Next taster sessions for Adults and Musketeers (U16) September '19
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The Club returns to its base at Blackheath High School from Tuesday 18th June. Fencing will continue through to Tuesday 9th and Thursday 11th July. (However watch this space for possible additional dates!)
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”
Fencing - in 3 minutes
British Champion, World silver medallist and Olympian Richard Kruse explains the differences between foil, epee and sabre and what fencing is all about.
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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