Nottingham City Fencing Club

New members are always welcome at Nottingham City whether they are experienced fencers looking for more training or complete beginners taking their first steps in the sport.

Nottingham City Fencing Club welcomes new members from all backgrounds, both male and female from the age of 12 to 90.

Nottingham City Fencing Club Beginners Courses

  • VENUE: Rushcliffe Arena
  • WHEN:      
    • TBC
  • LENGTH: All courses run for 6 weeks
  • TIME: 20:00 to 22.00


 At Present We have No  Beginners Courses running.

Please check back as this may Change.

Courses for beginners run over 6 weeks based on attendances(so you can miss a week if you cant make it) and costs 50 per person payable at the start of the course. The course includes one years social membership of the British Fencing Association, the loan of equipment for the duration of the course, both group and individual coaching and culminates in the awarding of British Fencings Grade 1 Foil Certification.

The British Fencing Association Grades

The British Fencing Association grades run from 1 to 9 in all three weapons. Click one of the links below to view or download the syllabus for each weapon:

View grade sheet Download (Pdf)
Foil Foil
Sabre Sabre
Epee Epee

Experienced Fencers

All fencers wishing to visit Nottingham City Fencing Club must have current British Fencing Membership. The club offers new members coaching in all three weapons at both steam and electric. We have three electric pistes running for fencers looking for match practice.

All visiting fencers are expected to comply with current equipment rules.