Next taster sessions for Adults and Musketeers (U16) September '19
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Summer Fencing is ON!
Additional Sessions for Adults, Cadets, recent Adult Trainees and visitors will take place on July 18th, 25th and August 1st at the usual time and place.
Our coach will be Harry Gulliver (who was at Greenwich West) including, refereeing workshop and introduction to epee and sabre fencing (details on club calendar)
Flat rate £10 fee in cash on the day. If you are a fully paid Thursday fencer who did not attend Greenwich West these sessions are free. These sessions make up for the Thursdays lost due to the exam break but are open to all.
Our Club for fencersunder 16 is on Tuesdays from 6pm to 7.30
Free tasters are held at the beginning of each term. Our next taster will be September 10th (TBC)
Fencing is an ideal sport for youngsters to let off steam in a healthy way in a safe environment. Fencing also teaches them many other life skills which you can read below. All our coaches are experienced fencers, DBS certified and British Fencing qualified.
Our Musketeers club is very full and there is sometimes a waiting list to join
What to Wear: Trainees: Trainers, T-shirt, loose fitting trousers, trackies or leggings (not shorts) and enthusiasm! Experienced Fencers: Full fencing kit. The club supplies all kit except breeches Bring a drink!
Fencing - In a few words...
“Chess at high speed” -“Superb exercise for mind and body”- “A Sport for All, A sport for Life”
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. Watch those blades flex! Dont miss it!
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