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 9th and 14th January.
Tasters last for 1h 45mins and are free and friendly! If you like it then you continue with the course. This will be on Tuesdays OR Thursdays according to demand.
Training Course 9wks, 2hrs per week plus 4 weeks of fencing until end of the Spring term (Easter) £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.
Our Club for fencersunder 16 is on Tuesdays from 6pm to 7.30
Free tasters are held at the beginning of each term. Our next taster will be Tuesday 14th January, 6pm
Fencing is an ideal sport for youngsters to let off steam in a healthy way in a safe environment. Fencing also teaches them many other life skills which you can read below. All our coaches are experienced fencers, DBS certified and British Fencing qualified.
Our Musketeers club is very full and there is sometimes a waiting list to join
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”
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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