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

Latest club news

16.09.21: Final call for Open Air!!! No fencing next week; social instead

SAFC OPEN AIR EVENT IS THIS SUNDAY 16.09 SAFC Open Air 2021 Flyer ***FINAL CALL FOR BOOKING: LAST FEW PLACES REMAINING*** Only 3 places left each for foil and sabre!!! (correct at time of publication) Weapon: Places Taken / Total Places FOIL: 29 / 32 SABRE: 13 / 16 EPEE: 22 / 22 Deadline for […]

09.09.21: Open Air latest & HFA AGM

SAFC OPEN AIR EVENT UPDATE With just one week to go to the closing date, here is the latest position: Weapon: Places Taken / Total Places FOIL:  21 / 32 SABRE: 9 / 16 EPEE: 20 / 20 Further info and tickets (including optional BBQ & Epee reserve list) available >>>HERE<<< Deadline for entries is […]

04.09.21: Open Air places going fast!!!

Open Air Update 04.09: Only ONE place left in Épée Only TEN places left in Sabre 18 places left in Foil. The closing date for entries is 23.59 on Thursday 16/09 – just two weeks away! To book please visit the SAFC webshop

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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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