Cocks Moors Woods Fencing Club trains every Friday, putting the fun into fencing, whilst also looking to support and improve our fencers.

Fencing is:

      • Great Fun!
      • Available to almost all ages
      • Suitable for all abilities; Beginners to Advanced
      • Competitive
      • An Olympic, Paralympic and Modern Pentathlon Sport
      • Available as – Foil, Épée or Sabre
      • An excellent way to keep fit

Our fencing club started in 2010 with sixteen fencers and now we regularly have over thirty fencers each Friday night. We have sixteen sets of electronic scoring equipment, ensuring our fencers get plenty of practice and fights. The fencing club fences throughout the year including holidays. 

We have experienced and qualified coaches covering mainly foil and epee. Fencing is available for those aged 8 to 80+ and beginners to advanced fencers.

We run an annual epee competition in November for juniors and seniors, specifically aimed at fencers new to competition or who have been away for a while and looking to get back into competition again. The senior events are British Fencing ranking events and the U13 and U15 junior events are also England Youth U13 and U15 selection ranking events.

We have an Interclub League Night for foil and epee on the second Friday each month.

If you have never fenced before and would like to start fencing, please either get in touch or pop along to our fencing club to see what’s involved.

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British Fencing
Cocks Moors Woods Fencing Club is a member of
British Fencing number 109708.

Beginners Courses

Fencing for Beginners Course

The cost of the course includes the following:

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What should you wear? 
Participants should wear loose fitting top/’T’ shirt, loose fitting trousers/tracksuit trousers (no shorts or jeans) and indoor training shoes. You should also bring a bottle of water to drink.

What should you achieve? 
It is anticipated that everyone completing the course will reach Foil Grade 1 level or higher. You will also be given introductions to fencing electric and refereeing. Completion of the course and coach assessment will enable fencers to fight safely with other club members.

Courses Start (Max 12 per course)

Date Booked Places Left
9 Sep 2022 6 6
4 Nov 2022 0 12

(Places are booked when an application and full payment has been received on a first come first served basis.)

6.45pm to 8.30pm

Four week course (comprising four consecutive weeks)

8 to 80 years old

£45.00 per fencer

No previous experience is necessary.

British Fencing Membership: You will need to join British Fencing for insurance and administrative purposes… more here.

How to Apply

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NB: Payment cannot be refunded in the event of cancellation or withdrawal from the course at any time.


Cocks Moors Woods Fencing Club Shop

We have put together a small selection of merchandise, which we hope you will enjoy. Please select the items you would like to buy and these will be brought to the club for collection. 

Where items can be bought with a size and colour, some combinations may not be available.  If items are not available in kids sizes, you can use XS or S sizes. Continue reading “Shop”