Every Home Nation has different rules so please ensure you are following the rules that relate to your Home Nation. Latest Home Nation Status is summarised here. This page specifically refers to the Roadmap that is currently planned in England.
Please note that we are doing our best to respond to the information as it is made available to us and sometimes it may take us a couple of days to get clarity over any information that is released by the government.
BF’s approach will be to provide on this page the latest information that we have, indicating what we know and what we expect. If there are any significant changes we will also release news posts and share these on social media. (Sign up here for our weekly news summary email delivered direct to your inbox.)
Sport England publish regularly updated FAQs here.
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As a reminder in all the below: coaches delivering 1:1 sessions must be on the BF Register and be minimum L2 qualified.
As of the 19th July 2021 Step 4 is as follows:
The published plan states:
The government has set out 6 priority actions for sport providers (clubs and coaches):
We would encourage coaches, parents/guardians and fencers to risk assess all activities before taking part, in consideration of the health of all. Just because the Roadmap permits an activity, this does not mean that it is in all cases appropriate for you, your child or your club and its workforce/volunteers.
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