Safety Guidelines

The following guidelines are provided by the British Fencing to ensure the safety of all fencers. Along with the BF Safety Guidelines, this section includes updates on equipment and any general travel advice affecting fencers competing abroad. For athletes representing GBR please visit the GBR Policies page for specific guidelines affecting GBR teams.

Safety Guidelines 20th Edition, Board Approved March 2023

Guidelines on safety in fencing for fencers, coaches, referees, clubs and competition organisers

Guidance on mask safety – 17.07.17

Concussion Guidelines – 05.01.2024

Accident and ‘near misses’ reporting form.

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