About Us

The club is friendly and supportive of its membership. Our Coaches will teach you how to fence, to get the best out of the this modern sport,  whether it be for fencing for fitness and fun, or for serious fencers striving towards sporting excellence.There is an active Youth League for children and teenagers in Yorkshire from the Under10’s to the Under 14’s which gives them a taste of fencing in competitions.

This can be a sport for all the family and everyone is welcome.
The Club provides weapons and protective clothing. To join us, wear comfortable long trousers, T-shirt, trainers and bring a bottle of water.

The New Fencer – What to expect

Cost £20. This includes loan of fencing equipment, 4 weeks of fencing and Instruction.

The new fencer should arrive at the venue, wearing comfortable clothing, including long trousers, to enable the taking part in a sporting activity. Bring a bottle of water. The sessions are 2 hours, 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm is class work with an Instructor, after a short break fencers further training is available either class work, individual one to one, or the opportunity and develop skills in friendly bouts with fellow fencers until 8.30 pm. Younger Fencers can leave at 7.30 pm, or remain later at their Guardian’s discretion.

After being introduced to the Instructors, and signing the Club registration form, the Student will be given Personal Safety Documents, including a British Fencing Registration Form to cover Insurance (90 day FREE membership). The New Fencer will then be equiped with Club Fencing Kit for the evening.

There follows a safety brief, an Instructor will introduce the student to basic sword fencing moves, as part of a 4 week introductory course. In the first session, depending on the students’ progress, there may be the opportunity of a supervised fencing bout with fellow students. All Fencers must have British Fencing Insurance, details on their website (https://www.britishfencing.com/additional-membership-information/)

For students progressing beyond the Introductory course, Doncaster Fencing Club runs further training sessions for all participants.

The Club runs 2 sessions, 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm is class work with an Instructor, From 7.30 pm the session is mostly for the older fencer,  when covid rules permit. This can be class work, one to one, or the opportunity and develop skills in friendly bouts with fellow fencers until 8.30 pm. Younger Fencers can leave at 7.30 pm, or remain later at their Guardian’s discretion.

Doncaster Fencing Club has vacancies in all age groups; the club is very friendly – book with us now, or alternatively, just turn up and try out something new!

The Club is currently restricted due to the current COVID rules, and may not be able to accept new fencers immediately.

Details

The Club meets on a Thursday evening 6.30pm to 8.30pm at The New College, Hurst Lane, Auckley, Doncaster DN9 3HG

Cost £5 per night to Club members

We have coaches that have expertise in Epee, Foil, and Sabre fencing to level 3 standard.

OUR COACHES

Nick Wynn

Ian Law

Sal Lack

 

OUR COMMITTEE

Chairman                            Nick Wynn
Secretary                             Sal Lack
Treasurer                            David Wynn
Safeguarding Officer        Mark Atkins
Covid Officer                      Sal Lack