Regular beginners’ courses
Intermediate classes
Taster sessions


1-2-1 coaching
Group lessons
Bouts for all levels


Weekly Ladder Competition
3 Counties League
Annual Open Air Championship

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 (See Fees)
  • 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.


This week, next week, the week after… and next year!

THIS WEEK On Monday SAFC visited University of Herts. Fencing Club for a friendly foil & epee team relay match. SAFC won the foil 45:36 but in the epee UHFC were ahead with a score of 26:12 at stoppage time when the sports centre closed.  SAFC were pulling it back […]

SAFC win the league! Epee night & other dates for your diary

SAFC v LUTON SWORDS Last week SAFC hosted Luton for the last league match of the year for both teams. Luton just snatched a victory, winning both weapons 5 bouts to 4.  It was a valiant effort by SAFC and a point here or there and the scores could have […]

This week’s club news…

Tonight is week 2 of our Beginners Course so we look forward to welcoming back our new fencers!  Please give them the usual SAFC warm welcome and if people can help with getting them kitted out that would be great. We host Luton Swords for a league match.  Although SAFC […]

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