About Us

 Olympia Fencing Center is New England’s largest fencing center, featuring over 6500 SF, state of the art equipment and 15 electrical/custom made for shock absorption fencing strips.

Located 15 minutes away from Boston’s city lights, across the beautiful Fresh Pond in Cambridge, Olympia is second home to fencers ages 5 to 65 and over.

Olympia Fencing Center offers épée and foil classes, seven days a week, along with summer camps, clinics and community outreach programs.

Founded and directed by former Romanian National Champion, Daniel Hondor, our club offers world class fencing training, with the goal to being the leading force in the regional, national and international fencing.

Along with Daniel, our stellar team includes World Championship finalist and multiple Chinese National Champion, Shuang Meng and Kai Zhao, member of China’s Junior and Senior National Foil Teams, both teaching foil.

Cristina Gordet, Bronze medalist, World Veterans Fencing Championships, 2013, National Gold medalist, Veterans 50 Women's Epee, 2013 and 2014.

Cristina Gordet, Bronze medalist, World Veterans Fencing Championships, 2013, National Gold medalist, Veterans 50 Women’s Epee, 2013/2014.

We welcome fencers of all ages and skill levels, our bi weekly Open Fencing program offers everyone the opportunity to fence Olympia’s best fencers as well as visitors from other fencing clubs around the country or the world, during over three hours of fencing, for only $15.00 floor fee.

If you are like the thousands who fell in love with this sport, your fencing club will become your second home. At Olympia, we take that responsibility seriously. Our fencers are competitors – and best friends. There are no age barriers, skill barriers, or shyness.

                                            FREE Fencing Class for Kids!

Olympia Fencing Center is continuously recruiting new talents.

Free fencing classWe want our members to love fencing, we believe that you can only excel in what you’re doing best and this is why we offer everyone a chance to try this wonderful sport.

Appointments required – email or call us today, to learn more and reserve your spot: info@olympiafencingcenter.com

(617) 945 9448

Some of our best results

Over the years, Olympia Fencing Center has produced some of the best epeeists in the country. Our students are active participants in world, national and regional events, continuously earning numerous titles and medals.

Joshua Wolkoff

Joshua Wolkoff

7th pl, 2015 Helsinki (FI) Cadet World Cup, ranked 71st in the world.

Maria Alejandra Trumble       alejandra

  1. 12th, 2011 Gothenburg (SE) Cadet WE, ranked 60st in the world.
  2. 17th, 2013 Gothenburg Junior World Cup.
  3. 27th, 2011 European Cadet Circuit, Grenoble (FR), Cadet WE.

Cristina Gordet

  1.  2013 Bronze Medalist, World Fencing Championship, Vet.50 WE, Bulgaria.
  2. 2013/2014 National Champion, Vet.50 Women’s Epee.
  3. 2011 Silver Medalist, North American Cup E (Veteran Open).
  4. 2010 Bronze Medalist, North American Cup E (Veteran Open).


USFA Points standing, as of October, 2015:

Veteran fencer, Cristina Gordet is currently holding the best rankings in the New England Division for her age group:

  • 3rd, Vet 60, Women’s Epee
  • 4th, Vet Combined Women’s Epee
  • 6th, V50, Women’s Epee

Club mate, Natalia Stavisky, 15th – V50, Women’s Epee

Y14 Women’s Epee: Emily Vermeule – 4th and 10th in Cadet Women’s Epee, best of the NE Division, followed by Becca Barnes, 32nd and Isabel Kain – 39th.

Y14 Men’s Epee: Jonas Hansen – 10th and Michael Corban – 12th.

Y12 Men’s Foil: Daniel Zhang, 12th and Alex Ma, 17th

Y12 Women’s Foil: Sophia Shen, 12th

Y14 Men’s Foil: Allan Ding, 18th

Y10 Women’s Epee: Ava Wade, 19th

Y12 Men’s Epee: Hagen Zheng, 20th and Gabriel Feinberg, 23rd

V40 Women’s Epee: Angelica Brisk , 24th

Vet Combined Men’s Epee: George Scott, 25th

Cadet Men’s Foil: Bin Huang – 26th, best of the New England Division

Cadet Men’s Epee: Michael Corban, 33rd and Jonas Hansen, 37th

Other important results obtained by our club’s fencers this year:

Pomme De Terre, 2016: 14 year old Emily Vermeule won the Senior Women’s Epee, making her the youngest fencer to win the competition in 28 years.

May 2016: Emily earned her A rating, making her the youngest A rated fencer in the New England Division and one of the youngest in the country.

Emily is training with coach Daniel Hondor since 2012, her best results including 35th out of 261 Cadet women fencers, at the 2016 World Cup, this January in Bratislava, Slovakia, 45th at the Cadet Circuit in Copenhagen, Denmark, December 2015 and 49th at the Cadet Circuit in Klagenfurt, Austria, November 2015.

May 2016: 15 year old, Allan Ding, earned his A rating, becoming also the youngest A rated male foil fencer in New England.

Allan is trained by coaches Shuang Meng and Kai Zhao and currently ranks 18th in the US, in Y14 Men’s Foil.

February 2016: Olympia’s students New State Champions!

Becca Barnes, fencing for Beaver Country Day School, is the new Women’s Epee State Champion.

Leo Chen won the title in Men’s Foil event.

In Men’s Epee competition, Jonas Hansen got the Bronze.

In the same month, Daniel’s student, Alejandra Trumble, now a Junior at U Penn, has won this year’s women’s epee competition, at the Ivy League College Championships, in Ithaca, New York.

Alejandra also led the women’s team, to place fourth in the teams’ competition.