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!
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 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.