Our Spartan group for 5-7 year old boys and girls is the perfect way to introduce your child to fencing in a fun, safe environment. As a member of Salle Paul’s Spartans, your child will learn to fence using specially designed light-weight plastic foils, bibs and masks approved by British Fencing.

Salle Paul uses the British Fencing MiniSWORD programme which focuses on the FUNdamentals of physical development alongside real fencing skills for young children.

Spartans work through the three levels of the MiniSWORD Achievement Awards: Co-ordination (Green Award); Balance (Blue Award) and Agility (Yellow Award). Certificates and achievement badges provided.


When are the Spartan sessions for 5-7 years old ?

Session times for Spartans are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5.30-6.30PM. Please aim to arrive a few minutes early, ready to start at 5.30PM.

What to wear ?

Children should wear long track bottoms, a long-sleeved t-shirt and indoor trainers (clean and dry). All other kit and tuition is provided.

What are the costs ?

The Spartan membership is £48 per month per fencer for one weekly session of 60 minutes.  A discount of 10% is available for a second child joining the club.

How to book ?

Courses start termly but bookings can be taken mid-term subject to space. Please email to enquire about spaces and to book a taster session.