ACADEMY MEMBERSHIPS

The Academy is for Adults and Children and through our performance programme and social environment everyone can discover, develop and enjoy the Olympic Sport of Sword Fighting. The schedule is connected to the membership plans below. When selecting your sessions, choose the sessions that provide the correct weapon and age group. These sessions run 38 weeks of the year and sessions are limted to 20 places

Follow the 4 steps below to complete sign up.

 

STEP 1

What is the right Membership for me or my Fencer?

To choose the correct session you need to consider three things, Weapon, Age, and Fencing Goals.

  1. Weapon: The Academy is a two weapon Club - FOIL and SABRE.

  2. Age: The sessions are split by age.  7-11 Years Old, 12-16 Years Old and Adults for Sabre and U14 and 14 + Years Old for Foil. The sessions clearly state the age category

  3. Fencing Goals: We know there are many reason why people love Fencing. Whether thats as a fun hobby, challenging themselves and improving or as a competitive sport. We have memberships and sessions to meet all those needs.

  • Explorer Membership is the perfect social membership. This offers 1 session a week and and use of equipment. This membership is open to all ages (Youth and Adult) and weapons

  • Development Membership is all about progressing your Fencing Journey and offers 2 sessions a week, use of Fencing equipment and open to all ages

  • Compete Membership this is bespoke youth (U14) competition training for Fencers competing regularly. This is for 3 sessions a week and Fencing equipment can be hired.

  • Performance Membership provides a highly focused training environment for athletes aprising to or competing at international level


We have split the 38 weeks of fees over 12 monthly payments.

 

STEP 2

Which sessions are available for you or your Fencer?

Take a look at the Fencing Schedule below and work out which sessions meet your needs remembering - AGE, WEAPON, and MEMBERSHIP which will confirm the number of hours training you select.

 
  • Explorer

    £43
    Every month
    The perfect social Fencing membership
    Valid for 12 months
    • 1 session a week
    • 38 weeks of the year
    • Equipment provided for sessions
  • Development

    £64
    Every month
    Progressing your Fencing Journey
    Valid for 12 months
    • 2 sessions a week
    • 38 weeks of the year
    • Equipment provided for sessions
  • Best Value

    Compete

    £76
    Every month
    Bespoke youth competition training
    Valid for 12 months
    • 3 sessions a week
    • 38 weeks of the year
    • Fencing 'Equipment Hire Scheme' available
  • Performance

    £132
    Every month
    Elite Fencing Programme
    Valid for 12 months
    • 6 sessions a week
    • 38 weeks of the year
  • Senior Invitational

    £64
    Every month
    Invitational membership
    Valid for 12 months
    • Monday 8:00pm-10:00pm
    • Wednesday 8:00pm-10:00pm
    • Friday 8:30pm-10:30pm
    • Saturday 10:30am-12:30pm
    • 38 Weeks of the year
 

STEP 3

Book your Fencer's sessions.

  1. Make sure you have purchased your Membership first (Step1)

  2. Click on the correct tab Performance, Sabre or Foil

  3. Book onto your session. If you are attending multiple sessions you will need to book each session individually

  4. *Performance Memberships - book all performance sessions and one more from the Sabre sessions

  5. If you are unable to book into your session please email maria@teampdfa.com

 

MONDAY

1700-1800 Foil Youth U14
1800-1900 Foil Youth U14
1900-2000 Foil & Sabre 14+
2000-2100 Adult Beginners
2000-2200 Adult Foil & Sabre

TUESDAY

1700-1800 Sabre 12-16
1800-1900 Sabre 7-11
1900-2000 Performance

WEDNESDAY

1700-1800 Youth Beginners
1800-1900 Sabre 7-11
1900-2100 Performance
1900-2100 Adult Sabre

THURSDAY

1800-2000 Sabre Compete

FRIDAY

1730-1830 Sabre 7-11
1830-1930 Sabre/Foil 12-16
2030-2230 Performance
2030-2230 Adult Sabre

 

STEP 4

Great Job!

Congratulations! You have booked your Fencing Sessions. There are 38 weeks for Fencing included in the membership. The annual calendar is listed here:

 

Session Dates

SUMMER TERM

Sessions commence w/c Monday 12th April to w/c Monday 12th July

(Half Term w/c 31st May - Friday 4th June)

AUTUMN TERM

Sessions commence w/c 6th September to w/c 13th December

(Half Term w/c Monday 25th October – Friday 29th October )

SPRING TERM

Sessions commence w/c Monday 3rd January to w/c Monday 28th March

(Half Term w/c Monday 14th February to Friday 18th February)