hello, we are the essex blades fencing club
A fun, high intensity sport and one of the first to be introduced into the Olympics in which competitors try to score hits on their opponents using swords. A sport encouraging not only physical but also mental development in a close social environment. We have people of all abilities and levels of experience so you will always find someone to learn from as well as people to practise with. We regularly run competitions within training as well as having many teams of various skill levels to represent the university in BUCS competitions.
How many teams do we have?
Men's 1st team (BUCS South East 2B)
Women's 1st team (BUCS South East 2B)
Men's 2nd team (BUCS South East 3A)
Women's 2nd team (BUCS South East 2B)
Essex Blades Silver Standard Club - 2017/18
Essex Blades Gold Standard Club - 2018/19
Women's 1st - BUCS South Eastern 2A Winners - 2018/19
Women's 1st - BUCS South Eastern Conference Cup Winners - 2018/19
Essex Blades Team of the Year Runners-Up - Women's 1st - 2018/19
Do I need anything else before I get involved?
Trainers with good grip, loose & comfortable trousers ideally tracksuit bottoms and a t-shirt plus a spare. All other kit is provided.