Welcome to NEFA

NEFA™ offers Affordable, High-Quality Fencing Instruction for Beginner through Advanced fencers at both the recreational and competitive levels through the Arlington, Reading, Wakefield, and Winchester Recreation Departments.

Michael Tarascio, a former member of the United States World Championship Team, teaches all classes. Michael’s philosophy on fencing is “Participate in fencing because it’s fun.”

If you want to participate in a great sport, fencing may be the sport for you. Give it a try!

For more information, please contact Michael Tarascio at 978-210-2711 or by email at michael@nefencing.com.


2016-2017 Competitive Group

NEFA™ is a “community” of fencers that support each other both on and off the strip.


Senior Fencers

provides new fencers with equipment for the first session (8 classes) to try out this sport without having to purchase a set of gear.

has a fabulous Referral Program, second to none!

does not and shall not discriminate by race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation in any of its activities or operations.



To register for classes, please go to:

Arlington Classes 

Reading Classes

Wakefield Classes

Winchester Classes