Kids Sports
  In the broadest possible sense, fencing is the art of armed combat involving cutting, stabbing, or bludgeoning weapons directly manipulated by hand, rather than shot, thrown or positioned. Examples include swords, knives, pikes, bayonets, batons, clubs, and similar weapons. In contemporary common usage, "fencing" tends to refer specifically to European schools of swordsmanship and to the modern Olympic sport that has evolved out of them.

Fencing is one of the four sports which has been featured at every modern Olympic Games. Currently, three types of weapon are used in Olympic fencing:

 

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Fencing Clubs

ALDERSHOT FENCING CLUB,
Broadwater College Summers Rd Godalming
contact Steven Davey - 07785 791118 Email Weapons: Foil Epee Sabre
Thursdays Juniors 19:00-20:15
Thursdays Adults 20:00-22.00

ALL SAINTS FENCING CLUB, (see home page for Surrey versus Kent eligibility)
Camberwell Scout Hut, Bellenden Road, London, SE15    Map
Contact: Tim Wilson, 100 Merlin Road, Welling, Kent, DA16 2JR  Email Weapons: Foil, Epee.
Coach: Mr Bill Wilson, Assistant Coaches, Dr Karen Upton and Mr Tim Wilson
Time:11 am to 1pm every Sunday (Does not meet during August and Christmas Holidays.)
Junior club (U18) on Sunday mornings.

ARENA FENCING (Epee)
Arena Leisure Centre, by Draper's car park, central Kingston
Contact: Kate Smith Email Childrens group age 10+ from 4.30 - 6.00pm
Adult beginner and improvers courses from 6.30 -9.30pm,
Adult Club 6.30 - 9.30pm

ASHBURTON FENCING CLUB,
TAVR Centre, Sydenham Road, Croydon, Surrey
Contact: Mike Smith, 22 Commonwealth Road, Caterham, Surrey. CR3 6LR. 01883 344 682
Email
Time: Thurs 6.00-9:30

BRIXTON FENCING CLUB (Salle Stepien)
Brixton Recreation Centre - 27 Brixton Station Road, London SW9 8QQ
Times:   5.30 - 6.55pm - children 7-12 years
    7.00 - 8.25pm - children 12-14 years
    8.30 - 9.55 pm - adults.
Contact:  020 7926 9779 or Email

CATERHAM FENCING CLUB,
The Caterham Centre, Godstone Road, Caterham, Surrey
Contact: David Kimber, 01737 357342
Time: Sundays 10am

COTON: See Salle Coton below.

CRAWLEY SWORD CLUB (Sussex, but only just over the border!)
K2 Leisure Centre, Pease Pottage Hill, CRAWLEY, RH11 9BQ (see club website for maps)
Times: Mondays: 7pm to 8pm (Juniors ) / 9pm (Seniors)     Closed on Bank Holidays
  Wednesdays: 7 to 8pm (Juniors ) / 9pm (Seniors)
Contact: Secretary / Coach Geoff Griffin 01293 521870 (email via website)

CROYDON COLLEGE FENCING CLUB
Contact: c/o Student Union

CROYDON YOUTH SERVICE FENCING CLUB,
Lanfranc Youth Wing, Mitcham Road, Croydon
Contact: Dave Silcox, 020 8684 8050
Time: Wed 4:00-6:00 and 7:00-8:30, Fri pm, Sun pm

CLUB DES ARTISTES
St Etheldreda's Church Hall, 40 Clone Curry Street, Fulham Palace Road, London, SW6
Monday 19.00-21.30
Contact: Patrick Clark,  07939 537404 (email via website)

EGHAM FENCING CLUB,
Spelthorne Leisure Centre, Knowle Green, Staines, Middlesex, TW18 1AJ
Contact: Mick Johnson, 01483 504770.
Time: Fridays, Juniors 7:00-8:00. Adults 8:00-10:00

EPSOM FENCING CLUB
Blenheim High School, Sports Hall, Longmead Road, Epsom, Surrey KT19 9BH
Contact: Nick Payne, Tel: 07799 346829, Email and via website http://www.epsomfencingclub.org (see also here)
Time: Wednesdays:  All groups 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

ESCRIME ACADEMY FENCNG CLUB
Ecole De Battersea, Trott Street, Battersea, London, SW11 3DS
Contact: A Dulac, Tel: 07979 644596, Email

GUILDFORD FENCING CLUB,
St Peters School, Horseshoe Lane East, Guildford, GU1 2TN
Contact:  Julie Schofield, 01483-836905   Email
Time: Fridays, Juniors 6.30-7.30 & 7.30-8.30; Adults 7.30-10.00

