Fencing Courses

Kingston Fencing Club offers fencing courses and lessons for people who have never done fencing before or who have done some fencing in the past and would like a refresher to start again. All fencing courses offer the opportunity to gain experience and transition to full members of the club. We have some introductory videos to find out more about fencing.

A fencing course being run with 3 beginners at Kingston Fencing Club
A fencing course being run with 3 beginners at Kingston Fencing Club
Junior fencers being coaches on a fencing course
Junior fencers being coached on a fencing course

Fencing Courses Available

The club is currently running intense, single evening short fencing courses (taster sessions) for Juniors and Adults. The club is now also running a longer 6-week course for Epee on a Monday night. See the schedule below for course availability:

CoursePricePlaces LeftBuy Now
Adult Beginners Course - 5th July 2022 £25 10 Add to Basket
Junior Beginners Course - 27th June 2022 £20 11 Add to Basket
Adult Beginners Six Week Course - 16th May - 20th June 2022 - Epee £90 Completed

Space on the course is strictly limited, so please apply soon to avoid disappointment. Payment confirms your place on the course.

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Fencing Course Times

Adult Beginners Short Fencing Course runs from 7.30 pm to 9:30 pm. The Junior Beginners Short Fencing Course runs from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. The short courses run on Tuesday nights. KFC is now also running a 6-week Epee Beginners course on a Monday night 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm.

Please arrive 15 minutes earlier for registration and equipment preparation

Course Age Ranges

The age range for the courses is:

  • Junior: Ages 8 to 13
  • Adult: Ages 14+

Note that all courses are mixed gender.

Course Venue

All fencing courses take place at our regular meeting place at Coombe Boys School.

Equipment Needed for the Course

Foils, jackets, plastrons, gloves, and masks will be provided; participants should wear stretchy trousers (e.g. tracksuit), a T-shirt and trainers. It is also advisable for participants to bring their own bottled drinking water.

After Your Fencing Course

All people who take the course can then move on to become members of the club if they wish to continue fencing. Training and coaching continue with our qualified coaches on the weekly basis in either group or individual lessons. Equipment is available to use during a club evening including electric equipment.

COVID-19 Precautions

All equipment is sanitised before use.

Further Information about Fencing

If you have any questions about the courses please feel free to Contact Us.