October 8, 2019

Ziemek's second book is out now!  This is Fencing! Advanced Training and Performance Principles for Foil can be purchased directly from Ziemek or through Amazon - details below.  

'This is fencing!' is a rally call heard in training centres around the country....

June 18, 2019

Eighteen ZFW warriors headed to the Hertfordshire Sports Village in Hatfield to do battle at the 2019 EYCs.  There were some fantastic performances and four medals were brought home.  Particular congratulations to David Sosnov (Gold, u13), Eugenie Raimbault (Silver, u1...

May 7, 2019

Another fantastic weekend of fencing for ZFW at the British Youth Championships in Sheffield.  Massive congratulations to our new Champions Amelie Tsang (U14) and Dario Stenbeck-Schiavo (U16).  Other great results include: David Sosnov (silver in U14, but had to withdr...

January 28, 2019

Celebrating his ninth World Cup victory - as Richard Kruse did at the Prince Takamado World Cup in Tokyo over the weekend - is a really big deal.  Make no mistake ... he had to beat USA favourite Race Imboden in the final, after seeing off the current Olympic...

January 6, 2019

Over the last quarter of 2018, ZFW produced some remarkable performances and notable successes.  

As well as Richard Kruse being crowned 'Lion of Bonn' in November (see article here) and no less than 11 club fencers being asked to represent England at U13 and U15 l...

December 9, 2018

Congratulations to all the ZFW fencers selected to represent England at two of the international competitions in early 2019! We are so proud of you and keep up the good work - good luck in Paris and Wroclaw!

Paris CEP Marathon
U17 Boys
Cameron Evans
Dylan Daniel

December 9, 2018

Bravissimo to Richard Kruse for a phenomenal performance in the "Lion of Bonn" World Cup with 237 of the top fencers from all over the World!

This is Richard's 8th victory in the senior world cups and grand prix series! 

Richard's run in to the final was:

Quarter final -...

July 24, 2018

Football had been waiting 52 years to bring the World Cup home.  It's still waiting.

British Fencing had been waiting even longer to bring home a World Cup medal.  It has to wait no longer.

After yet another world-class performance from Richard Kruse, the British No. 1 w...

June 18, 2018


ZFW had more success at this year's English Youth Championship, held at the Hertfordshire Sports Village in Hatfield in June.

Once again, a big WELL DONE to ALL 27 our warriors who participated.  Bravo to all for your EFFORT & HARD WORK - keep it up!

The link to f...

May 22, 2018

A month after winning his sixth British Championship, Richard Kruse achieved the remarkable feat of winning the Shanghai Grand Prix for the second year in a row. 

In an incredibly tough tournament with all the world's top fencers competing, Richard saw off Italian great...

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