Beginners Page

The next beginners courses will start Wednesday 23rd January 2019

There will be two junior courses

The first will run from 6 to 7pm and is for those between 8 and 10 years old.

The second is between 7 and 8 pm for those juniors aged 10 to 14 years old

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 10 between 6.00 and 7.00 pm 
Juniors age 10 to 14 between 7.00 and 8.00pm

Seniors age 15 and over, between 8.00 and 9.15 pm


To reserve your place on the next beginners course

contact Kevin Nelson by e-mailing