How much does fencing cost?

At beginners level, using club equipment, surprisingly little! We run inexpensive beginners courses to get you started, providing all equipment. If you find…

What age IS Junior in fencing?

In centuries past, children started, learning combat skills from the time they could walk, but in the context of a modern sport, there…

Safety First

Our guidelines on safety are under constant review. Also, beginners may appreciate the reassurance under Does it Hurt? In short: no. Introduction Fencing…

Which is the ‘best weapon’?

Such a question is an open invitation to religious warfare. Everybody loves to participate, but nothing is ever settled. If the question means…

Rules: How Bouts are Fenced

The field of play is a long strip, or piste. A scored encounter between fencers is called a bout. Bouts are fenced to…

Introduction to Safety

Fencing is a safe sport. Regulation equipment conforming to safety standards and common sense fencing helps to maintain our good safety record. First,…