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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 CJCFC Team announcement

Congratulations to all who were selected for the 2018 CJCFC team. Everyone's acceptances and appeals are now complete and in alphabetical order, the athletes competing for Scotland are:

 

Cadet Mens Epee 

Adam  Bryson  

Robbie   Brown  

Oran McKenna

Isaac  McKerr  

Dylan  Morrison  

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.

Blair Cremin joins Scottish Fencing

Scottish Fencing appoints Blair Cremin as Club Development Manager

 

Scottish Fencing is delighted to announce Blair Cremin is joining the team on April 23rd as Club Development Manager.

Blair has a strong sports development CV and most recently spent over 4 years as the Regional Development Manager for the East and Central regions of Netball Scotland, overseeing a significant club and membership growth programme. 

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.

Alex Pearson leaves Scottish Fencing

Scottish Fencing says goodbye today to Alex Pearson as he leaves the role of Club Development Officer after 7 months.

Alex was pivotal in many areas during his time particularly around developing robust management information alongside building strong relationships with clubs embarking on their own Development journeys.

Vincent Bryson, Scottish Fencing Chief Operating Officer was clear in his praise of Alex’s contribution.

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. 

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