Irish Academy of Arms

Acadamh Armas na hÉireann

Following the decision of the Irish Academy of Arms to require Child Protection Vetting of all coaches who have passed assessment at the various coaching levels as a condition of certification by the Academy, this page is shows an updated list of all active fencing coaches certified by the Academy who are members Garda Vetted/ Access N.I. Cleared.

David Couper   

Level 5 Diploma,

All Weapons

Fionbarr Farrell

Level 5 Diploma,

All Weapons

Mike Westgate

Level 5 Diploma,

All Weapons



Katie Arup

David White

Level 2 Diploma, Foil

Alastair Davidson

Chris Gill

Level 2 Diploma, Épée

David Connolly

Lee Kitson

Owen McNamee

Level 2 Diploma, Sabre



Stewart Duguid

Victoria Duxbury

Level 1 Diploma


Details of all who have passed the Irish Academy of Arms Assessment are here.