Upcoming Tournament Schedule:


  • 2nd – 3rd - BRC (Hatfield University) Hertfordshire (Junior u.20)
  • 16th – 17th - BRC at Nottingham University (cadet and junior National Championships)
  • 24th - LPJS Cambridge *
  • 30th Sept – 1st October - BRC "A" at FCL Hertfordshire (cadet)


  • 7th - Newham event 4 *
  • 14th – 15th - EFC Manchester (cadet International selection by BF)
  • 28th – 29th - LEONPAUL U.14 (selection)


  • 11th – 12th - OPEN WELSH (selection)
  • 12th - LPJS Bath *
  • 18th - Newham event 5. *
  • 19th – 20th - BRC "B" at the Leon Paul Fencing Centre (cadet and junior)
  • 26th - LPJS at FCL Hertfordshire *


  • 2nd – 3rd - BRC "A2" (Hatfield University) Hertfordshire (cadet)

January 2024

  • 6th-7th - BRC "B" Manchester (cadet)
  • 13th – 14th - BRC at the Leon Paul Fencing Centre (junior u.20)
  • 28th - REGIONAL Surrey Youth Foil *


  • * Signifies 'suitable for all'
  • BRC means "British Ranking Circuit" for Cadet u.17 or Junior u.20 ranking points only for very strong fencers - minimum 13yrs old.
  • EFC means "European Fencing Confederation Circuit " again for Cadets and Juniors European rankings.



An absolutely splendid result for GB foil, with Amelie winning The WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS... many, many CONGRATULATIONS to her coach Peter and to Ziemek - fantastic!


  • Well done Sasha U.18 and Milly in U.16 for gold, winning London Youth Championships, and Bryn U.16 and Meyra U.14 silver medals.   
  • Internationally, well done in Paris and Poland for England squad fencers, Meyra, Layla, Regina, Milly, and especially Wilfred who was 13th out of 135 at his first international event.
  • Nice medals and placing in LPJS development events - Meyra for a silver and a bronze in U.15 girls, Selin making L8 breakthrough U.11, whilst at Newham, Luna 9/30, Guilly L8.
  • At the Public Schools Fencing Championships (1,600 fencers, the biggest youth event in Europe) WELL DONE Layla 5/89 and Sasha 5/107.



Wonderful news! At the English Youth Championships in June Bryn won a national medal, Layla was a very close 5th out of 30 and Wilfred 5th out of 53.

At the Newham Youth Development Events special congratulations go to Milly for two Bronze medals (one each in the Under 16 & Under 14), to Sasha for winning Gold in the Under 16 mixed and to Wilfred who won the Gold medal - 1st out of 28.


It is brilliant to see so many of our fencers training at camps in the UK (Millfield, Westcountry Swords, LeonPaul Summer), in France (Melun Val de Seine) and in Italy, where 8 of our fencers are training in this last week of August.

There will be an October half term camp at Battersea Bosco (please message Prof on 07768 698 189 if you are interested in a place) and a "by invitation" camp will take place at Easter in Rome (we can only take six fencers in the Under12/13 category).

Camps are simply the best way to grow in our sport, and all who want to compete should do two or three a year...they also happen to be huge fun.



Project28 is the name of our initiative for achieving national junior and senior medals by 2025 and Olympic selections by 2028... We have a stronger than ever before U15 group and I think will surpass our record year of 2018 when we had 12 fencers on ranking lists with 4 in the National Squad for England U13/15. We are on track for at least 4 from the Battersea club being in the top 10 U17 cadets in 2022/23.

MARCH 2022 - Congratulations go to:

  • Newham (February) - u.14 Girls: Bronze medal (3/16) for Millie;
  • London Region Championships - LYC u.18: Gold medal for Ayaan, u.12: Silver medal for Wilfred (2/19);
  • Newham (March) - U.16's: Bronze medal for Sasha and also a Bronze medal for Millie.                    
  •                               - U.12 Boys: Wilfred, a particular well done on your GOLD medal (1/28).   

WELL DONE team, and thank you, parents!



You may like to read about our club in The Sword, British Fencing Magazine in an article entitled 'A Coaching Model for Elite & Community Fencing' on page 16. Read the article HERE.


We say hello to our new training space at The Sports Hall, Battersea which you can watch HERE.


  • Well done Ayaan, aged 16 - 24/81 at the FCL Open (his first senior event); 
  • Well done Milly & Regina on ENGLAND National Squad selections. 


TRAINING AT HOME: Finally, please do look at The Fencing School Facebook page which contains a ‘training at home resource pack’. Just click HERE


DECEMBER 2019 - Congratulations:

WELL DONE to Aleks who made L8 at the recent GB Senior Women's Event.

WELL DONE to Milly, medal winner at Newham and 5th & 6th consecutive placings.

DECEMBER 2018 - Recent Successes:

Congratulations go to:

Senior British Women's Team Championships - Battersea Bronze medal!

Rome EURO Cadet Circuit

Mr Kent travelled as Chef de Mission for Newham fencer Teagan, and after a long day she made 2nd out of 163... it was the best women's foil result in cadet (U.17) in GB history of fencing. USA had strong contingent and no Italians made L8 which is unheard of.  The tournament was very well run, with Mr Kent knowing many of the organisers and Italian coaches.

Congratulations to Milly for medal this spring in U.12's (still one year to go in this category).

Three Short Movies for Parents & Fencers

You may enjoy watching these 3 short movies to help you and the fencers understand our wonderful sport a little more...

Click HERE to watch Sport Kids: The Fencing Champion - Trailer.

Click HERE to watch A Guide to Foil Fencing - Jesse Morris. 

Click HERE to watch Red Bull: The Speed of Fencing.


Back in Time

Ex #TheFencingSchool coach, current senior #GB mens foil team member BEN Peggs and Mark travelled to Italy to prepare him for European Games Baku, where he won Gold medal.. see a great video of the Italian fencers at Frascati where they spent a week together training...

Ben Peggs, Fencing The Fencing School #GBGoldMedal Baku 2015 European Olympic Games #Fencing #EuropeanGamesBaku


A big thank you to Mr Ansari for supporting the community programme.


Huge THANK YOU to Ben Paul of www.LEONPAUL.COM who donated to Battersea Foil two excellent old scoring boxes - still going strong!  #TheFencingSchool



Huge thanks to our sponsors John T and his daughter Sophie ( pictured ) for their kind donation of blades and kit to Battersea Foil. ( John won the Vets World Championship and Sophie fenced for GB at 2012LONDON )


Welcome Back

19yr old Rory is helping at the club and preparing for fencing again. Rory was selected to fence for GB in world cadet champs

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