GODALMING FENCING CLUB
Charterhouse School Sports Centre, Duke's Drive, Godalming, Surrey  GU7 2RS
Coach: Mick Johnson 01483 838 602 (email via website http://www.godalmingfencingclub.org.uk)
Weapons: Foil, Épée and Sabre
Time: Wednesdays 7.30-9.00pm

KING'S COLLEGE SCHOOL AND WIMBLEDON HIGH SCHOOL JOINT FENCING CLUB
c/o KCS, Southside, Wimbledon Common, London SW19 4TT
Ages 8 - 18, girls and boys, open to non-members of the schools.
Contact: Master i/c fencing at KCS Tel. 020 8255-5300
or Jon Milner Email
Times: Saturday 9am - 12 noon during school term times.
Foil, epee and sabre.
Coaches: Ian Keeble, Peter Barrett, Lance Larson, Joe Shackell, Kirsty Platts, Kate Smith, Brian Risely.

KINGSTON COLLEGE FENCING CLUB
(If you fence at Kingston College, please contact the SCFU secretary)

KINGSTON FENCING CLUB,   Official Website     Auxiliary Website
Beverley School, Blakes Lane, New Malden, Surrey
Contact: Joe Shackell 020 8393 4255 Email
or Ian de Whalley Email Time: Tues, 7:30-9:30

KINGSTON UNIVERSITY FENCING CLUB
(If you fence at Kingston University please contact the SCFU secretary)
Contact: c/o Students Union

LEATHERHEAD - See Salle Poisson d'Or, below

LONDON THAMES FENCING CLUB
Venue: Roehampon University (details)
Contact: See Contact page on LTFC website (link above), or  Email
Time: Mon, Wed & Thurs. 7pm - 10pm (see club website for latest details).

LONDON ST PAUL'S FENCING CLUB
Junior Club: Tue Foil, Wed Sabre,  & Thu Epee 17:00-19:00
Adult beginners: Tue Foil, Wed Sabre,  & Thu Epee 19:00-20:00
Advanced: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 19:00-22:00; Foil, Epee & Sabre
Venue: St Pauls School (8 dedicated piste) Fencing Salle, Lonsdale Road, London, SW13 9JT
Contact: Jim Philbin Tel: 07961 061662 Email via club website (link above)

MiniMusketeers
Putney, Dorking, Guildford, Walton on Thames, Epsom, Twickenham, and Esher
Tel: 0795 0011 581 or email via website.
6-10 year olds fencing with foam swords and plastic foils.

One Two Six Fencing Club
Tues & Weds 18.45-20.45 at Phoenix Sports Centre, Bloemfontein Road , London, W12 0RQ
Thurs 18.45-20.45 at 39 Lonsdale Road, Barnes, London SW13 9JP,
Contact: Maggie Maynard, Tel: 01903 201214
Email: via website: http://www.126fencingclub.com

RANMORE FENCING CLUB,
See SALLE POISSON D'OR

REDHILL & REIGATE EPEE CLUB
At: Royal Alexander & Albert School
Contact Chris Howser, 01737 649644  or Email
Time: Tues 6.30pm to 9.30pm

RICHMOND (UK), TEDDINGTON & TWICKENHAM FC
Club not currently active.
SALLE COTON,
Mitcham Canons and Tooting Leisure Centre
Contact: Tony Coton, 11 Johns Lane, Morden, SM4 6EU. 020 8640 4702
or Chris Coton Email
Time:  Sat  10.30-1.30 at Tooting Leisure Centre

SALLE JOSEPH,
St Joseph's College, Beulah Hill, London
Contact: Joe Gibbons, 020 8764 6368 Email
Time: Fri 7:30-10:00

SALLE POISSON D'OR. (includes Ranmore Fencing Club)
Leatherhead Leisure Centre, Guildford Rd, Fetcham, Surrey
Contact: Alan Wolsoncroft, 01372 374624 or Mark Alder. 07956 864781 or M Moth (01372) 377348
Time: Wed 8:00-10:00

SCIMITAR FENCING CLUB (Sabre)
Fencing Salle, St Pauls School, Lonsdale Road, Barnes, London SW13 9JT
Cntact via website http://www.scimitarfencingclub.org.uk
Tuesdays 19.00–21.30 (see website for Thursday session at Tufnell Pk).
SHENE TIGER SWORD CLUB(follow link to Shene Sports & Fitness Centre then Junior Program)
(see also Tiger Sword below)
Shene Fitness Centre, Park Avenue, East Sheen SW14 8RG
Welcomes Junior fencers / beginners.
Coach: Neale Thomas Email
Contact The centre: Tel/Ans 020 8878 7578 Fax 020 8878 9395
Time: Wednesdays: 16.30 - 18.30
SOUTHSIDE FENCING CLUB,
Royal Russell School, Coombe Lane, South Croydon, CR9 5BX
Contact: David Freeman 020 8657 0308 Email
Time: Thursday  8.00 to 10.00 p.m

