Club Activities & Calendar

On club competition nights there will be no coaching or courses.

Performance Mindset Talk by Eddie Burke - Wednesday 6th June.
The Activity Room - 8pm

Walk At Beacon Hill - Sunday 3rd June.

The Handicap Foil Trophy - Weds 18th July.
Check in 7.30 PROMPT.

AGM - Weds 25th July.
Fencing from 7-8pm. AGM will start straight after.

Kit Audit & Wash - Weds 1st August.
Anyone helping out will fence free for that night.

Summer BBQ - Fri 17th August.
Details to follow.

Nottingham Greyhound Stadium - October.
A fun evening watching the Greyhound racing! Details to follow.

Annual Club Competition
November/December. TBC

Chocolate Santa 1 Hit Epee Competition - Weds 19th Dec.
Check in 7.30 PROMPT.

Annual Dinner & Awards Evening - Fri 11th Jan 2019.

Club Courses
(Courses and lessons are only available to Chilwell Blades' Club Members)

Warm-up & Main Footwork Session. 7.15pm onwards.

The following courses and lessons follow the footwork sessions and finish around 8.30pm.
Beginners Course with David, assisted by Robin
Foil - Silver Course with Malc
Foil - Gold Course with Richard
Epee with Tam
Sabre Wednesdays with Malc. 8pm-9pm. Suitable for Sabreurs who can already fence Sabre at a basic standard upwards.
May 30th, June 27th, July 25th.

Individual lessons Please see coaches individually for a time slot.

What Happens After The Beginners’ Course?
If you wish to continue at the club on completion of the Beginners course, you can join as a full adult or junior member and proceed through your Silver and Gold awards and try other weapons. At this point you will need to start buying your own kit. Kit Buying Guide

Safeguarding Policies, Club Constitution and Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Membermojo Homepage


Chilwell Results
Hand your results into one of the following.
Foil - David
Epee - Marilyn
Sabre - Nickola
Vets - Malc

Local Competitions
East Midlands Region Competition Calendar. Once on the website, click on 'Region' for more information.

National Competitions
British Fencing Competition Calendar

Veteran Competitions (Over 40's)
Veteran Competition Calendar

Competition Funding
Competition funding for Chilwell Blades Members only. PDF


Sabre Training Resources
Set 1
- Technique - Sabre coaching hits to flank
- In Competition - 2018 MS Cancun MEX GP Final OH KOR vs SZILAGYI HUN
- And Finally..... - Intro to modern sabre fencing

Chilwell Pool Sheet

Fencing Articles
Your First Competition
What To Expect At An Open Competition
My First 40 Years By Malc Cawton A must Read! But get a cup of tea & make yourself comfortable!
Experiencing The Europeans By Karen Morral
Friendly Faces Feature By Karen Morral

Fencing Fitness Articles
Fencing & Fitness by Malc Cawton
Muscles, Tendons & Warming Up by Dr Chris Perko
The Role of Acupuncture by Dr Chris Perko