PDX Fencing is led by Charles Randall. Charles has coached saber exclusively for over 30 years, including the Women's Div. 1 Saber team in Mexico, and a number of National and International champions in the USA and Mexico. He knows how important it is to treat every athlete like an all-star, no matter how young or old they are. Over the years he has developed a powerful youth and adult program that has helped thousands of fencers love the sport and reach their potential, while enjoying the game more and more each time they play. His hand picked staff of well seasoned, accomplished coaches share his philosophy and have taught students to strive to reach for their maximum potential.


Empower the youth or adult student to love the game,help them master the fundamentals and reach their potential - on and off the strip


You will be surrounded by a happy, engaged community of positive people helping each other thrive


With PDX core values based on integrity and strong self worth, we strive to build self confidence, critical problem solving, poise and a healthy body. All of the necessary tools for the future.

Head Coach Charles Randall

Charles Randall has been fencing exclusively saber since he was in grade school. He came to the attention of the legendary fencing master, Giorgio Santelli who was an Olympic Gold medalist, and 5 time U.S. National Olympic coach. 

Coach Randall prefers to let his student’s results do the talking.  Malia Hee, has won five national championships & the 2018 NCAA Elite 90 award under his direction,  Joy Yun 2019 Div 1A National Champion & 2016 Div 2 National Champion,Kerry Plunkett 2019 NCAA All American, Logan Spear (Men’s Div. 2 National Champion 2014 – Stanford University 2x Team Captain), Becca Ward 3x World Champion, 2x Olympic Bronze medalist,  3x NCAA champion, Sherry Green  Veterans World Champion Gold team member, In Mexico National champions included Anylu Cruz,  Hector de la Torre, Jennyfer Lobato, Ariana Aranda and Jorge De La Torre are just some of the  accomplished fencers who have worked with coach Randall.  

photo of head saber coach Charles Randall
Our fencers on the 2x NCAA champion team - Notre Dame

Why Choose Us

At PDX Fencing we've developed a program that has proven to get the athlete to where they want to be. Our founder, Charles Randall, developed this system based on years of experience as a competitive fencer and coach. He has introduced thousands of children and adults to saber fencing, and helped fencers perfect their game,achieving beyond what they thought was possible. Many of our young athletes get recruited by some of the most respected colleges and universities in the country.

All coaches at PDX Fencing are certified with SafeSport and USA Fencing, and fence saber exclusively. Their love of the sport permeates the atmosphere as they share their knowledge with students of all ages and fencing levels. All coaches were/are students of Coach Randall's and share his philosophy of athlete first.

Fencing keeps you moving, happy and feeling great!
Photo of coach Hector De La Torre
Coach Hector De La Torre
Saber Coach Jeff Larsen
Coach Jeffrey Larsen
Coach Kelly Kositch
Coach Layne LeBleu
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Coach Ned Sands

The Team

Our coaching team

Youth Programs

Youth Beginners to Competitive Youth from ages 7 - 19

Adult Programs

Beginners, Intermediate, Recreational to Competitive

Team Building

Your team will thrive on having to think outside the box


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