SPECTRUM FENCING CLUB,
Guildford Spectrum Leisure Centre, Parkway,Guildford, Surrey
Contact: Kate Smith, 020-8399-2440  Email
Time: Tues 7:00-10:00, Fri 7:30

ST. GEORGE'S (Medical School) FENCING CLUB
Tooting, SW17 0RE
See website for details.

STREATHAM FENCING CLUB,
Contact: Roger Barnes Email  020 8677 6207 or A Cavey, 020 8777 1882
Coaches: Tony Coton, Jack FitzGerald, Alan Grafton, Gary Whelan and Derek Sweeney.
Dunraven Lower School (at the corner of Mount Nod and Leigham Court Road in Streatham)
Time:Thursday evening during term time (see web for dates) at 7:30 to 9:30 (adults / 16+).
Junior section (10 - 16 yrs) from 6:30 to 8:00

TIFFIN FENCING CLUB
Tiffin Girls School, Richmond Road, Kingston
Email
Time: Tuesday evening, 4.00-6.00pm, for children age 10+. (Epee)

TIGER SWORD CLUB   Currently without venue, see instead Shene Tigerabove.

TOOTING FENCING CLUB
See Salle Coton (above)

TOWER HOUSE SCHOOL
188 Sheen Lane, London, SW14 8LF,
Contact: Mr P. Black 020 8876 3323 Email
Tuesdays (4-5pm).  Age 8-13yrs, Foil.

UNIVERSITY OF SURREY FENCING CLUB
Main Hall at Campus Sport on the following days: Thursday 19:30 - 21:30 Sunday 19:30 - 22:30
Additional info on old local website
Contact: c/o Students Union
Club email: Unknown (previously fencing@surrey.ac.uk)

WANDSWORTH BLADES FENCING CLUB
Putney Leisure Centre, Dryburgh Road, Putney, London SW.
Contact Paul Richmond-Darbey 020 7376 7736

WIMBLEDON FENCING CLUB
Wimbledon Fencing Club,
Ursuline High School, The Downs, Wimbledon, SW20 8HA
Contact:  Emailor Jill Farmer (020) 8947 6572 or Tim Buzwell 01372 818070
Time: Wednesdays, 7:30 to 9:45

WOKING FENCING CLUB
Woking Leisure Centre, Kingfield Road, Woking
Contact: Ian Briggs 07952 407371 or Sandra Rowles Email
Time: Thurs 8-10pm (club email: Email)

SCHOOL CLUBS
Aberdour School, Burgh Heath(contact Neale Thomas)
Beverley School, New Malden (currently merged with Kingston FC, see above)
Carshalton High School, Sutton (not active)
Caterham School (Chris Howser)
Charterhouse, Godalming, Master i/c John Page, Coach Mick Johnson, 01483 504770.
City of London Freemen'sSchool, Ashtead, coach Brian Lewis & Chris Howser
Claremont Blades, Claremont Fancourt School, Claremont Drive, ESHER, KT10 9LY.  Coach Peter Kay.
Collet Court, St Paul's Preparatory School, Lonsdale Road, SW13 9JT Website
Cranleigh School, Cranleigh, Mr I. Draper
Deutsche Schule, Richmond (not currently active ?)
Downsend School, Leatherhead(contact Neale Thomas)
Dulwich College, Dulwich Common, London SE21 7LD
Dunraven School, Streatham (contact Tony Coton)
Eagle House School, Sandhurst (not active ?)
Epsom College, Epsom, Dr Adam Hughes
Essendene School, Caterham (not currently active)
Ewell Castle, Ewell, Mr. A. Cooper
Glaisdale School, Cheam (not currently active)
Guildford High School
Hampton School, Hanworth Road, Hampton, Middlesex, TW12 3HD Website
Hazlewood School, Oxted (not active)
Holland Junior School, Oxted (Chris Howser)
Homefield School, Sutton(contact Neale Thomas)
Hurtwood House, Dorking, Mr. B. Lewis
Jane Allens School for Girls, Dulwich
King Edward's School
Kings College School, Wimbledon, (see Kings College / Wimbledon High School Joint Club above)
Kingston Grammar School, Kingston
Lanesborough School, Guildford(contact Neale Thomas)
Micklefield School, Redhill(contact Neale Thomas)
Oakfield School
Putney High School
Reigate Grammer School (contact Neale Thomas)
Reigate School (Chris Howser)
Reigate Priory School (Chris Howser)
Royal Grammar School (RGS), Guildford(contact Neale Thomas)
Royal Naval School for Girls, Hindhead, Leonard Cain
Royal School Haslemere, Web
Sandcross School (Chris Howser)
Sir William Perkins School, Chertsey (school club, coach Mick Johnson).
St Bede's School, Redhill (Chris Howser)
St John's School, Leatherhead (not currently active)
St John's School, Redhill (Chris Howser)
St Joseph's, Reigate (contact Neale Thomas)
St Pauls School, Barnes, Richard Jaine
St. Theresa's, Effingham. Coach Trevor Langford.
Sydenham High School, SE22 6BW.  Coach & Contact Bill Wilson
The Priory, Dorking, (not active)
Tiffin Boys School, Kingston (see Tiffin Fencing Club above)
Tower House School, 188 Sheen Lane, London, SW14 8LF, Coach: Mr P. Black (see above for details).
Whitgift School, Croydon, Keith Smith
Wimbledon High School (see Kings College / Wimbledon High School Joint Club above).
Woldingham School (Chris Howser)
















