Beginners Page

The next beginners courses will start in January

The Junior course will run between 6 and 7 pm

The Senior course will run between 8 and 9.15pm

Bookings are now being taken.

All courses will run for 6 weeks. The cost of the Junior course is £35 and £45* for the Senior Course. The Fee includes equipment hire ( Foil, Mask, Glove & Jacket) and instruction. The course cost also includes membership of Cotswold Fencing Club for the remainder of the calender year.

*Note due to the slightly longer Senior course the cost of the course is £45 .
The Junior course is £35.

£10 Deposit is required to book a place on the course.                     

Bookings are now being taken for both the Senior and Junior Courses which start in April 2015. The course covers basic fencing skills : simple attacks, defense, terminology, fencing safely, introduction to competition fencing, and leads to a British Fencing Level 1 Foil Award.   

Photos from the last week of the January 2015 Adult Beginners Course

The general format of the lessons being about 10 mins footwork, 30 mins group instruction, and 5-10 mins supervised fencing. (The rest of the time putting equipment on/off)   You will need to wear training shoes, jogging bottoms (or similar) & T-shirt. A drink may be advisable (water or sports drink).   

Juniors age 8 to 15 between 6.00 and 7.00 pm 

Seniors age 16 and over, between 8.00 and 9.15 pm


To reserve your place on the next beginners course

contact Kevin Nelson by e-mailing