Our next free taster sessions and courses for Adults and children will be Jan 2021. See our Calendar and information below
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We have been advised by our venue that we should be able to restart fencing in the first week of November. We are now planning for that date.
You can still register your interest in an Adult Training course by joining our email list (no spam, promise) and selecting Adult Training as your area of interest. Likewise parents of children who are interested in fencing, by selecting Junior Training. A button to our email list can be found to the right or, on mobiles, please scroll down.
Please note that Musketeer (junior) sessions are on Tuesdays only
Adult training for beginners
For adult beginners (16+). We are hoping we might be able to start the fencing season in October as soon as clearance for indoor sports is given by the government, approval to open is received from the school and mitigation guidelines are implemented.
Tasters last for 1h 45mins and are free and friendly! If you like it then you continue with the course.
Training Course 9wks, 2hrs per week plus 4 weeks of fencing until end of the Summer term £90 (or two payments of £60 and £40)
For an adult taster you need to register as a member of the club. Click the button below and select Adult Training as your Interest level. Also be sure to select which day (Tuesday or Thursday or both) on which you can attend the course. You can attend either taster day.
Our Club for fencersunder 16 is on Tuesdays from 6pm to 7.30
Free tasters are held at the beginning of each term. Please join our email list for updates about tasters in January 2021
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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