Due to current Government COVID guidelines, we are currently closed until further notice.
We can't wait to get back to fencing and we WILL be reopening as soon as possible!

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When we are next able to open, visit our COVID page (last updated : Sat 17 Oct, 9:00 pm) for current club rules and requirements.

Latest club news

Club fees – standing orders

As it looks unlikely we’ll be returning to fencing in January, please make sure you cancel your standing orders for club fees, until further notice. Thanks, SAFC

Chairman’s Seasonal Message

Dear St Albans Fencers, It’s no secret that 2020 has been tough for everyone, and I know that many of you have had your own personal challenges, both directly related to COVID and more generally. Obviously, being able to fence is relatively trivial in some contexts, but having seen how keen our members have been […]

Final call for Christmas orders!

We’re placing the order for SAFC branded apparel at the end of today (Wed.16th) >>>SEE HERE FOR DETAILS

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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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