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The Custodians Fencing Club

The Custodians Fencing Club was formed in 1994 and is still based at the Castle Sports Complex Spalding. We are a small friendly social club that prides itself on the ethics of fair play and respect for opponents. Its policy is to run the club at a minimum and competitive price so that no one should feel excluded by cost.

The club is ran by volunteers, with all funds being ploughed back into buying equipment for use of all its members. The Club is open to members from 8 years of age upwards. Beginners are welcome. Fencing is a sport that anyone can try. You are not put into weight categories. With a sword in your hand you will be on equal terms with the next person. Fencing is a sport of skill, grace and technique. It will keep you fit both physically and mentally.

Most of all - its FUN.

  1. The Custodians Fencing Club meets most Friday evening at the Castle Sports Complex in Spalding
  2. Juniors - 7.00pm - 8.30pm
  3. Cadets and Adults - 8.30pm - 10.30 pm.

All the *fencing equipment is provided. (* Joining Fee Required). To register your initial interest please contact via email: BlademasterGBR@aol.com and I will be pleased to answerer any queries.

Members

Here is the ultimate accolade, A club nick name. These are some of the members nick names past and present:

  • Blademaster
  • The Baron
  • Dark Lord
  • Zippy
  • Double Hit
  • Haystacks
  • Combat
  • Cheap Shot
  • Shredder
  • Rowdy
  • Asbo
  • Two Swords
  • Shadow
  • Braveheart
  • Sledgehammer
  • Mad Dog
  • Tangle
  • Too Tall
  • Nine Lives
  • Vlad ( The Impala )

About Fencing

Fencing is a sport of skill, grace and technique. It will keep you fit both physically and mentally. Most importantly it is great fun for beginners and the experienced alike. The are three forms of fencing, Foil, Épée and Sabre each with their own type of weapon and rules. equipment for all members to use

Custodians Fencing Club Coach

Fencing takes place on a piste. Opponents face one another and can move up and down the piste and are free to use the whole of the piste's area

Custodians Fencing Club Coach

The below shows the main stances "Guards" a fencer uses. The blade is posistioned to defend 1/4 of the target area. The feet are posistion to give the best balance on the piste

Custodians Fencing Club Coach

The following will cover types of fencing and equipment used.

About the Club

Custodians Fencing Club Coach The Custodians Fencing Club was formed in 1994 by coach Andie Bayston and is still based at the Castle Sports Complex in Spalding. We are a small friendly social club that prides itself on the ethics of fair play and respect for opponents. Its policy is to run the club at a minimum and competitive price so that no one should feel excluded by cost. We are ran by volunteers with funds being ploughed back into the club to buy equipment for all members to use