Where we meet
West Fife Fencing Club, Main Street, Wellwood, Dunfermline, KY12 0NR.
When we meet
- Monday – 6:00pm to 9:30pm
- Wednesday – 6:00pm to 9:30pm
- Thursday – 6:00pm to 9:30pm
What it costs
- Your first night is FREE!!!
- Club fees are £23 per month (we have discounts for families)
- All members must also join Scottish Fencing,
Basic membership is £10 per year.
- This fee includes use of all club equipment and class sessions
How old do I need to be?
We welcome fencers from the age of 6 right up to 106.
Do I need to have my own equipment?
No – all equipment is provided by the club for those who need it.
Do I need to bring anything else with me?
We recommend you bring a water bottler and wear long trousers or tracksuit bottoms, a t-shirt and trainers. Everything else we can provide you on the night.
A big thank you to you Lorraine Rose and Ken Rose, giving up your whole long weekend to be there for us all! It is very much appreciated.We think you both must have special powers to be at every ones side when they need you!Christina Beamish
By far the best team I've ever worked with! I would highly recommend them as a club to learn and hone your skills, you simply just won't find any better team!Iain Fielding
Just like to thank all the Steves for turning up last night. I think that there were 24 of you. Excellent night of training and fencing. "Good Work Steve!!Mike O'Donnell (Coach)
We Are Fencers, We Are Coaches, We Are WFFC
West Fife Fencing Club has coaching for both new and aspiring fencers, from beginner level up to international standard.
All our coaches are qualified with British Fencing, and DBS (CRB) checked
Ken has trained with coaching schools in England, Scotland, and Hungary and in 2006 was selected to take part in an International European Fencing Confederation coach’s camp. He is part of the coaching staff for Scottish Fencing at their National Academy, annual summer camp and for cadet and junior Scotland Squads.
He is also involved in developing and delivering the current Scottish Fencing coach education system.
Mike O'DonnellTrustee, Foil Coach and Club Chairman.
Originally the parent of a child that came to the club in 2003, I spent so much time at WFFC that I decided to become a coach! I coach foil to the younger fencers on Mondays and Thursdays.
In the last 10 years, I've have been all over the world with my two fencing children from local YDS type events through national events like the BYCs (British Youth Championships) to the European and World Cadet/Junior Championships and so have a huge wealth of experience from over 100 competitions BOTH as a parent and as a coach.
Lorraine is one of our founding members and a coach in all 3 weapons
During her time at WestFife she has been Team Manager, Coach and Welfare Officer within British Fencing, England Fencing and West Fife Fencing Club at regional, national and international levels.
Marie SteeleFoil & Sabre Coach
I'm a qualified level 2 foil coach and level 1 sabre coach at West Fife where I'm enjoying coaching some of the young fencers.
I'm also currently Chair of the Foundation For Scottish Fencing which is an organisation that runs a series of youth fencing competitions in Scotland.
Malcolm HolfordCoach & Armourer
I started fencing back in the early 80’s. I have coach fencers many fencers over the years, from beginners to intermediate fencers. While living in Cyprus, I was a lead coach at the Nicosia Fencing club. Helping to organise a number of coaurse for fencers, including coaching and armoury courses.
As an armourer I have run the weapon control for numerous events to FIE standards. I am also a level 2 Referee.
Gavin MannSabre coach
Level 1 sabre coach with 2 years experience coaching but over a decade fencing.
I assist with group classes and am available for individual lessons.
David FieldingFoil , Sabre, Epee Coach
David has been fencing since 1993, he was a Scotland Youth Squad member between 1994 and 2000, he gained a Level 2 coaching qualification in Foil, Epee and Sabre in July 2002.
He doesn’t currently provide individual lessons, however is regularly around at the club providing advice to fencers.
Gillian FieldingSabre Coach
Gillian started fencing around the age of 15 and has been part of the sport since then.
She qualified as a basic coach in sabre in 2002 although doesn’t give individual lessons.
Gillian is also the resident Child Welfare Officer for West Fife Fencing Club.