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! Read more about our Junior fencing club
  • Free tasters on Tuesday 25th and Thursday 27th. Bring your child along for a try out. Age 9 upward from 6pm to 7.30
  • If you missed the start of term join our email list and we will let you know when the next one comes round
Adult Training Courses
  • Our next adult beginners training courses start on Tuesday 25th and Thursday 27th April. To find out more sign up to our newsletter with the blue button on the right. Or register and pay to reserve your place with the purple button.
  • Our experienced and qualified coaches will skilfully introduce you to this exciting sport. Only 12 spaces available per session!
  • Refresher sessions are available for those who have taken a break since they last fenced.
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). Go here for access details and map. 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. 



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!


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.
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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.

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Updated March 2017