Whether you have never fenced before or if you are already a competitive fencer, the University of Liverpool Fencing club has something for everyone.
There are many opportunities for our members to compete individually in Liverpool and across the country as part of the club trips, as well as to join the men's or women's teams competing in the British Universities and Colleges Sports leagues.
If you don't want to compete and just want to have fun fencing then that is great too; we provide all the necessary kit, so you just turn up.
We are also one of six chosen performance squads within the University which means our first teams get extra support such as strength and conditioning to help achieve our ambitious goals. Our women's first team has currently competed in the premier league, whilst our men's first team finished in the top half of 1A last season. We also have two seconds teams for our new fencers so everyone can compete weekly.
For more details about joining our Fencing club, contact us today.
The Athletic Union
The Athletic Union (AU) is a student lead union founded in 1884. The AU consists of competitive sports clubs representing the University in British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS). The AU also provides opportunities for social sports with over 132 teams across three sports.
Being an AU member is a great way to stay active, develop management and leadership skills and meet people.
Other benefits include:
- Representation within the Sport Liverpool department through the elected student AU executive committee
- Elite personal accident insurance cover
- Access to physiotherapy treatment at our Sports injuries clinic
- Priority access to AU social events
- Financial support at representative level
- Subsidised support to coaching an officials courses
- Eligibility for colours and blues award.
The initial cost of the AU membership is £40 and this will allow you to join one club. If you wish to join multiple clubs, the cost for each club is £24 thereafter.
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