The Entrance has moved!

The Vanbrugh Park entrance is closed due to building works. Entrance is at bottom end of Mycenae Road (One way from Westcombe Park). No Parking available inside the gate.

Please park considerately on the road when dropping off or picking up children. Other clubs use the school and may be arriving/leaving at the same time. New visitors go here for access details and map

Adult Training Courses
  • Our Autumn adult training courses are now underway and are pleasingly quite full! If you are interested in joining then you need to sign up for our January courses. Join our email list using the blue button on this page. Or register and pay to reserve your space now using the Purple button. Start date to be confirmed. Watch our calendar!
  • Our experienced and qualified coaches will skilfully introduce you to this exciting sport. Nearly a quarter of our adult members joined after attending these courses Only 12 spaces available per session!
  • Had a break? Refresher courses are available for those with previous experience
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With thanks to Freya for permission

To celebrate her recovery from cancer, Freya Rodger joined our course in January as part of her aim to do all 37 sports open to women in the Olympics. Read her report on her fencing class and her attempts at the other 36 sports!

 

Junior fencing - Join the Musketeers!
  • Fencing is a brilliant way to keep young people physically and mentally fit through all their school years and way into the future!
  • Fencing develops character and useful life skills too! Read more about our Junior fencing club
  • The Musketeers is very full and our next intake will be October 2016.
  • This is to make sure all our junior fencers receive the best attention
  • Parents, join our email list (see below) and we will let you know
Fencing Schedule
  • The Club meets Tuesdays and Thursdays in term times
    • Musketeers 6pm to 7.30
    • Adults 7.30 to 9.30
    • 4 qualified coaches covering all weapons
    • Experienced fencers welcome. First session free.
  • To be kept up to date with courses, junior fencing and term dates Join our Mailing ListSpam Free 

All you need for our courses are trainers, T-shirt, loose fitting trousers, trackies or leggings and enthusiasm! Bring a drink!


Fencing - In a few words...

-“The best fun you can have on legs” – “Chess at high speed” -“Superb exercise for mind and body”- “A Sport for All, A sport for Life”

Hello! Welcome to one of the largest clubs in London. With 40+ under 16s and 35+ Adults we are a thriving club for all levels of fencers

Fencing - in 3 minutes

British Champion and Olympian Richard Kruse explains the differences between foil, epee and sabre and what fencing is all about.

We couldn’t say it better!

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Now give yourself a treat

This 3.8 minute vid is shot in studio and uses normal speed and slow motion to devastating effect to demonstrate blade and footwork especially close quarter techniques.  Makes the blades look like rubber but they’re not! Dont miss it!

Have a look at our YouTube gallery for more about Blackheath Fencers and fencing.

And visit our Facebook Page for more news and fencing related posts

Updated September 2016