Blog: Fencing

Guidance on the Practice of Fencing and HEMA In the COVID-19 Environment

Guidance on the Practice of Fencing and HEMA In the COVID-19 Environment

As sessions resume in Okehampton, some changes are required in the conduct and running of classes and freeplay. ...
Why doesn’t fencing get more TV coverage?

Why doesn’t fencing get more TV coverage?

Fencing is not a very televisual sport, for several reasons. Firstly, the fencers wear masks which not only makes it difficult to know who’s who, but completely disconnects the viewer from the competitors. This is one reason why, for every hit claimed, the fencers rip their masks off for a burst of emotional shouting. Just … Why doesn’t fencing get more TV coverage? Read More » ...
Winning at Épée: Techniques for the Shorter Fencer available on Amazon NOW

Winning at Épée: Techniques for the Shorter Fencer available on Amazon NOW

Winning at Épée: Techniques for the Shorter Fencer is now available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle editions. ...
Restarting indoor fencing sessions (BF)

Restarting indoor fencing sessions (BF)

British Fencing has issued detailed guidance on restarting indoor fencing sessions from July 25. The full text is re-posted below. We are consulting with colleagues in the BFHS regarding restart of HEMA sessions in August. ...
Benefits of fencing to children

Benefits of fencing to children

Fencing is very much an individual sport and over the years we have seen time and again the fencing attracts many of those children who turn away from the main stream team sports, those who can’t run, throw, catch or kick, those who aren’t natural athletes in group environments. Give them a sword, however, and … Benefits of fencing to children Read More » ...