Vale Millennium Fencing Club is currently closed and will re-open in line with advice from the Welsh Government as Wales will be in a Tier 4 Lockdown from 28th December.
Please follow the links to the Welsh Fencing Home Nation Governing Body website and British Fencing Nationa Governing Body websites for updates on changes to regulations and guidelines for returning to fencing activities during Covid.
PLEASE NOTE that Welsh Government and Welsh Fencing guidance supercedes that of British Fencing.
Currently (as of 6.12.20) Wales DOES NOT allow sparring or group/individual lessons to take place.
For more information on how to start fencing during this time please contact:
Matt Russell email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lyn Robinson email: email@example.com
As we make our return to fencing Vale Millennium fencing club is committed to implementing and following the Guidance of the National and Regional Governing bodies British and Welsh Fencing to ensure a safe return to our sport.
All fencers are reminded to follow the new social distancing and sanitisation measures.
Vale fencing club runs throughout the year with the exception of Christmas and New Year.
Studio 2: Saturday morning Sessions during Covid:
09.15-10.15am: Beginner and Novice "Pod 1"
10.30 am to 11.30 "Pod 2" Novice fencers
11.45-12.45 "Pod 3" Intermediate/Experienced/Competitive children & Adults.
13.00 -14.00 "Pod 4"
Intermediate/experienced/Competitive children & Adults. This session may not always run.
Structure for session is flexible and tailored to the abilities of participants.
Sessions are centered around family groups/pods.
Sparring, group and individual lessons are NOT permitted in Wales.
Structure of sessions: All activities are socially distanced.
Strength & conditioning
High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)
Lunge/Hit pad work.
Use of equipment to focus on hand - eye co-ordination.
Sparring is allowed between members of the same family.
Working on specific aspects of the British Fencing and British Academy of Fencing (BAF) profiency awards in a socially distanced manner.