Celebrating 20 years of inspiring all to seek the best in themselves through the modern Olympic sport.  

Conveniently located in a state-of-the-art facility in East Providence, RI.

All RIFAC instructors are professionally trained and each is dedicated to discovering the potential of each individual student. RIFAC is more than just a fencing academy.  It is a community of amazing coaches, students, parents and families.  Come see what makes RIFAC special and why it’s the absolute best place for beginners of all ages to get started!

RIFAC is the epicenter of recreational and competitive fencing in Rhode Island and Southern Massachusetts. Our fencing academy produces local, regional, national and international champions, and top colleges nation-wide seek RIFAC fencers for their teams. RIFAC is owned by Head Coach and former Harvard Coach, Alex Ripa.