Youth Fencing

Scottish Youth Series - information for Fencers, Coaches and Parents

A few words from Scottish Fencing’s Performance Manager Don McKenzie to aspiring Youth Fencers…

 

Hi Scottish Youth Fencer, Coach or Parent!

The start of the 2016-2017 season is upon us and Scottish Fencing is consolidating the ‘season’ established for under-13s and under-15s last year. Although Fencers are free to pick and choose from the events available, to get the most benefit we hope that you will engage fully with Scottish Fencing’s comprehensive programme of competition and training as follows:

Positive Coaching - Scotland - Seminar for Parents

Date:     18 September 2016

Time:     10am – 11.30am

Cost:      Free

Venue: Queen Anne High School Dunfermline. KY12 0PD

2016 Challenge CEP Marathon fleuret Paris - Results

The Challenge CEP Marathon fleuret is an international foil competition in Paris for girls and boys aged 13 and under. It attracts competitors from all over Europe; Italy, Germany and Greece and also fencers from further afield Australia, Brazil and Turkey. The format is three rounds of poules then indirect elimination (DE with repechage) to the last 8 when there is direct elimination. There is a lot of fencing to reach the final and congratulations to Jaimie Cook and Milenka Zadora for reaching the last 8 in their events.

2016 Scottish Fencing Academy Summer Camp - Joining Instructions

SCOTTISH FENCING ACADEMY (PERFORMANCE) SUMMER CAMP 2016

JOINING INSTRUCTIONS - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!

Below are details for this year’s Summer Camp. If you need to contact someone at the camp in an emergency please phone Don on 07732 781 464.

Where is it?

The camp is at Strathallan School, Forgandenny, Perth PH2 9EG

2016 Scottish Youth Championships

Congratulations to the Scottish Youth Champions of 2016.

 

Under 20 Men

 

 

 

 

Epee

Tom Hoffman

Foil

Shaun Alderman

U13 and U15 rankings

Here are the 2015-2016 Scottish Youth Rankings. This is the first year that a comprehensive ranking has been published for these age groups and this reflects the commitment Scottish Fencing has made to developing our stars of tomorrow. The points totals are based upon a fencer's best 6 results from 9 nominated competitions and this format will continue in the 2016-2017 season.

2016 Scottish Fencing Academy Summer Camp

Booking is now closed. If you wish to attend the Summer Camp please contact Don@scottish-fencing.com to see if there are any places left.

2016 LPJS Scotland - Results

It was great to see a very busy fencing hall both days of the Leon Paul Junior Series Scotland event held this weekend at Linlithgow Academy.  The fencers came from various locations including Shetland, Cardiff, Manchester and London.  Several competing in more than one weapon.  For some young fencers this was their first competition.

The results are below and if you want to check your rankings you can find these on the Leon Paul Junior Series website.

2016 UK School Games Team Announced

We are delighted to announce that the team representing Scotland at the 2016 UK School Games in September is:   

Men’s Sabre

  • Mark Alvarez-Peres (Automatic)
  • Ethan Llewellyn (Automatic)
  • Sam McLellan
  • Toby Carter
  • NTR        Philipp Gentz

 

Women’s Sabre

  • Elsie Llewellyn
  • Catriona Thomson
  • Catriona Stewart
  • Melissa Davy-Ericson

 

Men’s Foil

2016 Scottish, British Winners

Scottish, British Winners 2016

The season is not quite over yet but already we have had some great results worth celebrating. And if we have any more we can add these to what is already a long list of champions for 2016.

At the Senior British Championships winners were:

Men’s Epee      Calum Johnston  

Women’s Foil    Hannah Bryars 

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