Coaching Disabled Fencers

In this section coaches will be able to find out more information on working with disabled fencers.


British Disabled Fencing Association (BDFA)

The British Disabled Fencing Association (BDFA) is the is the governing body for the paralympic sport of Wheelchair Fencing in Britain.

The BDFA organises and runs coaching courses for coaches interested in learning about coaching Wheelchair Fencing.

These courses are run by the national coaching team and participants are provided with a certificate of attendance to show they have a basic competency in coaching Wheelchair Fencing.

If you want attend one of these courses, are interested in working with disabled fencers or simply want more information on coaching disabled fencers please contact BDFA at

For more information on the British Disabled Fencing Association please visit their website at .


Sports Coach UK

Sports Coach UK run a workshop on How to Coach Disabled People In Sport. To search for this course in your area and to make a booking please visit the Sports Coach UK website.


Please see the links below for more information on Disability Sport.

British Paralympic Association

English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS)

International Wheelchair and Amputee Sport Federation (IWAS) - Wheelchair Fencing