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#MuslimGirlsFence

Muslim Girls Fence – Community Project

Want to learn a new sport and make new friends?

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

All the sessions will take place at Impact Hub Birmingham and will be delivered by Youth 2 Legends.

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:

#MuslimGirlsFence Sign Up

Sign up to a 6 week introduction to fencing Programme in Birmingham.
  • Please provide a contact number:
  • This programme is aimed at Muslim girls and women, but not exclusively for this faith group. (this is why we have asked this question). So if you are interested in taking part but are not Muslim, please do join!
  • Are you able to commit to all 6 sessions?

 

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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Date & Time

October 28 | 18:30 to 20:30

Location

Impact Hub Birmingham

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Entry Fee

Cost for Members: Free

Cost for Non Members: Free

Updated on 13 September 2019