British Fencing Membership

All fencers at Cocks Moors Woods Fencing Club are required to become members of British Fencing for insurance and administrative purposes.

There are five levels of membership available, depending on your fencing needs.  Full details and instruction on becoming a member are on the British Fencing website.

Membership Categories

Introduction –  For brand new people starting, or who have recently started beginner’s courses, at registered fencing clubs across the UK. This is FREE for the first 90 days, then an upgrade will be required. More details here.

Starter – For newcomers to the sport, irrespective of whether they ultimately intend to compete or simply just enjoy a recreational form of fencing.  Renewals: Plastic – unlimited renewals.  Metal – U18: 2 years (one renewal), 18+: 1 year (no renewal).

Recreational – For people who want to fence in a club, participate in inter-club matches, but do not want to compete in conventional fencing competitions. Also for Coaches who do not participate in any form of inter-club matches or conventional fencing competitions. Renewals: unlimited.

Compete – For people that want to compete. Renewals: unlimited.

Support – For volunteers, fans, supporters and parents. Renewals: unlimited.

British Fencing Membership Categories


Discounts are available for starters and on renewals, further information is available here.

A summary of the insurance cover is available here.

British Fencing