28 March 2019
This is another polite reminder to all fencers that no car parking is allowed in the area immediately outside the sports hall (marked as a yellow no parking zone). The area should be kept clear at all times for emergency use, unless you are just dropping off equipment, after which your vehicle should be moved to the main car park. Fencers should only park in the main car park. As you can appreciate, RFC wants to maintain a good relationship with the school, especially given we are essential... [read more]
25 March 2019
The Southern Region's GB Cup Qualifiers are being held on Sunday 28 April at St Gabriel's in Newbury, at all weapons. A link to the competition entry will be available on the SR website by the end of March at [http://southernfencing.org.uk](http://southernfencing.org.uk) Please note that whilst you may enter more than weapon for the Qualifiers, if you qualify from SR in two or more weapons then you would only be able to compete in one weapon at the GB Cup itself that is due to be held in N... [read more]
19 March 2019
Congratulations Maxim Tankaria who wins the prize in this months club competition. The full results can be found [here](/docs/competitions/clubcomp_2019_03.html).
6 March 2019
Congratulations Lewie Jackson who has won the prize as top club member in this months club competition. Full results are [here](/docs/competitions/clubcomp_2019_02.html).
28 February 2019
RFC hosted teams from Egham and Morley in a return leg match. The RFC fencers were Steven Bateman, Philippe Barbasiewicz & Ashlee Grainger (RFC A), Lewie Jackson, Eda Onay & Leslie MacDonald (RFC B). The RFC A team made a strong start, winning their first match against Morley B by 45 hits to 27. In their next match against Morley A, they again proved too strong and won 45-31. In their last match of the evening against Egham, the scores were even at 7-all after the first two bouts, but RFC ... [read more]
Our beginners course is open to people of all ages from 9 upwards. It is a structured set of 8 lessons over 8 weeks that will finish with taking the internationally recognised Grade 1 Épée Assessment.
The immediately course specially designed by our international Olympic fencers and runs over 5 weeks. It delivers more advanced techniques ranging from tactics to sports psychology. It will put you in perfect shape for joining the club as a fun member. Training does not finish there, one-to-one training with our dedicated coaches is available.
The club meets twice a week all year round at Blue Coats School in Reading.
Wednesday is the main club night with around 12 pistes for adults and 2 pistes for juniors. One-to-one lessons are available with our dedicated coaches. We are also connected to PBT and other fencing businesses which provided discounted equipment.
Once a month our club runs a competition so you can see how you are improving. The club regularly attends a variety of junior and senior level competitions around the country.
It is no co-incidence that Reading Fencing club is the best in the region. Our club of 100 members is run by ex-international fencers of all ages.
"Fencing is an excellent sport to improve lower body strength and speed, as well as hand-eye coordination, Fencing also develops agility and flexibility and is probably most similar to many of the martial arts in terms of the collection of skills it requires." Jason Rogers, Olympic Silver Medalist