It is important to allow ample time to not only check in, pay, dress and perform equipment check but to also have a complete warmup. Here is a guide for the warmup. Conditions may be crowded so use whatever space is available. If no team mates are available, then ask someone from another club.
Activity Duration (minutes)
Light jogging and limbering 5
Plyometric warmup and stretching 15
Basic footwork, building in intensity 5
Partner footwork 5
Controlled actions with partner 10
Fence warmup bouts, minimum three 15
Warm down - light jog, re-stretch 5
Light footwork* 1
* This should be done prior to the start of each bout.