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Mount St Mary’s Fencing Club

Mount St Mary’s Fencing Club is based in the fencing salle at Mount St Mary’s College. The club runs from 7:00pm to 10:00pm on Monday nights. This club is run in association with Sheffield Buccaneers Fencing Club and is underfooter-logo the direction of the coach Adam Blight. Training and coaching in foil, epee and sabre is provided. The club is open to anyone, both adults and children with a minimum age of 9. The club has permanently marked out fencing pistes and a full range of electric and non electric equipment is available.

The fee for attending the club is £6.00 per session, pupils of Mount St Mary’s College can have this added to their school bill if they wish.

Mount St Mary’s College offers fencing to pupils as a P.E. option on Mondays and Wednesdays and as an after school club on Wednesdays. This club on Monday nights offers the opportunity for pupils from the school to develop their capabilities to a more advanced level and to train with other fencers from outside the school.

Sheffield Buccaneers Fencing Club is a well established club started in 1994 by the coach Adam Blight and over the years fencers from this club have won many national championships at all ages from Under 10s to Senior level, competed extensively internationally in many events including World Championships and the 2012 Olympics. Sheffield Buccaneers provides support with the provision of equipment and other matters. For more information on Sheffield Buccaneers Fencing Club, go to Sheffield Buccaneers Fencing Club

Beginners Course

Our next beginners course will start on Monday 21st January 2018 This takes place alongside the regular fencing club.  The group sessions cover the range of techniques and skills involved in fencing with the foil following a 6 week program .  The cost for the course will be £60.00 (cheques payable to ‘Sheffield Fencing Development Fund’).  Those taking part should wear tracksuit bottoms and trainers, all other equipment will be provided.  Get the application form from here – Mount St Mary’s Beginners Course .  Contact Adam Blight for more details.

Directions for Mount St Mary’s College Fencing Salle
The address is – Mount St Mary’s College, Spinkhill, Sheffield S21 3YL. For more details about the college, go to Mount St Mary’s College

The college is a short distance from junction 30 of the M1, from the junction and heading west towards Sheffield, take the turning on the right, continue on and the college is on the left. From the cMSM map-5ar park, walk around with the school buildings on your left and past the barrier to the footpath.  Follow the signs for Nuffield Health Centre and to the right of the Nuffield entrance is a blue ‘fire exit’ door, go through the door and up the stairs, at the very top of these stairs is the door to the fencing salle.

For more information
contact Adam Blight on 07761 284378 or email –

Some Useful Documents about the Club

Mount St Mary’s College – Map-1If you want a comprehensive map to find the venue you can print this out.

Mount St Mary’s Fencing Club-1 – An information handout for those not familiar with Mount St Mary’s College.

Mount St Mary’s Fencing Club-2 – An information handout for pupils of Mount St Mary’s.

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