“The distance is nothing; it is only the first step that is difficult.” —Madame Marie du Deffand.
If you would like to get into fencing and start competing in the Junior Series you can join one of your local clubs. You can start competing at junior level with relatively little experience, and in fact the sooner the better! There are three clubs to choose from locally depending on where you live:
http://www.wingerworthfencingclub.co.uk (Clay Cross)