The Confrérie de Saint-Michel is a fencing club located in Ghent, Belgium. It is the oldest existing fencing club in the world, having been founded in 1613. The club is named after Saint Michael, the patron saint of fencing.

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The Confrérie de Saint-Michel offers classes in all three weapons of modern fencing: foil, épée, and sabre. The club also offers a variety of other activities, such as tournaments, demonstrations, and historical fencing.

The Confrérie de Saint-Michel is a member of the Belgian Fencing Federation and the International Fencing Federation. The club has produced a number of world-class fencers, including Seppe Van Holsbeke, who won a bronze medal in the sabre event at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

The Confrérie de Saint-Michel is located at the Gravensteen, a medieval castle in Ghent. The club’s headquarters are located in the castle’s dungeon.

The Confrérie de Saint-Michel is a historic and prestigious fencing club. It is a great place to learn about fencing and to compete at a high level.