Russell Swords Ltd provides coaching to Cardiff Academy of Fencing, running classes across the city for both adults and kids, catering for everyone from beginner to international competitor. Come and learn the exciting modern sport of fencing in one of the largest and most successful clubs in Wales! Click below to find out more...

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Upcoming Holiday Courses

Cardiff Academy of Fencing Salle Russell Swords

The course will be at the Cardiff Academy of Fencing


  • Youth Half Term Course (Foil & Sabre) - 19th to 21st Feb 2020
  • Sabre Cadet Intensive Training (invitation only) - 17th to 19th Feb 2020
  • Easter Foil Cadet/Senior Intensive Course (invitation only) - dates TBC


Spaces limited so sign up early using the form at the bottom of the page.

Youth Course Details:

This is a great opportunity for younger fencers (aged 7-13) to have fun and sharpen up their skills. A daily format or games, footwork, strength and conditioning, technical training and free fighting will keep them on their toes! The focus is on both technical development, increased tactical understanding, and physical conditioning through games and activities, all in the comfort of our air-conditioned fencing salle.


  • Dates: see above
  • Times: 10am to 4pm each day
  • Ages: 7 to 13 years
  • Price: just £80
  • Venue: Cardiff Academy of Fencing, Ocean Park, Cardiff CF24 5HF (directions and map here)
  • Food/Drink: Participants need to bring a packed lunch or money for the cafe
  • Equipment: Students taking part must have at least their own breeches, electric weapon & wire
  • Accomodation: For those travelling from further afield there is a Premier Inn adjoining the salle. Details and booking here.

Cadet Course Details
The Cadet courses are invitation only, all information regarding the course will be included in your official invitation. If you'd like to be considered for the course please contact us.

Online Course Registration

To sign up to one of our courses please complete the form below and click 'Buy Now'

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