About Us

Piedmont Fencing Team offers curriculum based classes with an emphasis on individual attention. Classes are fun and immersive and small by design. Piedmont Fencing Team is also an official Member Club of the United States Fencing Association and a proud supporter of USA Fencing.

Coach Sinkkonen has the distinction of having been trained by some of the finest fencing instructors in the sport's history and has carried this tradition into his teaching. Students in this program have medaled in RYC and SYC (Regional and National events) as well as qualified for and competed in the United States National Fencing Championships.
Additionally, as an accredited member of the USFCA, Coach Sinkkonen has participated in the USFCA's National Training Program—as well as advanced training through the ZFW International Coaching Seminar Leon Paul Centre London. Piedmont Fencing Team is also partnered with Accademia Shanghai, China.
Whether the student desires to be purely recreational or competitive Piedmont Fencing Team is focused on designing a personalized approach towards the development of each fencer.
  • Gain Self Confidence
  • Develop Athletic Skill
  • Improve Concentration
  • Develop Analytical Skills thru tactics and problem solving techniques