It is important that fencing equipment is bought from reputable suppliers for very good safety reasons. There is a lot of out of date ‘heritage’ equipment on ebay and similar sites and regulations vary with age and the level of competition, so always ask for advice from Linda before buying anything.
There are others but these have a good rep with fencers and parents!.
They make excellent birthday and Christmas gifts! Some suppliers sell gift vouchers which is great for relatives to contribute smaller amounts.
Leon Paul London Probably the No1 supplier in UK and US.
PBT-UK Good prices for those starting out or on a budget. Ideal for growing youngsters
Allstar UK Probably number 2. German company. Very popular on the continent. Not cheap but the weapons are popular for their robustness.
BladesBrand Has a strong relationship with Allstar and often sell Allstar kit cheaper!
Swordpricefighters You should only buy new kit from their website and not secondhand We recommend these for very young, fast growing fencers only.