Adult Training

There will be free tasters and courses for beginner adults on Tuesday 11th September

At the present time there will be no tasters or courses on Thursdays

Tasters last for 2 hours and are free. Courses 10wks 2hrs per week. £90

More about our courses here

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Junior fencing - Join the Musketeers!

  • Fencing is a brilliant way to keep young people physically and mentally fit through their school years and way into the future! 
  • Our next intake for age 9+ will be in Sept’18 with free tasters on Tuesday 11th September.
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  • For times and what to wear see below
  • More about our Musketeers fencing club

Fencing Schedule and What to Wear

  • The Club meets Tuesdays and Thursdays in term times
    • Musketeers 6pm to 7.30
    • Adults 7.30 to 9.30 including training courses and tasters (Tuesdays Only)
    • Qualified coaches covering all weapons
    • Experienced fencers welcome. First session free.
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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 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 2016 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.

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 April 2018