Level 1 Sabre Coaching Course


Sat 22 Jun 2024 12:00 — Sat 10 Aug 2024 16:00
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Charles Sturt Fencing Club, 5 River Street, Hindmarsh

Event information

Late registrations for this event are closed.

Coaching Course: Level 1 Group and Individual 

Calling all future sabre coaches! This course is open to

  • Any fencer who has been fencing for at least 24 months (preferably actively in sabre)
  • Any coach already holding Level 1 in another weapon (or fencer holding Level 1 coaching in another sport)
  • Any fencer/coach already coaching/assisting with sabre lessons and would like the formal accreditation 
  • Any current sabre coaches who woule like to revisit the course as an update/professional development opportunity
  • Must be aged 16 and over

For more information, contact: ursula.menz@fencingsa.org.au

4 x 4 hour sessions: 12-4pm, Saturday 22 June, 29 June, 27 July, 10 August. 
In addition: an assessment session to be held at a later date, to be confirmed with participants.
All sessions must be attended. 

Charles Sturt Fencing Club, Hindmarsh 

$200 (plus costs for First Aid and obtaining a Working with Children Check). 
Any coaches already holding Level 1 group sabre (or higher) - 50% reduction in course fees! Contact us for a discount code. You must still attend all four sessions to obtain the Level 1 individual.  

The course needs at least four participants to go ahead - the cut off time for this decision will be at close of registrations. 


To become fully accredited, candidates must: 

  • complete Coach Education component: 
    • attend all four sessions of the course
    • pass the group and individual assessments
    • provide evidence of coaching hours (20 supervised, 10 unsupervised)
  • complete AFF Coach Accreditation requirements (at own cost):  
    • FSA membership 
    • Working with Children Check 
    • AFF Child Protection Agreement
    • Communicty Coaching Essential Skills
    • First Aid

More information about these requirements will be provided during the course. 


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