1. Coach’s Certificate
  2. Child Protection Certificate
  3. First Aid Kit
  4. Coach Annual Accreditation


This Code does not supersede the Personal Code of Conduct but is in addition to it.

  • All fencing coaches must ensure that every individual particularly all young/vulnerable people in their care are respected as individuals and treated equitably and with dignity at all times. They should ensure that all training complies with the current guidance issued by the Nigerian Fencing federation and does not form any sort of abuse (emotional, physical, sexual, bullying, neglect etc.)
  • All relationships should be based on respect, honesty and openness.
  • All fencing coaches should recognize the personal development of young fencers and take priority over the development of their performance.
  • All fencing coaches should encourage young/vulnerable fencers to be responsible for their own behavior and performance.
  • All fencing coaches should have an ongoing commitment to their own training and work with others (i.e. referees, medical advisers, sports scientists, parents and other coaches) to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all fencers in order that they can develop both within fencing as well as outside.
  • All fencing coaches should respect a fencer’s need for confidentiality.
  • All fencing coaches should work within their own competency and qualifications.
  • All fencing coaches should strive to be positive role models, working and displaying high standards of personal behavior.
  • All fencing coaches have a responsibility to develop in partnership with all fencers particularly parents and young/vulnerable fencers clear expectations both on and off the piste and what the young/vulnerable fencer is entitled in return to expect of the coach.
  • All fencing coaches should promote good behavior within the rules of fencing.