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.
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)
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
Essex Blades Gold Standard Club -2018/19, 2019/20
Essex Blades Silver Standard Club - 2017/18, 2020/21
Shortlisted Social Club of the Year-2020/21
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.
To be a part of the club, you need to join up as a member. All of the different club membership options are listed below with a description of what each membership covers.
* Please note that your membership information will be used in conjunction with Essex Sport (University), purely for the purpose of providing access to required facilities and data analysis. Your data will not be shared with anyone else or used for marketing purposes.
By purchasing a membership you are agreeing to the club's code of conduct.
Allows the member to attend Come & Try sessions and Trials, vote in club elections, added to the club mailing list and attend socials.
Includes all benefits of basic membership but also allows you to attend club training sessions, compete in BUCS fixtures and means you are insured against injury whilst at that Fencing Club sessions.
Allows you to attend general club training session (although not team specific ones), vote in elections, added to the club mailing list and means you are insured against injury whilst at that Sports Clubs session.
Please note, as memberships have to be uploaded to the Essex Sport system manually, it may take 3-5 working days before you are able to book onto your session via the Essex Sport app and attend training sessions. Should you have any problems, please email email@example.com
CLUB TRAINING SESSIONS TO BE OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS AS OF 2ND MAY. STUDENTS WILL NEED TO BOOK ON THROUGH THE ESSEX SPORT APP TO SECURE THEIR PLACE AT A SESSION.
tuesday | 8:15-10PM
friday | 8:15-10pm
Please note, club training times listed above are during University term-time oNLY.
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