Whitchurch Fencing Club


Lyndon Martin (Senior Coach)
Lyndon is a qualified BFA-registered three-weapon coach (épée, foil and sabre), a former Welsh Senior International fencer, a Commonwealth medallist and a former Welsh Epée Champion.  He has been fencing for 55 years, and has over 30 years of coaching experience.   In recognition of his services to Fencing, Lyndon was made an Honorary Life Member of Welsh Fencing in 2020.

Michael Clemitson (also Club Secretary)
Michael is a qualified BFA-registered coach, a qualified BFA-registered épée referee, and a qualified armourer (Journeyman Armourer).  He has over 20 years’ coaching experience.

Steven Poyser
Steve began fencing in 1960s.  He is a qualified BFA-registered two-weapon coach (épée and foil), and a qualified BFA-registered épée referee.  

Please note : all our coaches have been DBS-checked, and are qualified in First Aid.


Beginners’ Courses
The club runs beginners’ courses several times a year, though individuals who wish to learn outside the designated courses should contact the club, as they can probably be accommodated individually.

Individual lessons
We offer individual lessons for improvers, intermediate and competitive fencers.

Footwork Classes
Group footwork sessions are often conducted during each fencing evening.

Whatever your ability, our coaches will be able to assist you.

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