Training sessions are held in the large multipurpose room at the University Sports Centre on the West Cambridge site.

Due to space limitations and the size of our membership, training sessions are divided up by ability into either Advanced (subdivided into Development and Elite), Intermediate or Beginner. These pages outline the sessions we run and who should attend which, although some movement between sessions as we get to know new fencers and they get to know the Club and progress is bound to happen.

Anybody who has fenced competitively before and wishes to do so at Cambridge should attend the Development sessions, unless specifically invited to the Elite sessions. We ask that social fencers or those with only limited previous experience attend the Intermediate sessions, and those who have not fenced before or not more than a handful of times please attend the Beginner sessions. More details on all of these sessions can be found by clicking the relevant tab below.

Intermediate Sessions

These sessions are designed for anybody with previous fencing experience who wishes to continue fencing at University predominantly on a social basis, for the enjoyment of it. The sessions are mixed, 3 weapon sessions and there will be opportunities for fencers to try weapons which are unfamiliar to them. There will be coaching available. Some development fencers may also attend intermediate sessions to provide additional sparring. If you would like more information please get in contact with our intermediates secretary (contact details here).

Training Times

  • Thursdays: 16:00-18:25 (starting 5th October

    Saturdays: 12:30-14:30 (starting 14th of October)

    Sundays 10:30 - 13:25 (starting 8th October)

Membership Fees

The membership fees for each group depends on the amount of training time and club equipment use allocated to each group. Information about the fees and how to pay will be sent round via email soon after the freshers fair.

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