RFC is one of the biggest fencing clubs in the UK. We have a number of strong fencers but the Club also has a good social atmosphere, perfect for those just wanting a bit of fun and exercise away from the gym.
17 May 2017
Congrat's to Alain Barbasiewicz on being awarded the Epée Club's Boris Berliand Cup last weekend (overall winner of the season). Members of British Fencing may have seen the Epée Clubs articles published in The Sword magazine of late; if you are interesting in supporting the weapon then check out the Club's CIO page here.
12 May 2017
Well done Max Dutton who wins the prize in this months club competition. Full results can be found here.
2 May 2017
The southern Region championships are happening on the 4th of June. This is a friendly local competition happening just down the road. Enter here http://southernfencing.org.uk/contacts/competition-entry-epee-sabre/ .
The Hampshire Open is on the 13th of May and you just have time to enter before the entry fee goes up http://www.southhampshir... [read more]
24 April 2017
New to the sport? Our May beginner course starts on Monday 8 May and we have places available; click here for more information including how to sign up.
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|Normal fencing||Taster Session for 1st Theale and Calcot Cub Scouts||Improver Lesson (1930-2000hrs) alongside free fencing|
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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