FENCING

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)

 

Recent honours?

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.

Join us*


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.

 

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 scadmin@essex.ac.uk    

Training times


PLEASE SEE BELOW THE TRAINING SCEDHULE (TERM TIME ONLY) FOR 2022-23.

club training

tuesday | 8:15-10PM
sports hall

 

All members welcome.

 

club training

friday | 8:15-10pm
Sports hall

All members welcome.

 

Please note, club training times listed above are during University term-time oNLY.

 

 

Club committee

 

...

VALENTIN CALVET


president
...

gianluca marazzi


vice-president
...

tbc


TREASURER
...

tbc


WELFARE OFFICER
...

emma hollemaert


secretary
...

monika grzybek



social secretary
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pemika attachinnapat


covid officer
...

tbc


charity and volunteering officer
...

tbc


social media officer

UPCOMING EVENTS


Key documents


risk assessment