiFi, comfortable viewing area, targets, locker room and shower.
* Specially designed fencing floors to safeguard knees and ankles
* Close proximity to HWY 101, conveniently located near google and microsoft campuses.
* Study room for fencers

Upcoming Fencing Camps

Coach Valeriy Naulo

Beginner Free Trial Classes
April 6th, 2024
May 4, 2024
June 8, 2024
Class Hours 12 PM - 1:30 PM

Beginner Summer CampsFencing Summer Camp June 3- June 7, 2024 or call 650-4680898
Fencing Summer Camp June 10- June 14, 2024 or call 650-4680898
Fencing Summer Camp July 15- July 19, 2024 or call 650-4680898
Fencing Summer Camp July 22- June 25, 2024 or call 650-4680898
Fencing Summer Camp July 29- August 2, 2024 or call 650-4680898
Fencing Summer Camp August 5- August 9, 2024 or call 650-4680898
Camp Hours 9 AM - 12 AM
Camp Cost 350$

Competitive Fencing Camps - Summer National PrepMini Camp June 12-June 14, 2024
Full Camp June 17-June 21, 2024
Mini Camp June 24-June 26, 2024
Camp Hours 9 AM - 3 PM
Mini Camp Cost 400$ members/450$ Non Members
Full Camp Cost 600$ members/650$ Non Members
Camp Daily Rate/Walk-ins : 150$/day
Call 650-4680898


Program Structure

ProgramClassesTimingsExtras
Musketeers2h/weekTue 4:00-5:00 PM
Sat 11:00-12:00 AM
 
Beginner Youth3h/weekMon 4:00-5:00 PM
Wed 4:00-5:00 PM
Sat 1:00-2:00 PM
 
Competitive4.5h/weekTue 5:30-7:00 PM
Thu 5:30-7:00 PM
Fri 5:30-7:00PM
Saturday with Elite
Elite8h/weekMon 7:00-9:00 PM
Wed 7:00-9:00 PM
Thu 7:00-9:00 PM
Sat 10:00-12:00 AM
Conditioning

Open Fencing
Club will run open Fencing on Tuesdays from 7 PM - 9 PM. Email info@baysidefencingclub.com for more information on the program.
Free Intro Classes
Free classes for beginners will run on Sunday from 10AM-11AM.
Register here

Per USA Fencing requirements, every fencer that registers with the club must become a member of USA Fencing.

Club will be closed on following daysNew Year’s Day: January 1
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Third Monday of January
President’s Day (George Washington’s Birthday): Third Monday of February
Memorial Day: Last Monday in May
Juneteenth: June 19
Independence Day Week: Summer Nationals
Labor Day: First Monday in September
Indigenous Peoples’ Day (also observed as Columbus Day): second Monday in October
Veterans Day: November 11
Thanksgiving Day: Fourth Thursday in November
Christmas Day: December 25
Club Location 1080 La Avenida Ave, Mountain View, CA, 94043.Registration Link or call 650-4680898


Contact Us

You can walk into our facility at
Address : 1080 B La Avenida St
Mountain View, CA, 94043
Monday - Friday 4-9 PM
Saturday - 9 AM - 2 PM
WANT TO START FENCING? SCHEDULE YOUR LESSON TODAY!!Contact Phone : 650-468-0898EMAIL
Inquiries: info@baysidefencingclub.com
The fastest way to reach us when we are not in the office is via email.You can also submit the form to get in touch with us. We will respond to the query in 1-2 business days.

Thank You

We will revert in 1-2 business days!


Coach Dima Chumak

Coach Dima Chumak is an Olympian himself in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. He was a member of Ukrainian National Epee Team for 10 years, and was two-time World Championship Medalist, European Champion and two-time European Bronze Medalist, World University Games Champion and many more world titles.

Coach Dima was also a two-time Junior World Championship medalist and Junior European Champion.

Equally impressive is coach Dima’s coaching career. His students include 2020 Tokyo Olympics Champion Romain Cannone, and many US national champions and medalists. Coach Dima was a fencing instructor at the Ukrainian National team. Since coming to the US in 2009, he coached at the Fencing Academy of Westchester in NY and AFM in CA.

Coach Slava Zingerman

As a three-time consecutive NCAA champion, coach Slava Zingerman is an accomplished fencer. He started fencing at age 10 in Israel and has been a competitive fencer since 1994. Slava was 11 times Israel National Champion in all age categories - Cadet, Junior and Senior and was a member of Cadet, Junior, and Senior Israeli National Team. Coach Slava took part in numerous National and International competitions including World Cups, European and World Championships and won many medals in Junior World Cups in addition to finishing third in the FIE World Cup ranking in 2003.

While coach Slava was on a full scholarship at Wayne State University, he became only the second person (Risto Hurme of New York University was the first in 1973-74-75) in NCAA history to win three consecutive NCAA titles (2007, 2008, 2009) since the NCAA began competition in 1941.

After earning a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from WSU in 2011, coach Slava coached at the Manhattan Fencing Center, New York Fencing Academy and AFM. In addition, coach Slava also served as an assistant coach at Duke University and the latest endeavor as the head coach at WSU. During Slava’s coaching career, he coached numerous medalists during the NACs, JOs, Summer Nationals, and the regionals.

Coach Valeriy Naulo

Coach Valeriy Naulo has an outstanding career in fencing with 30 years of experience in coaching. He was ranked as one of the top five Ukrainian fencers for four years in his time of competitions. Coach Valeriy coached 15 years at the Cardinal Fencing Club and the Stanford University NCAA varsity team where he coached successful and top-rated fencers such as renowned World Champion and Olympian Vivian Kong Man Wai. During his tenure there, coach Valeriy prepared champions of the Western Region and NCAA finalists and champions of regional Y12 and Y14. In addition, coach Valeriy also worked at the Brooklyn Fencing Club and AFM.

Coach Valeriy graduated from the Ukrainian Institute of Physical Culture and Sports, majoring in physical education and fencing coach.


Recommended Tournaments 2023-24

DateTournamentAge CategoryLocation
9/16-9/17BladeRunner ROC/RJCJNR,SNRSan Diego
10/13-10/15Back to School RYC/RCCY10,Y12,Y14,CDTTreasure Island YMCA, SFO
10/26-10/29October NACDivision I, Division II, CadetOrlando, Florida
11/10-11/13November NACJunior, Cadet, Y-14 and Junior TeamFort Worth, Texas
12/1-12/3The Fencing Center Winter RJCCCDT, JNRSan Jose, CA