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Easter opening times

Easter Bank holiday time table:

Good Friday, 30 March 2018 - Club closed

Saturday, 31 March 2018 - open as normal, 2 pm - 5 pm. You can book individual lessons.

Easter Monday, 2 April - Club closed

Fencing trip to St.Petersburg

St-Petersburg trip 2018 London Fencing Club is invited to Spartak fencing academy in St.Petersburg to rub shoulders (blades, vodka glasses... fill in as desired) with the Russians. The trip is suitable for all levels from the beginner to the advanced and for all weapons.For those who haven't joined a similar trip few years ago, here is a bit of the.... read more

Protect your femoral artery

Protect your femoral arteryDear All,With the new season upon us I need to remind you to protect your femoral artery, which is the second largest artery in the body located in your thigh. Although it can be defended by the low parries 2, 7 and 8, the best protection of this important blood vessel is achieved by wearing strong fencing breeches. In th.... read more

London Fencing Club 2017 Championships

London Fencing Club Championships 2015London Fencing Club members - from the recent beginners to the seasoned competitors - are invited to take part in the Club Championships 2017! Date: Saturday, 8 July 2017. Venue: Finsbury Leisure centre, Norman St, EC1V 3PU.Check in and the starting timesCheck inFights start2016 ChampionMen's epee12.30 pm12.45 .... read more

Individual fencing lessons - Introductory Offer

Perfect your moves using the expert guidance If you haven't had an individual fencing lesson in 2017, you can have 2 for the price of 1 during May-June 2017. Just purchase up to 2 hours of lessons and we'll top it up with another 2 hours of free credits. 1. Log into your Club account: here2. Select Buy Credits link and choose how many hours of.... read more

A You a One Trick Pony?

by Tim GadaskiSo many fencers would benefit from coaches advice I thought I'd write about variety: not the entertainment mix but the variety of fencing actions: something we, coaches, would love to see more of during the bouts. Unfortunately, what we often see are fencers who keep using the same action again and again, regardless of whether it is s.... read more

Spring holidays days off

We are approaching the spring holidays, so I'd like to remind you that no training will take place on the Good Friday 14 April, the Easter Monday and on both May Bank Holidays (1 and 29 May). Please feel free to attend any other training sessions instead. The session this Saturday, 15 April 2017 will take place as normal. .... read more

Priority (Right of Way) in foil fencing

Rules of priority in foil fencingPeople who just started fencing are often bewildered by the rules of priority. Below is a quick summary to help you get the grasp of the idea.OriginIn the duelling times it was considered a very dangerous practice to attack your opponent while he is attacking you. This often resulted in both being killed. No winner,.... read more

Fencing classes for beginners in February and March 2017

Dear All,The starting dates of the forthcoming fencing classes and some very enticing discounts are now on today! Suitable for complete beginners. All equipment provided..... read more

Club reopens on 3 January 2017

Dear All,I hope everyone had an excellent Christmas and got nice presents from Santa.Our training sessions will resume on Tuesday, 3 January 2017.See you then, or shortly after!.... read more

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