Fencers

2018 how to pass weapons control

This is a guide on how to pass weapons control written by Scottish Fencing's armourer Malcom Napier Holford.

If you would like to have your weapons or equipment tested Malcolm is also running open sessions on a Monday evening at West Fife Fencing Club from the 25 May to 2nd July.

2018 British Youth Championships - Results

The British Youth Championships took place at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield last weekend. The competition seen over 1000 competitors compete over 24 different age groups and categories.

The full list of results can be found here.

Boys Foil Highlights

Under 12’s

2018 Scottish Fencing Sport Development Report

Scottish Fencing is today publishing the findings of a recent consultation exercise, conducted by the sports consultancy “Growing Sport”.

The Consultancy was tasked to gather feedback and offer recommendations around four key areas of: Membership growth, SwordMark, Club Development and Talent Development.

2018 CFF Selection Update

These lists show a running total of the BF ranking points scored by Scottish fencers up to 31 March 2018 since the selection period for the Commonwealth Fencing Federation Championships (CFFC) began on 1 July 2017. I apologise that the February update did not appear.

2018 BF Consultation on changes to Selection

British Fencing launches a community consultation to seek views on proposals to change the Selection Policy for Senior World Cups and Grand Prixs.

This proposal follows a review conducted by the International Senior Management Group supported by the BF CEO and Chair.

2018 CFC and CJCFC Team Staff appointments

Scottish Fencing has appointed Michelle Johnston as Team Manger and Andy Alderman as Lead Coach for the Junior and Senior Commonwealth Championships.  They will work together to oversee the preparation of the Scotland teams for both events, the first in Newcastle in July and the second in Canberra, Australia, in November.

2018 Sportsaid Scotland - bursaries

Scottish Fencing is very grateful to SportsAid Scotland, and its sponsor the Robertson Trust, for 2018 bursaries awarded to six Scottish fencers: Jess Corby, Kate Daykin, Chloe Dickson, Sarah-Jane Hampson, Mhairi McLaughlin and Katie Smith.

We were invited to make six nominations and asked fifteen of our fencers to make applications to us.  We are pleased that all six of those we submitted were successful, although all of our fifteen would have been worthy recipients. 

2018 “Next Steps” for coach education in Scotland

SCOTTISH FENCING COACH SEMINAR

24th - 25th March 2018

Salle Ossian Fencing Club

Unit 4, Riverview Business Park, Friarton Road, Perth, PH2 8DF

 

NEXT STEPS for the syllabus, coaching skills, CPD.

Coaches intending to attend should sign up here.  We need as many volunteer fencers as possible to attend each day between 1pm and 3pm to make the practical exercises exciting.  

Saturday 24th March

#ThisGirlFences - International Women's Day

To mark International Women's Day (8th March) Scottish Fencing are delighted to announce the launch of a new digital campaign ...

#ThisGirlFences

From 1st April 2018 Scottish Fencing will be featuring regular articles on-line about women and girls involved in Fencing, our Social Media volunteer Sarah-Jane Hampson will be leading this exciting new project.

Events postponed due to weather - Dundee Duel and CW prep

Due to the adverse weather:

Dundee Duel will run later in the year

CW preparation is likely to be on 17 March and we will confirm asap

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