Leon Paul and Allstar are the two biggest suppliers of fencing equipment in the UK, however in recent years a number of other suppliers have started. You can talk to the club armourer Mike, the coaches or other, experienced fencers about the pros and cons of the various suppliers.
Fencers who are 40 years old or over qualify for veterans’ fencing. The BVF organize their own individual and team competitions.
Information and Clubs
Quarte Riposte – some useful articles on foil fencing, including priority for newbies, separating attacks and practising refereeing
British Fencing Association
Bath Sword Club
Bristol Fencing Club
Swindon Fencing Facebook group