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 except breeches Bring a drink!
The Entrance has moved!
The Vanbrugh Park entrance is closed due to building works. Enter at the bottom end of Mycenae Road (One way from Westcombe Park). Go here for road, bus and train and map. No Parking available inside the gate.
To celebrate her recovery from cancer, Freya Rodger joined our course in January ’16 as part of her aim to do all 37 sports open to women in the Olympics. Read about her fencing class and her attempts at the other 36 sports!
Fencing - In a few words...
“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.
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.