International Team Manager Training

Page updated 5th of February 2024

International Team Manager Training is BF’s new welfare course designed to build on the experiences and knowledge of a domestic or club level Team Manager in preparation for taking fencers to international camps or competitions. It is interactive with group work and activities.

Who is the course for

Mandatory for GBR Performance Team Managers

Home Country or club Team Managers taking groups abroad.

Club Team Managers who are working with development or performance athletes domestically.

This course aims to:

  • Describe and discuss the roles and responsibilities of a BF Performance Team Manager (PTM) when taking fencing groups or squads to international camps or competitions
  • By building on previous experience enable the implementation and use of risk assessments for unknown international events
  • Build confidence  in planning and managing an international event including squad and officials, plus external groups.
  • Be able to complete an international event PTM report.

Sign-up Requirements

  • Must hold valid British Fencing membership
  • Must hold a valid TM Domestic qualification

Registration requirements:

  • 18 years of age and above
  • Must hold valid British Fencing membership
  • Must hold a valid TM Domestic qualification
  • Must have an enhanced DBS (or home nation equivalent)
  • Must hold a valid UK Coaching SPC certificate

Other Information

Course Duration: 3 hrs
Delivery: Face to face
Misc: British Fencing specific training with a “take home” resource pack
Cost: £ currently free of charge

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