This page updated
29July2010 Amended Richmond to "not currently active".
19May2010 Egham Venue updated
3 Jan 2009 Retitled from "Surrrey Clubs" to "Clubs in and around Surrey"
2 Jan 2009 Updated London St Pauls and London Thames
21 May 2009 Updated MiniMusketeers venues.
26 Feb 2009 Moved Escrime Academy from school to club.
14Feb2009 Added Scimitar
5 Feb 2009 Amended Epsom entry
4 Feb 2009 Amended Epsom entry
1 Feb 2009 update re Leatherhead
28Jan2009 Shene amended
26 Jan 2009 LTFC entry amended
28 Feb 2008 Added Godalming
8 Feb 2008 Added 126 club
2Dec2007 Amended Crescent -> Downs in Ursuline address
18 Sep 2007 Amended Aldershot venue
30 Jun 2007 Updated school clubs ref Chris H,
17 May 2007 Added map link for All Saints FC.
25 Apr 2007 Removed All Saints FC web link as URL has a new user.
3 Apr 2007 Removed SWPS from open club list (school club active)
29 Mar 2007 Added Hazelwood, Holland Junior and Woldingham
20 Jan 2007 Added "or Sandra Rowles" in Wokings contact info
1 Dec 2006 Amended details for Redhill & Reigate
17 Nov 2006 Added Salle Des Artistes and Escrime Acadamy Fencing Club
16 Nov 2006 Noted SWPS now active again
13 Jun 2006 Noted SWPS not currently active
18 May 2006 Amended Kings Collge Coaches. Deleted Jo Maynard, George Farmer and parent coaches. Added:  Brian Risely.
14 Apr 2006 Amended venue for Crawley Sword
12Feb 2006 New website & details for Salle Coton.  No longer Tues.   Same website for Tooting FC.
25 Jan 2006 Added details for Tower House School club.
31 Dec 2005 Changed Glaisdale & Essendene to not active.  Added NT as contact for St Joseph's & Reigate Grammer. LTFC was MM, now LB
30 Dec 2005 Updated Aldershot web address.  Added St George's Medical School. 
23 Oct 2005 Update dclub list to show more active schools (following local youth envent where 36 clubs were represented)
8 Sep 2005 Added Crawley Sword Club
8 Jun 2005 New URL for KingstonFC (swapped to Matt's site).
3 Jun 2005 New URL for Ashburton
29 Apr 2005 Updated link for Wimbledon FC.
28Feb2005, Changed Grove School "Royal School Haslemere".
8 Feb 2005, New website for Egham
8 Jan 2005, Added Collet Court & Hampton School
27 Dec 2004, Added Tower House Scho
21 Oct 2004 Added details of Neale Thomas' clubs & schools.
12 Oct 2004 Added Brixton Fencing Club
25 Sep 2004 Added link to Aldershot web site. Amended Shene Tigers, Reduced Tiger Sword.
19 Sep 2004 Centrallised on page
23Jun04 Added MiniMusketeers
6May2004 Added link for All Saints FC
1 Apr 2004 Updated Phone number for TimB.
27Feb 2004 New venue for Wimbledon
19Feb2004 Re-entered several Club Web site links
5Feb2004 Replaced email addresses with linked to page via password.
4Feb2004 Amended Ashburton start time (was 6.30 now 6pm).  Added Arena and Tiffin Clubs
11 Nov 2003 Entry for Aldershot amended
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