Vale Millennium Fencing Club Cleffyd Bro Morgannwg Mileniwm
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Meet our Team of unpaid Volunteers.

Vale Millennium Fencing Club Coaches, Welfare & Safeguarding Officers and Covid Officers are all unpaid volunteers who are members of British & Welsh Fencing, they have current Enhanced DBS checks, First Aid certificates, Sports Wales Safeguarding & Protecting certificates, Time to Listen and Welfare officer training and are on the current accreditated British Fencing Coaches, Welfare Officers, Team Manager, Covid Officer, referees registers. To view the registers please visit:


Richard Carbis
Safeguarding & Welfare Officer
Accredited BF Welfare Officer.
Fluent Welsh Speaker.
Richard can be contacted to answer any questions that are related to Welfare issues or concerns.
Lynne Schoen
Safeguarding & Welfare Officer
Accredited BF Welfare Officer.
Lynne can be contacted on any issue for advice on Welfare related issues or concerns.
Saskia Blair
Physio/First Aider
Saskia is a fully accredited physiotherapist and First Aider.

Saskia is an active competitive fencer and member of the Welsh Veteran International Women's Epee Squad.
Lyn Robinson
Coach & COVID officer
Accredited BF Foil/Epee coach.
BAF member
3 weapon BF Referee & Referee assessor
BF GBR/ADP/DiSE Lead Performance Team manager.
Chairman of Welsh Veterans Fencing, membr of the Welsh Veteran International foil & sabre squads. British Veteran World Championship sabreur.
Matt Russell
Coach & COVID Officer
Accredited BF Sabre Coach
Qualified Epee and Sabre referee
BF/WF Team Manager.
Welsh Fencing (Home Nations) Chairman.
John Rees
Accredited BF Epee coach.
Lead Performance British Fencing GBR Cadet/Junior/Senior Squad Coach.
Welsh Fencing Commonwealth Fencing Epee coach
Owain Carbis
Owain is the designated Welsh language coach for the Vale fencing club.
A competitive Vale fencer and former Welsh Squad member.
Accredited BF Epee coach.
Qualified BF foil and epee referee.
Dan Schoen
Dan is a long time competitive fencer.
Accredited BF Epee Coach.
Member of Aberystwyth Fencing Team.
Welsh speaker.
Qualified foil and epee referee.
Former Welsh Squad member.


Vale Fencing Club


The Vale Resort,

Hensol Park, Hensol.

Vale of Glamorgan.

CF72 8JY


Prior Booking is essential via Matt or Lyn at uk

Want to become a member?

Contact: email

Lyn Robinson at

Matt Russell at

or come for a "taster Session" this os only available on a Saturday morning from 0930-10.30am and pre-booking is essential with Lyn or Matt.

Club Commitee

Chair: Lyn Robinson

Vice Chair & Secretary: Matt Russell

Treasurer/First Aid & Club Physio: Saskia Blair

Welfare Officers: Lynne Schoen & Richard Carbis


Training Times: Saturday: Please refer to Covid Information page at this time. 


Cadets/Juniors interested in registering an interest to fence for Wales at the forthcoming Cadet/Junior CFF Commonwealth Fencing Championships to be held in Raipur, India during the August/Sept 2021 please visit the Welsh Fencing website to view the criteria and find out how to send an expression of interest in the selection day.

Kit Suppliers

Allstar-Uhlmann at

PBT at

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Swordpricefighters at


Bladesbrand at


The Fencing Shop at


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