Adult Beginners - Our Next Course

Additional Information

We are unsure when our next adult beginner course will commence, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. The Sports & Fitness Centre is expected to reopen on the 1st June, when the situation will be reviewed.


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Birmingham Fencing Club run regular Beginners Courses throughout the year.  The next Foil course  date will be announced soon.  

The duration of the course is 6 weeks - every Tuesday 7pm-8pm, 

The Venue is - The University of Birmingham Sports & Fitness , Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TU.  


The cost of the course is £75 and is open to those aged 14+ and adults.   The cost includes a certificate and badge for Grade 1 Foil. 3rd Party Fencing insurance is provided through British Fencing which lasts for 90 days.  


It is anticipated that everyone completing the course will reach Grade 1 .  


All necessary fencing kit is provided, but you should wear loose fitting clothing (no shorts please), and non-marking training shoes.  You should also bring something to drink.


To apply, download the application form from our documents, and send your completed form to mikejoanfencing@hotmail.com.  Alternatively please call Mike or Joan on 07973 632831

Pictures of our last beginners Course

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Our last Beginners Course

Some of the people with their certificates & badges, who successfully completed our last Level 1  Beginners Course, October 2019

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Level II Candidates

Successful club members who have now achieved their Level II Foil Proficiency Certificate