Marek Jeziorski

  • Born: March 27, 1978
  • In SFA since: Always, since 1998
  • Favorite weapons: Épée, sabre, and rapier
  • City: Krakow

Founder and head coach of the school. His journey with sports began in the 3rd grade of elementary school, but it wasn’t until the 6th grade that he started training martial arts. Initially, it was judo, Kyokushin karate, several years of aikido, and Northern style Kung-Fu Wu-Shu. Simultaneously, he was an athlete for Cracovia in the mountain biking section. Later came fencing, and it is his passion to this day. After University, he faced the tough choice of what should become a hobby and what a way of life — fencing or mathematics. The balance tipped in favor of fighting. He has been a student of many outstanding coaches in both fencing and Eastern martial arts. He was taught by A. Drewniak, D. Zięba, M. Adamowicz, W. Rutkowski, and finally under Professor Z. Czajkowski (with whom he completed the fencing instructor course). In 1998, he began forming his own group and then a school.



Grzegorz Czarny

  • Born: February 14, 1984
  • In SFA since: 2003
  • Favorite weapons: Rapier, épée, sabre
  • City: Krakow

At SFA, he serves as a coach responsible for the Krakow branch. In his youth, he practiced Oyama karate for 5 years and has been involved in mountain biking for many years. His excellent organizational skills, fighting spirit, and common sense make him the person who keeps SFA from descending into chaos. For some reason, he is called “Satan.” He speaks at least 17 languages. In reality, it’s five, but no one knows how he manages it with so many training sessions each week.

Dominika Skoczeń

  • Born: January 5, 1995
  • In SFA since: 2012
  • Favorite weapon: Épée
  • City: Krakow

Before she started practicing fencing, she tormented people with her violin. Currently, she draws fencing comics (with varying quality depending on who you ask), bakes cookies, and takes photos that, for some unknown reason, usually feature some kind of weapon. She runs a YouTube channel called “Czerw Fantastyczny.”

Krystian Pilch

  • Born: June 22, 1992
  • In SFA since: 2014
  • Favorite weapon: Footwork
  • City: Orawka

On a daily basis, he battles on the front lines of national education, teaching English. In his free time, he writes various works and plays string instruments. Following the battle strategy that Obi-Wan adopted on Mustafar, he founded his fencing division in the mountainous region of Orawa, gaining a literal “high ground” advantage over other SFA branches. There, he teaches his highlander comrades the use of the épée, sabre, and rapier with a dagger, and definitely, with absolute certainty, does not intend to introduce the ciupaga (a traditional mountain axe).

Marcin Sośniak

  • Born: April 21, 1997
  • In SFA since: 2016
  • Favorite weapons: Épée and rapier
  • City: Krakow

By day, an ordinary, unassuming IT specialist. By night, he runs around Krakow with a sab… I mean, an épée, challenging people to duels in dark alleys. Legends say no one has ever accepted his challenge. Besides fencing and work, he spends his time recording videos, carrying lights, and playing computer games.

Barbara Czarny

  • Born: November 29, 1982
  • In SFA since: 2003
  • Favorite weapon: Épée
  • City: Krakow

Instructor at SFA Kraków. Kind and nurturing with children, a true “beast” when facing opponents larger than herself. Actively participates in torturing people during warm-ups and exercises building strength. She has been interested in sports since childhood, starting with judo, then skiing, volleyball, gymnastics, soccer… and so on. During her studies, she was a judo athlete at the AZS Politechnika Krakowska. She is interested in architecture, interior design, and photography, as well as mountain running (the more peaks in one day, the better), cycling, rollerblading, and kayaking. Mountains hold a very important place among her passions; she completed the Beskid Guides Course and loves both small and big travels.

Filip Malawski

  • Born: November 26, 1986
  • In SFA since: 2007
  • Favorite weapon: Épée
  • City: Krakow

Self-proclaimed chief programmer of SFA, he devises increasingly complex algorithms for managing competitions. Apart from fencing, he is also involved in acrobatics and cycling. A passionate traveler, hitchhiker, and photographer. His unfulfilled dream is to discover a pirate treasure.

Tomasz Zacharski

  • Born: March 29, 1989
  • In SFA since: 2015
  • Favorite weapon: Épée
  • City: Krakow

By day, he works in the financial industry. In his free time, he engages in miniature battles with plastic soldiers (he claims it’s “war games, very developmental”). He loves history, especially ancient history and anything related to the British Isles. He is also characterized by a sense of humor imported from England and a rather eccentric style of being.


Radosław Trzepała

  • Born: August 16, 1989
  • In SFA since: 2010
  • Favorite weapon: Sabre and whatever is at hand
  • City: Tychy, Katowice

Instructor of the Katowice branch. Courageously bears this burden. Quickly adopted a passion for “discipline” from other instructors. Before SFA, he was involved in volleyball. In historical attire, he conquers castles and other fortresses. Apparently, it’s legal. It’s called historical reenactment. He rides a horse. On a Suzuki GSX 650. Currently, a Honda Transalp. Enduro never kneels.

