Classes

We offer regular training in several disciplines. We always welcome new faces, whether you’re a complete beginner or an old hand at HEMA. Classes usually begin with a group warm up exercise followed by a session of drill and study, concluding with coached or free sparring for those who have been certified as safe to do so. Please note, for safety and insurance reasons only club members are permitted to spar.

All of our classes are £15 for the full session.

Contact us to discuss coming to your first class

Monday

7pm – 9pm – KPCC

Longsword (in the style of Philippo Vadi), various instructors – Tony Lamb, Dan Powell, Owen Hahn, Jamie MacIver 

8pm – 10pm – KPC 

Smallsword (in the style of Domenico Angelo and P. J. F. Girard), instructed by Mark Rhind
Smallsword has changed location to Kennington Park Centre (KPC)

Wednesday 

7pm – 9pm – KPCC

 Longsword (in the style of Philippo Vadi), various instructors – Tony Lamb, Dan Powell, Owen Hahn, Jamie MacIver 

7pm – 9pm – KPC

Rapier (studying a mix of largely northern Italian style masters such as Agrippa, Giganti, Fabris and Dancie), instructed by Daniel Weir

Thursday 8pm – 10pm – KPCC

Sabre (military sabre, primarily taken from American sources), instructed by Kerri McArthur.

Locations

KPCC – Kennington Park Community Centre, Harleyford St, Oval, London SE11 5SY
Nearest tube: Oval (northern)

KPC – Kennington Park Centre for Smallsword / Rapier

Kit Requirements

For new members:
We have a limited amount of equipment we can lend, so all you need to bring is clothing you can exercise in and a bottle of water. All loaner equipment is cleaned and left for 72hrs between use to prevent Covid transmission. If you have your own fencing equipment, please bring it.

For our current members:
Please bring your own equipment if possible as we are limited in the amount of equipment we can loan.

We can only accept 18+

Please note, very occasionally classes may be cancelled at short notice. Please check our Facebook page for updates.