Farmington Valley Fencing Academy



"The Pen may be Mightier than the Sword . . .
but Learn to use a Sword first!"

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4/20/18, Div 2 & 3 National Tournament in Richmond, VA (left to right):  Jacob M. (41st in Div 2 out of 121 fencers), Ayden F. (12th in Div 3 out of 90 fencers), Coach Mal-sun, and Liam H (37th in Div 3). 

 GO Team FVFA!!


Welcome to the Farmington Valley
Fencing Academy!
--The #1 Competitive Fencing Program in the Greater Hartford area!

Mal-sun S. Marletto
USFCA Moniteur D'Escrime, Foil & Epee


All classes and practices held at
LP Wilson Community Center Gym
599 Matianuck Ave.
Windsor, CT

Directions to LP Wilson Community Center Gym:
Get to Cottage Grove Rd (Rt. 218), near I-91 Intersection (Exit 35A-35B).  Turn onto Matianuck Ave., northbound.  LP Wilson Community Center is 0.3 miles on the left.

Last Update: August 31, 2020

News, Updates & Announcements:


~ Coach Mal-sun represented Team USA at the Pan American Veteran Championships in St. Thomas, USVI, on July 24th, 2017, and won GOLD in Foil (keeping the title of PanAmerican Champion from last year), SILVER in Epee, and BRONZE in Saber!   

~ Check out this awesome article published in the Hartford Courant!!  
And since the article was published, FVFA Alum Cody R. (now a Senior) received a 4-year fencing scholarship to join NCAA's Division 1 Epee Fencing team at Sacred Heart U. in Fairfield, CT ( and FVFA Alum Hannah B. of West Hartford is fencing on NYU's NCAA Fencing Team!  Another great reason to have your child try fencing... if they end up loving it, you never know what good things might come!

~ Upcoming Beginner Session (8-week courses for children 10+ and adults with no fencing experience):  All beginner sessions currently in progress.  E-mail me at for details and forms and to be added to FVFA's contact list to be notified when enrollment opens for future beginner sessions for children 10+ and adults.  At FVFA we have one of the best fencing programs in the State of Connecticut, so let me assure you it's worth the wait for a new session--fencing should be fun and exciting, not boring and tedious!  Start your fencing journey TODAY at FVFA! 

~ Also, don't forget to ask about FVFA's COMPETITIVE TRAVEL TEAMS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (upon completion of the appropriate beginner courses)!

~ 2017-18 FVFA Tournament Schedule: Now available on!  Please pre-register on Askfred if you plan on participating at any FVFA Tournament. 

~ Wish you could get a college scholarship or fence on a NCAA collegiate team? If you're a middle school or high school student and you're interested, e-mail me NOW--start training now, before it's too late!, and YOU could qualify for a college fencing scholarship!

~ Next time you're at the club, check out the cool FVFA water bottles!!  They're just $6 each.  Get yours today!

~ Click here for FVFA logo apparel and merchandise or ask to visit the Pro Shop at the Club!