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Normal and slo-mo shows bladework, footwork and close quarter techniques. Get a good idea about fencing, don’t miss this! The weapon is épée. The whole body is target. 3 mins

News from Blackheath Fencing Club January 2022

Happy New Year! We restart on 11th January and also re-open on Thursdays for Adults including Sabre. Adult Trainees should pay fees asap to reserve their space for when we restart and you also have the option of Tuesdays or Thursdays. Refunds will be made if Covid prevents or shortens the length of courses.

Training for Adult beginners (16+)

You can now register and pay for the January ’22 course. Also join our email list

Training Course 9 weeks group work, 2 – 4 weeks of 1-1 coaching and club fencing. £97. Concession rate available

For an adult taster you need to register as a member of the club AND with British Fencing for insurance reasons. Both free.

Courses are now being run two days a week. We will steer you towards British Fencing as you register with us.

More about our courses here

Junior fencing – Join the Musketeers!

Our Club for fencers under 16 is on Tuesdays from 6pm to 7.30.

It is now full and we have a waiting list which you may join by registering as a prospective member.

Free tasters are held at the beginning of each term, when spaces are available, but you must register for these, too, and there may be a small fee. You can also join our email list for updates on tasters for children

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.

Fencing Schedule

The Club meets Tuesdays and Thursdays in term times

Musketeers 6pm to 7.30 Tuesdays Only

Adult beginners training 7.30 to 9.30 Tuesdays AND Thursdays

Adult members 7.30 to 9.30 Tuesday AND Thursday

Qualified coaches covering all weapons

Experienced fencers welcome. First session free. Guest fee £10, with lesson £17. £8 +£8 for concessions

To be kept up to date with courses, junior fencing and term dates join our email list

What to Wear

Trainees: Bring Trainers, T-shirt, loose fitting trousers, trackies or leggings (not shorts), and enthusiasm! The Club provides all the equipment which is regularly washed and disinfected.

Experienced Fencers: Full fencing kit. We can usually plug gaps of certain items but not breeches which are compulsory for electric weapons. Fencing kit can be bought from various suppliers

Bring a drink!

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Updated December 2021