SAFC is open for training ... very nearly as usual. Attendance must be pre-booked >>here<<. Please see our current COVID measures.

Latest club news

14.10.21: Club Kit & Important Notice about 21.10

CLUB KIT & EXPERIENCED FENCERS The club has kit and weapons available for fencers to borrow for the evening, but we expect experienced fencers to bring and use their own kit. If you need to borrow a weapon or wire because a problem arises with your own, then please do, but beginners and new fencers […]

06.10.21: 3 Counties League, Beginners & SAFC goes YouTube!

3 COUNTIES LEAGE RETURNS After a Covid-enforced break, the 3 Counties League is coming back in 2022! The League is a foil & epee team event for clubs in Herts, Beds & Bucks and is run & organised by SAFC; the other clubs being Hitchin, Luton, Dacorum, Watford, Milton Keynes and Bedford. SAFC are proud […]

30.09.21: Membership fees & HFA AGM

We’re back to normal fencing this week CLUB FEES Just a reminder that quarterly fees are due tomorrow, 01 Oct. We offer flexible training fees to accommodate all fencers.  Reduced rates are available when paying quarterly or monthly.    Quarterly payments are due on 1 Jan, 1 April, 1 July, 1 Oct.   Quarterly and monthly […]

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About us

  • Training is on Thursday evenings from 8pm to 10pm.
  • We are a full three weapon club - Foil, Epee & Sabre.
    • Epee focussed night on third week of the month.
    • Sabre focussed night - coming soon.
  • Flexible payments: Quarterly, monthly and nightly visitor ...
  • Unlike many clubs, we do not close for the school holidays.
  • Open to all ages over 14yrs.
  • Our fencers range from novices to seasoned veterans.
  • Beginners' courses run throughout the year.
  • Coaching team always on hand for group sessions & individual tuition.
  • Skills development for competitive fencers.
  • A relaxed atmosphere for social fencers.


If you have any questions about the club, how to train with us, or one of our regular beginners courses, contact us with the form below and we will be pleased to help.

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    We train in the main gym at Marlborough Science Academy, Watling Street, St Albans AL1 2QA

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