Important Notices

Fencing is underway and continues until 26th of March (Easter break). Musketeers have a half term break 18th February

Map, transport options, parking and building access instructions here.
Access to the sports hall is from the main entrance on Vanbrugh Park.
No Parking available inside the gate. There is parking on Mycenae Road. Access from Westcombe Park only.

Please note that Musketeer (junior) sessions are on Tuesdays only

Adult training for beginners

For adult beginners (16+), there will be free taster sessions on 21st and 23rd April. These lead into the training course 

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.

More about our courses here

Junior fencing - Join the Musketeers!

Fencing Schedule and What to Wear

  • The Club meets Tuesdays and Thursdays in term times
    • Musketeers 6pm to 7.30 Tuesdays Only
    • Adult beginners training 7.30 to 9.15 Tuesday and/or Thursday (according to demand)
    • Adult members 7.30 to 9.30 Tuesday and Thursday
    • Qualified coaches covering all weapons
    • Experienced fencers welcome. First session free. Guest fee £10 lesson £10. £8 +£8 for concessions
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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”

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.  Watch those blades flex! Dont miss it!

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Updated January 2020