Historical Fencing or sword fighting is a fascinating hobby which engages the mind as well as the body.
At the Renaissance Sword Club we hold that anyone can fence with a sword, regardless of knowledge or background, and that with practice an individual can defend themselves with a rapier or other sword in an exchange against all types of adversary.
Students learn techniques of the single sword, sword and dagger and sword and cloak. Click here to see an example of a sidesword
Is a slender, civilian weapon popular in Europe from the late sixteenth century until the eighteenth. We follow predominantly Italian Masters, including Hieronyme Cavalcabo and Salvatore Fabris, as well as several French masters such as François Dancie and Charles Besnard.
As with a sidesword, students learn techniques of the single sword, sword and dagger and sword and cloak. Click here to see an example of a rapier.