Épée and Sabre

West Devon Swords is setting up beginners classes in épée and sabre, which anyone can learn safely with the proper teaching. Would-be duellists…

Questions Updated

New to fencing? Start here. Our frequently asked questions page has been updated. If there’s something we haven’t covered, please contact us.

New to Fencing: Start Here

What is fencing? Modern fencing is a martial art derived from older forms of duelling with swords. The objective is to hit your…

More About the Sport of Fencing

To find out more: • An incomplete history of fencing • A modern sport • What are the modern fencing weapons? • Which…

Why fencing?

If team sports, bat, ball and racquet are not your thing, the antidote is fencing. Modern-day duelling in a competitive sport: a physical…