About The Club

In various guises the GFA has been producing fencers since the 1970's. Many of our fencers have represented both Guernsey and Great Britain at international level.

The club has regular training sessions, catering for fencers of all types.

Meet the coaches



Chris BuxtoN

Chris is the head coach and sabre coach at the Guernsey Fencing Academy. He joined the club in 2015 after having spent 7 years coaching at Truro Fencing Club. During his tenure there he coached both the Cadet and Junior Great Britain teams. Prior to his coaching career he competed for Great Britain himself from 1995 until 2011.


Alex Doherty

Alex is the foil coach at the Guernsey Fencing Academy. He began fencing locally and, after earning his coaching diploma in Budapest now coaches at the academy. He is a Guernsey international, having competed for Guernsey at the 2015 Junior Commonwealth Games in Cape Town.