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…

How to Watch a Fencing Bout

When you watch a fencing bout, what exactly are you looking at? Newcomers to competition, including parents, partners and even some of the…

Fencing age groups

Youth fencing is usually divided up by age bands. The age of a fencer is normally taken as at Jan 1st in the…

What is fencing?

Modern fencing is a martial art derived from older forms of duelling with swords. The objective is to hit your opponent without being…

HEMA – is it safe?

Studying historical combat techniques with heavy weapons is rewarding and fun, but, like most other martial arts, inherently risky. We all have proper…

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.