Michał Morys

  • In SFA since: 2012
  • Favorite weapon: Épée
  • City: Katowice

Athlete, coach, international referee, and lecturer at the AWF Katowice. In fencing for 40 years. Started with foil, then switched to épée. As a coach, similarly, started with foil in 1990, then épée. Currently also covers all classical fencing weapons. Works with the national junior and senior women’s épée team since 1994, currently the coach of the women’s Olympic épée team. From 2011 to 2013, Sports Director of the Polish Fencing Federation. Trainer of national representatives, including European and World Championship medalists in competitive fencing. For 14 years, initially together with Professor Z. Czajkowski and currently independently, trains instructors and coaches at the AWF Katowice. Works with the ARAMIS Fencing School since 2012, and for many years with the Polish wheelchair fencing team. Author of numerous fencing articles and publications.


Tomasz Kostański

  • Born: February 7, 1995
  • In SFA since: October 2011
  • Favorite weapons: Sabre, rapier
  • City: Wrocław

He wasted 16 years of his life, then found SFA, and it all made sense. Passionate about calisthenics, explosives, and Balkan culture. Besides fencing, he practices bartitsu. He likes honey. Drinkable. Non-alcoholic. Of course. His response to most questions is: Kaboom! Or maybe: Kaboom?



Marcin Chudziński

  • Born: November 4, 1985
  • In SFA since: 2008
  • Favorite weapon: Épée
  • City: Gdynia, Gdańsk

He leads the SFA branch in Gdynia. Joined SFA at the beginning of 2008. Previously a member of the archery section and the knight movement. Interested in a bit of technology, military matters, fantasy, and sci-fi. A calm person who tries to approach everything with distance. A fan of Yerba Mate, traveling through the world with the life motto “Strength of Will, Will of Power”.

Milena Chuk

  • Born: June 29, 2004
  • In SFA since: 2019
  • Favorite weapon: Épée
  • City: Tczew, Pruszcz Gdański

She leads the branch in Tczew and trains in Pruszcz Gdański. Although initially she was supposed to hold a paintbrush in her hand, she chose the sword instead. She really likes 19th-century art and fashion. She is engaged in painting and fashion. She trained volleyball and figure skating, being rather a pacifistic soul until she encountered the Aramis Fencing School on her way. When she’s done beating people in training, she likes to sit with tea under a blanket and watch romantic comedies.

Maciej Semrau

  • Born: February 5, 2003
  • In SFA since: 2019
  • Favorite weapon: Épée
  • City: Tczew, Malbork

He leads branches in Tczew and Malbork. He is interested in history and swords. Since childhood, he ran around with sticks, which then served as a weapon. He began his sports adventure with kung-fu wu-shu and kendo. After several years, he found his greatest passion – Modern Classical Fencing and joined the Aramis Fencing School. As a hobby, he practices archery and iaido, gardening, and artistic photography.



Bartłomiej Mysłek

  • Born: September 26, 1979
  • In SFA since: 2011
  • Favorite weapon: Sabre
  • City: Piotrków Trybunalski, Łódź

He teaches in Piotrków Trybunalski, Łódź, and Warsaw. He began his fencing adventure in 2004. In 2009, he founded his own fencing group in Piotrków Trybunalski, which he still leads. Besides, he probably practices the most extreme sport in SFA – teaching in middle school, which explains his patience, voice intensity, and passion for cutting and blunt weapons (indicators). He is interested in history, fantasy, European weapons, and dancing on the mounds of his enemies. When not fighting or checking tests, he probably organizes lectures on arms studies (a well-known specialist in this field).


Jakub Jankowiak

  • Born: July 8, 1990
  • In SFA since: 2009
  • Favorite weapon: Sharp tongue
  • City: Poznań

Head coach in Poznań. He began his first fencing steps in the Krakow branch, under the wings of our instructors Basia and Grzegorz, many years ago. Fate eventually brought him to the capital of Wielkopolska, where he professionally deals with engineering and robotics. Occasionally and quite voluntarily, he carries the “muzzle of education,” explaining mathematical and physical concepts to children as part of cooperation with the Angels of Knowledge association in Poznań, as he sees the education level quite bleak.


Patryk Niźnikowski

  • Born: February 26, 2002
  • In SFA since: 2015
  • Favorite weapon: Épée
  • City: Toruń

Coach in Toruń. He began his fencing adventure in Gdynia under the guidance of Marcin Chudziński. He is interested in Japanese culture, books, and computer graphics. In his free time, he writes scripts for comics, fantasy, and Sci-Fi stories. A lover of classic cars, who amidst the chaos of the world, sees beauty that escapes others.

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