I Want to Learn Fencing

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 55 People

    I Really Want To Learn

    Couple of years ago I went to see Fencing Championship with a friend and just fell in love with this sport, Sabre in particular, as its the most dynamic and breathtaking! I've been to lots of fencing competitions and championships since then, and love this sport more and more...
    SunnySmile SunnySmile
    31-35, F
    May 30, 2010

    Go For It, You Won't Be Sorry.

     I fenced for many years and it's a great sport and relatively inexpensive to get into. Your best bet is to try looking at local colleges, often they will have fencing clubs and allow members of the public to join. Anyone with a fencing team may be willing to let you in. I...
    WinslowLeach WinslowLeach
    31-35, M
    Sep 1, 2009

    I Love It

    there is just something about a blade on blade thing thats awesome
    wotaloser wotaloser
    36-40, M
    Aug 15, 2011

    I want to learn how to fence

    so badly. My desire to learn started in high school when I watched Kenneth Brannagh in a version of hamlet (made in 1996). At the time, I was so busy with extracurricular activities, sports and classes, I never had the time or finances to learn. Now, since I have more time, I...
    emanmase emanmase
    31-35, M
    Dec 9, 2013
    guitarloverTT3 guitarloverTT3
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 26, 2014

    What Sword Would I Chose One I Learned!

    I want to learn the art of fencing or swordplay.I know some basics but I need to be taught by someone who knows the art well.But one I became proficent what sword would I use.A raipier is too flimsy but very quick.A big German ziewiegler is fearsome but to clumsy.A Scots Claymore...
    irishknight1973 irishknight1973
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 18, 2008

    Maybe Someday..maybe Not

    I'm interested in the sport and have been since I was a teenager. It's not very "lady like".... perhaps someday I'll learn...but I not holding my breathe...lol Maybe I'll just be a cheerleader...lol,lol
    lilyofthenile lilyofthenile
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Jun 11, 2008

    I'M Small, But No Less A Warrior.

    I don't think I have the patience for foil or epee, but sabre - that is where all the fun is. I've never been good at making decisions, but sabre forces you. You can't hesitate, you can't change your mind halfway through, because that is how you lose - and if it were a real...
    majicle majicle
    22-25, F
    Apr 14, 2013
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