The Britsh Fencing Association’s Achievement Award Scheme has grading in all three weapons: foil, epée and sabre.

Nine awards for each weapon provide incentive for the progressive learning of fencing skills and theory. The skills required for each award are illustrated on colour-coded wall posters and fencers of all ages can monitor their progress by receiving tracksuit badges and certificates.

Fencers who wish to progress beyond Grade 3 at any weapon must be individual members of the BFA.

Who can issue awards?

  • Club Leaders may award Grade 1 Foil
  • Club Coaches may award up to Grade 3 at the weapons for which they are qualified
  • County Coaches may award up to Grade 6 at their weapons
  • Regional and Senior coaches may award Grades 1-9 at their weapons
  • Awards may be adapted for disabled fencers

BFA Achievement Awards are recognised by other organisations and can be included in Duke of Edinburgh Awards, requirements for the Stunt Register, Scouts and Guides Associations awards etc.

Visit the BFA, and search for “achievement awards”.

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Covid-19 – Club suspended

Covid-19 Update: Cancellation of club nights

The UK government has advised that everyone in the UK should now avoid “non-essential” travel and contact, including going to sporting events.

Therefore the committee has decided to suspend the Thursday session until further notice.

As the outbreak of Covid-19 develops, we will provide an update by 15th April.

The committee has also decided to cancel the remaining Monday sessions (due to run until 6th April)

March 17th, 2020

Next Adult Beginners Course

Looking for a last minute present?

Want to get fit after Christmas?


Our next beginners course will start on Thursday 16th January.

Contact Paul on paul@hardens.me.uk

December 23rd, 2019

Subscriptions for 2019-2020

There are 2 options for membership this year: 

1: Thursdays only 

OR

2: Mondays and Thursdays

Mondays’ will be 1930 to 2130 in Wasps.

Mondays’ session will be for 25 weeks: 23rd September to 9th December and 13th of January to 6th April.

(Thursdays’ will be on all year as current)

For Thursdays only:

Adults: £400

Students/U18’s: £250

Summer only Students: £125

For Mondays and Thursdays:

Adults: £650

Students/U18’s: £425

September 14th, 2019

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