Veterans Summer Training Camp 2019

July 29th to 31st July 2019

Veterans Summer Training Camp 2019: Monday 29th July – Wednesday 31st July

The Camp

The 2019 Truro Fencing Club Summer Veterans Training Camp will take place between Monday July 29th & Wednesday 31st July

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

Payment Info

The course fee is £145. There is an additional fee of £140 for those wishing to take advantage of the full board / accommodation offer.

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

Account Name: Truro Fencing Club
Account Number: 41728296
Sort Code: 40-44-34
IBAN: GB35HBUK40443441728296

Ensure you reference your payment with VSC19 Cheques should be made payable to ‘Truro Fencing Club’

Enroll Online (Or By Post)

We encourage you to enrol online but you can always download the paper version, fill it out and return by snail mail.

  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • 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.
  • Date Format: 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

The Coaches

The Truro Fencing Veterans Club Summer Camp will have top-class coaching and support team in both epee, foil and sabre to help prepare Veterans for their forthcoming competitions. Some of the coaches that have attended the camp in recent years include:

Peter Frohlich

Peter is one of the world’s most respected sabre coaches. As well as GB Olympic Sabre Coach in 1992, 1996, 2000 & 2008, Peter was the national coach of Hungary in the 1980s, and has coached senior World and Olympic medallists.

Rob Brunigies

Three Weapon qualified coach. He became world junior foil champion in 1976 and competed at the 1976, 1980 and 1984 Summer Olympics.


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)
  • Outdoor running shoes
  • At least 2 towels
  • Lots of tee-shirts
Resident’s Checklist
  • Toiletries (none provided on-site)
  • There is a laundry room for residents and a common room with pool table, TV, DVD player and stereo system. Bring your DVDs, CDs and games consoles etc!
Included In Your Fee – £145
  • A one-to-one lesson with a top -class coach
  • Footwork training
  • Technical and tactical training
  • Sparring
  • A TFC Summer Camp Tee Shirt & drinks bottle
  • Daily sports drinks, water, energy snacks and lunch
  • 3 nights accommodation (Starting Sunday 28th July) in comfortable, fully equipped accommodation
  • Full buffet breakfast on site
  • Dinner on site every evening