Welcome to Edinburgh Fencing Club

We welcome fencers of all ages and abilities, from young beginners to grizzled veterans, and from serious competitors to fun club fencers. 
We have fencers and coaches in all three weapons: foil, épée and sabre, and our members are friendly and sociable.

Want to get started fencing or returning from a long break? Check out our beginners classes!

If you're an experienced fencer, your first session is free, so why not come along and give our club a try? 


2017 Fencing Classes for Beginners

Start fencing this year! Find out more about our beginners' fencing classes at Edinburgh Fencing Club.

Youth Classes

Our youth classes run on Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

Got some experience? drop in and we'll get you started right away, and your first session is free!

If you're just getting started, need a refresher after a break or you're moving from plastic blades to metal, you can joing our new Kids Beginners Course Find out more on our training page.


Adult Classes

Our Christmas adult beginners’ course is running for 8 weeks starting the 11th January and ending 8th March. The course includes a free glove, Scottish Fencing membership and entry into your first competition all worth £120 for only £99. The course will cover fencing basics through structured training, games and matches.  Find out more on our training page.

We provide all the kit you'll need for the course and competitions.

Have any questions or want to sign up? Email Alex now:


Want to know more about the club?
Check out our About page

Club times

Open Sessions

Tuesday 19:00 - 21:45
Thursday 19:00 - 21:45

Footwork is at 19.20 at both sessions, followed by free fencing.
You can also use this time to take a private lesson from one of our coaches.


Cadet beginner and intermediate foil and sabre classes (age 17 and under)

Wednesday 18:00 - 20:00


Kids' Beginner and Intermediate sabre class (ages 10-16)

Thursday 19:00 - 20:30

Find out more about our Children's and cadets' fencing classes


Adult beginner class (age 16+)

Thursday 19:00 - 21:00

Find out more about our Adult beginners' fencing classes



Edinburgh Fencing Club membership is an annual membership that is paid monthly. Alternatively, you can pay a drop-in rate every session

  • Standard rate: £30 per month by standing order
  • Concession rate: £25 per month by standing order (children, students and unwaged)
  • EUFC members rate: £18 per month by standing order (you must be a full member of EUFC to qualify)
  • Drop-in rate: £8 per session

Salle Holyrood club exchange

EFC members can train with Salle Holyrood for free on Mondays. Salle Holyrood members can train with us at EFC for free on Tuesdays.


How fo find us

Edinburgh Fencing Club is based at Thomas of Acquins RC High School in the gym hall.

2-20 Chalmers Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9ES


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