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Royal Greenwich Fencing Club


 

Royal Greenwich Fencing Club are running a series of summer taster sessions for children aged 8 to 16 commencing on Tuesday 26th July for four hours, 12.30pm - 4.30pm

The taster sessions are limited to 10 attendees and is for those aged eight to sixteen, they will take place in the afternoon on July 26th, August 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th.

Each session will consist of a warm up followed by technical instruction in the basic moves, covering the practical application of advancing and retiring, the guard, attack and defence, the basic rules and conventions of fencing and practice fights.

We supply all attendees with a set of basic fencing safety equipment for their use during the course, and equipment is not shared.

Royal Greenwich is a very friendly independent and privately run community based fencing club, which aims to promote fencing by making it more accessible to children and adults.

We specifically put an emphasis on having fun fencing and offer a local venue with a relaxed atmosphere.

Here, on Monday and Thursday evenings, members of the junior or adult sections can learn to fence, practice and compete, using all three weapons, foil, epee and sabre; all equipment being provided.

10 week junior and adult fencing courses are run four times a year, details on our website.

Each fencing session is preceded by a light 16 exercise warm up, on the courses this is followed by demonstrations, instruction and practice, with the opportunity later on to spar using the clubs electric equipment.

We supply all attendees with a set of basic fencing safety equipment for their sole use during the session, and equipment is not shared, so all you need to wear are trainers, jogging trousers or similar track suit trousers with zip, sewn up or no pockets, and a T-Shirt.

In our New Adult Beginners 3 Weapon Fencing Course we teach all three fencing weapons, Foil, Epee & Sabre, so that you can choose which weapon you wish to take up.

Our children’s summer holiday fencing taster sessions are a 4 hour basic introduction to fencing where children can give fencing a go to see if they like it.

Please be aware that attendance at the Club is by prior arrangement only.

Juniors meet Mondays 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Adults meet Thursdays 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

For information on the club please see the club website, details above, or for enquiries and further details please email royalgreenwichfencingclub@btinternet.com

All prices are for a 10 week term.

Junior fencer term membership £60.00

Junior beginner course fee £70.00

Adult fencer term membership £80.00

Adult beginner course fee £90.00

Junior & Adult Concessions available, see website above for details.

 

 

 

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