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.


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  Alternatively please call Mike or Joan on 07973 632831

Pictures of our last beginners Course


Our last Beginners Course

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


Level II Candidates

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