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Essential info: Sessions
Next beginners course
How to contact us
What is fencing?
Why fencing?
Fencing: Where, when, how much?
Fencing: When can I start?
Fencing: What to wear?
Fencing: Does it hurt?
What is the best weapon for a beginner to start fencing?
How long does it take to become a good fencer?
What qualities make a good fencer?
Fencing left-handed, good or bad?
Fencing: How much does it cost?
Fencing: What age IS junior?
Fencing: What are the modern fencing weapons?
How is modern fencing different from ‘the real thing’?

More about the sport:

An incomplete history
What sports and martial arts comprise fencing?
Which is the ‘best weapon’?
Rules: How bouts are fenced