Veterans Sabre Summer Training Camp 2024

Monday 29th July – Wednesday 31st July 2022

Veterans Sabre Summer Training Camp 2024:
Monday 29th July – Wednesday 31st July

The Camp

The 2024 Truro Fencing Club Veteran’s Summer Sabre Training Camp will take place between Monday July 29th & Wednesday, 31st July. NB: This is a sabre only training camp.

All facilities for training are on-site at Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 1TH. The camp caters for sabre fencing only and sessions are held in the Cornwall Fencing Centre & the Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre – all located at the school.

The camp is suitable for all abilities except for absolute beginners and will be a fun and challenging 3 days! Your training runs in conjunction with the main Sabre Summer Training Camp and lunch, water, sports drinks and energy snacks are all included in the cost of training.

To secure your place please complete the online enrolment form below and process the camp fee using the bank details and payment reference below.

Sort code: 40-44-34
Account: 41728296
Camp fee: as above
Payment Reference: VSC24 +  fencers surname
IBAN: GB35HBUK40443441728296

Enroll Online

Please email us directly at with any questions, queries or concerns you may have

Veterans Summer Training Camp Enrolment Form 2024

  • We may use this email to send occasional information to the fencer about other courses, training camps & competitions.
  • Please state any medical conditions or serious allergies of which we should be aware.
    I am in a fit condition to take part in rigorous physical exercise. I accept that Truro Fencing Club, and its coaches, volunteers and officers, cannot be held liable for any loss or injury to property or person arising during this Training Camp.
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY


Bookings will be made on a first come first served basis.

Joanne Bennett
Cornwall Fencing Centre
Truro School
Trennick Lane

T: 07532 310382

Fees & International Payment Info


  • TFC Member – Training (with lunch) £175
  • Non-Member – Training (with lunch) £245

Before completing the form below we recommend that all non-UK based fencers make payment by BACS transfer to our bank account:

Sort code: 40-44-34
Account: 41728296
Course fee: as above
Payment Reference: VSC24 +  fencers surname
IBAN: GB35HBUK40443441728296

Cancelation Policy

If Truro Fencing Club cancels the camp for any reason:

  • 100% refund

If the fencer withdraws from the camp:

  • From February 1st to May 31st 2024 – 100% refund
  • From June 1st to June 30th 2024 – 50% refund
  • From July 1st 2024 onwards – no refund

Full board is available for this years’ Truro Fencing Club Summer Camp. Fencers are urged to act swiftly, completing this form, and emailing it to to secure your accommodation booking.​

Early Bird rate – accommodation that is booked before 31st March is £65pppn+VAT and from 1 April it increases to £70pppn+VAT. NB: This amount is payable to Truro School directly.

For any additional accommodation enquiries, please email with the email subject heading: SC24 Accommodation.

The Coaches
Balazs Kurucz

Balazs is Head Coach at Truro Fencing Club. Formerly sabre coach at Godollo Club in Hungary, (winners of the 2012 Hungarian Team Championships) and coach to Junior World Championship team gold medallists & many top fencers.

Steve Petrie

Steve is a certified strength and conditioning coach and works closely with the TFC High Performance programme. Steve sets and leads all the Strength and Conditioning training of the club’s elite fencers up to Olympic level.

General Checklist

In addition to your normal clothing, please bring:

  • Full Fencing Kit (mask, jacket, plastron, breeches, glove, socks, fencing shoes or trainers, working weapons, wires and lame)
  • Kit hire available – book ahead!
  • Outdoor running shoes
  • At least 2 towels
  • Lots of tee-shirts
  • Running shorts
Resident’s Checklist
  • Toiletries (none provided on-site)