05/07/2024- Coaching


Register today for the upcoming introductory coaching course organised in the West Midlands. 

A new Introduction to Coaching Fencing (ITCF) course in Rugby is scheduled for the weekend of the 23rd – 24th of November 2024, with BF Coach Developer Peter Russell.


This course will be offered in the full face-to-face format. Candidates will get 16 hours of lessons from the Coach Developer and should complete a few hours of self-study ahead of the first session. Full instructions will be sent to candidates as soon as their place is secured upon payment of the booking fee.

Who is this course for?

Candidates from clubs and organisations with fencing experience who are confident with fencing actions. The course is suitable for aspiring coaches who will deliver group sessions and orientate beginners.

Pre-requisites to attend the course

  • 18+ years old (16 & 17-year-olds are also welcome, based on a suitable reference from their club).
  • Experience in fencing (ideally beyond 12 months) or a Core Coach qualification.
  • Hold a valid British Fencing membership.

Click here to find the course syllabus.

What comes next 

After completing the ITCF course, successful participants will need to meet several requirements to become a registered coach and appear on the Coach Search tool. Only insured coaches appear on the online tool. Find more information here.


Other coaching courses currently open for bookings can be found on the Upcoming Courses page. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]


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