Beginner or experienced fencer, everyone is welcome at our club

Fencing is great fun and great exercise for any age group (7+). It doesn’t matter if you are a complete novice or have been fencing for many years, there will be a coaching session that suits you.

Come along to learn how to fence, get some valuable coaching from our Olympic class coaches or just fence socially.

The choice is yours.

Olympic class coaches help you up your game

Whatever level fencing you are aiming, at having high quality, experienced coaches will help you get there. Our lead coaches, Linda Strachan and Pierre Harper, are some of the best in the business having represented the UK at both Commonwealth and Olympic level. Between them they have accumulated an amazing 15 Gold medals, not to mention the host of team, cadet and national titles. 

Under their careful guidance you will be able to progress your skills and up your game to whatever level you want to achieve.

Linda and Pierre are particularly passionate about developing junior talent and we are pleased to welcome children to the club.

What’s on

News


We were delighted to be able to restart beginners courses in May under the expert guidance of coach Denis Cranwell. This week we welcomed the attendees into the main group as they finished their course.  Everyone has loved learning the new skill and hopefully we can […]
Congratulations to Mary for an amazing performance at the English Youth Championships on the 11th June fencing with Linda and Pierre’s Newham Swords club..  Mary won through in her group taking silver and we are all really proud of you!
Congratulations to our very own Fiona Turnbull, club founder and regular guest coach – and the rest of the team – for an amazing result in the European Team Veterans Championship! Fiona was part of the Women’s Foil Grand Veterans team and together they landed a […]
We still have some places on our next beginners course which stats on the 14th may. Beginners’ courses cost £60 per person and run for 5 weeks on a Saturday morning at Saffron Walden County High School.  All equipment is provided, and you will not need […]
Well done to all of our fencers who took part in the Cambridge Fencing Association competition last weekend, and a special congratulations to Mary and Raphael who took first and second place in the under 11 foil category. Well done everyone!

We would love to hear from you!

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