Muslim Girls Fence – Community Project
Join us for a free 6 week beginners guide to fencing for women aged 16+Learn the basics to fencing with a British Fencing Coach. No experience required, all equipment will be provided.
The 6 week course starts Monday 30th September (18.30-20.30) and the last session will be Monday 4th November 2019. Please note you will need to be available for all 6 sessions and will not be able to join once the course has started. The full course dates are:
Mon 30th September
Mon 7th October
Mon 14th October
Mon 21st October
Mon 28th October
Mon 4th November
This project is open to girls and women aged 16 and over. It is aimed at Muslim girls and women but isn’t exclusively for them. If you have an interest in fencing/sport and want to make new friends whilst learning skills for fencing, then this project is for you. At the end of the 6 week project, you will know the basics on how to fence and there may be an opportunity to develop these skills
To take part, just fill in this form:
Project by Maslaha & British Fencing
Maslaha has a range of projects in areas including education, gender, criminal justice and health. Their range of projects means they understand the multiple identities communities hold, and the multiple deprivations that can exist. Maslaha initiate and create spaces for people to contribute, shape and give a voice to their ideas and actions. This is an integral part of their work, their process, and enables new perspectives and interventions to be created.
British Fencing (BF) is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the Olympic Sport of Fencing in the British Isles (excluding the Republic of Ireland). Fencing is a varied and exciting combat sport and BF work with a range of community partners to provide opportunities for young people to get involved with fencing. From upskilling youth workers, community leaders and coaches, to provide young people with the opportunity to develop their leadership skills, British Fencing work hand in hand with their partners to ensure the offer meets the needs of the young people they work with.
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