3-weapon fencing in south Nottingham  
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The beginners' course takes 8 weeks. You will be introduced to fencing with a foil (one of three weapons used in modern Olympic fencing). You will learn how to be safe with yourself and others, learn footwork, blade technique, hand / eye and foot co-ordination and some of the rules and regulations of the game. You will improve your reaction times, your mental and physical stamina and firm up tummy and thigh muscles as well as those you sit upon! The course costs £60.00 per person (£45.00 for Juniors) and includes two free sessions of club fencing to make a total of ten weeks to develop your skills.

It doesn't matter how old you are and it doesn't matter how fit you are. The beauty of fencing is that everyone can participate to their own level of satisfaction and ability and still get something out of it.

Instruction is from England Fencing coaches who are members of the British Fencing Association, qualified and insured to teach. Beginners are provided with all of the basic kit required to learn to fence safely. By the end of the 8 weeks you should be at the equivalent standard of British Fencing's Proficiency Grade 1.

If you enjoy the course and wish to continue fencing, then you can join Radcliffe Sword Club. We would be happy to welcome you whether you are interested in taking your skills further to competition at local, regional and national level or just in participating in a weekly social activity in a friendly environment that keeps you fit!

If you do decide to continue after the beginners' course you will probably want to purchase your own kit. There are members at the club who can advise on the best options and can assist in obtaining prices with club discount.

Those who continue and want to learn to fence at sabre and/or epée (the other Olympic fencing weapons) will be able to do so under the instruction of our experienced coaches.

To see fencing in action take a look at the video posts on the Links page

Beginners' Class Dates

We are currently trialling new operating procedures to comply with British Fencing COVID-19 guidance. Details of when we will be able to offer beginners' courses will appear here as soon as possible.

For an outline of the course content click here.

For an enrolment form for either course please click here.

Please note that you must join British Fencing before you join the course. Details of how to apply for free membership can be found here. The Introductory Member category is free for 90 days and will provide insurance cover for the duration of the course.

For more information regarding beginners' courses please click here to send an email, or phone Chris Wood on 07940-651556. For any other queries, please click here.




Wednesday evening at RSC

Beginners Jan 2012