05/08/2022- Latest News


BF is delighted to welcome our members and wider community to a week packed with learning opportunities.

BF Learning Week 2022 will explore many aspects of our exciting sport with experts in coaching, sports psychology and performance joining guest speakers and the BF team to give insight into our fencing world and its future.

When is BF Learning Week?  August 22-29, 2022

A full timetable will be published week commencing August 8th and will be updated regularly. Please continue to check back to this page for sign up links and information on new sessions.

Where will it take place? Online  – a week of webinars and discussion events. 

The events will take place online as webinars or discussion events. Here is some information to help explain the different types of events:

Live webinars (series or one off):

  • Participants register to the session or series and will then receive a confirmation email with a link to the session when available.
  • During the webinar, the host and speakers discuss the topic on screen.
  • Attendees are not seen on screen.
  • A chat area of the webinar platform is available to participants for discussion.
  • Written questions may also be submitted after the webinar.
  • Live webinars may be recorded and participants will receive a link to the recording so it can be viewed again later.


Zoom Discussion events:

  • Not recorded.
  • These sessions allow participants to join in the conversation and are primarily focused on active discussion.
  • Attendees can be seen on camera if they choose.
  • The host and speakers will facilitate discussion and invite people to speak when appropriate during the session.
  • The chat area is available for written discussion.
  • Zoom links will be sent via email before the session and should not be shared.


Who is presenting? Guest speakers will be announced throughout August. Members of the BF team will also host and present sessions.

BF Learning Week will provide a range of discussions and learning opportunities for people across our community. Coaches, athletes, members, parents, experienced and new fencers, should find something to suit their interests. If you would like to request a session on a specific topic, please contact [email protected]

How do I join in? Sign up by clicking the links for each session (when available). Once registered, you will receive confirmation and a reminder when the event is about to start. Recordings of some sessions will be available to registered participants.

If you would like to suggest a topic for discussion during the week please contact [email protected]

Where is the timetable?

The timetable will be shared on the BF Learning Week page here week commencing August 8th.

Follow #BFLearningWeek on social media and look out for updates, new speakers and event announcements on the BF website.

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