Russell Swords is a Cardiff based fencing club 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...

Instructional Fencing DVDs & Books

Produced in association with Leon Paul, the 'Learn Fencing' range of DVD's and Books are a superb guide to the techniques of modern foil, epee and sabre fencing. The range is completely comprehensive, the beginners' range covering the techniques of all three weapons from simple attacks to advanced counter offensive actions. Whilst teh Advanced Range delves into the tactics, conventions and training methods that are essential for the competitive fencer.

'A superb instructional DVD for both beginners and intermediates' - 5 stars

'A great visual study aid' - 5 stars

'An excellent DVD if you are serious about improving' - 5 stars

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LEARN FENCING - BEGINNER'S DVDs

A Complete guide to the Olympic sport of fencing over three DVD's. Covering everything from simple attacks to successive parries and counter-time. Each technique is broken down into easy to follow steps and a variety of angles, close-ups and slow motion footage is used to emphasise the essential element of each stroke. Shot in high definition and and with each DVD lasting over 90 minutes, this is an indispensable resource for both beginner and intermediate fencers alike.

 

3 DVD Box of Fencing beginners Instructional DVD's by Leon Paul and Russell Swords

£14.90 (single)

£32.00 (complete boxed set)

  • Available at the Cardiff Academy of Fencing on-site shop
  • Buy them online in the UK here
  • Buy them online in the US or worldwide here

 

LEARN FENCING - BEGINNER'S BOOKS

These books provides a superb introduction to the techniques, rules and conventions of modern fencing. Each technique is covered individually with step-by-step guides. Key points and common mistakes are highlighted to give you a great foundation in the sport. Each is packed with over 150 photos and diagrams, plus a wealth of tactical and training advice this is an indispensable guide for anyone new to the sport.

Learn fencing range of books foil epee and sabre

£6.50 (single)

  • Available at the Cardiff Academy of Fencing on-site shop
  • Buy them online in the UK here

 

LEARN FENCING - ADVANCED DVDs

The 'Learn Fencing: Advanced' range of DVDs are designed to develop your skills and knowledge of the sport at a competitive level. These DVDs covers all the elements you will need to achieve in competitive Foil, Epee, orSabre. These include strength and conditioning, advanced techniques, tactics, fight analysis and psychological preparation. Experts in each field give invaluable insights into the key elements that encourage competitive success, whilst a variety of camera angles and slow motion footage, coupled with diagrams and interviews, illustrate each concept clearly. Expand your tactical knowledge, focus your training more productively, sharpen your technical skills and give yourself the edge on your opponents

Advanced Fencing DVDs for competitors in foil epee and sabre

£14.90 (single)

  • Available at the Cardiff Academy of Fencing on-site shop
  • Buy them online in the UK here
  • Buy them online in the US or worldwide here

 

HOT SWEAT & COLD STEEL - The Book of 101 Fencing Cartoons

An amusing satirical exploration of the quirks and eccentricities of our wonderful sport. No-one is safe; coaches, parents, veterans - all prepare to be gently mocked! An unsurprising 101 pages long, this book makes the ideal gift for fencers of any age.

Price - £6.25

  • Available at the Cardiff Academy of Fencing on-site shop
  • Buy it online in the UK here
  • Buy it online in the US or worldwide here

 

SINS OF THE FLECHE - The Book of 102 Fencing Cartoons

The rather amusingly titled sequel to 'Hot Sweat and Cold Steal', Sins of the Fleche covers all new ground in the field of fencing satire. Stuffed with 102 new cartoons lambasting, lampooning and generally poking fun at the quirks and idiosyncrasies of our beautiful sport.

Price - £6.25

  • Available at the Cardiff Academy of Fencing on-site shop
  • Buy it online in the UK here
  • Contact us to purchase from US or elsewhere

 

RUSSELL SWORDS CLUB SUNDRIES


  • Club Socks - £5.00
  • Club Patch - £1.50
  • Club Hoody - £15.00
  • Club T-shirt - £6.00
  • Club Tracksuit - contact us
All are available from the salle's on site shop. Contact us if you have any questions.