Fencers

2017 Selection for UK School Games

2017 School Games Selection Information

The event is held at Loughborough University between Thursday 31st – Sunday 3rd September 2017. The selected fencers must commit to arriving & leaving on these dates & must attend the closing ceremony on the Sunday.

To be eligible fencers must be born 1999-2003, i.e. U18 and O13 at the start of the calendar year.

There are 3 fencers allowed selected for the individual event of which 2 will fence in the mixed team

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR SELECTION

Positive Coaching Scotland – Parent Workshop

Date:     Sunday 14th May 2017

Time:     09.30am – 12.30pm

Cost:      Free

Venue: Queen Anne High School (Broomhead Park, Dunfermline. KY12 0PQ)

2017 AGM Agenda and Papers

2017 AGM Notice

18 March 2017 9.30 - 11.30am,
Edinburgh Marriott Hotel, 111 Glasgow Road, Edinburgh EH12 8NF

Draft Agenda

2017 University of St. Andrews Mixed Team Tournament


When: 1 April 2017 (10am check-in)

Where: St. Andrews University Sports Centre, St. Leonards Road, St. Andrews, Fife, KY16 9DY

Entry Fee (per team):
£14 One weapon                    £24 Two weapons                 £30 Three weapons
 

Highland Open - Results and full report

Men’s Sabre

1.Richard Wilbraham          Dundee City FC

2. Ben Stubbs                   Aberdeen City FC

3T. Keith Davidson            GWEFC

3T. Paul Vaughan              Salle OssianFC

Scottish Fencing Academy - Performance training

The second Scottish Fencing Academy Performance Training day is on the 9 October 2016 at Queen Anne High School Dunfermline. 

Training is from 9am to 4pm and is a mix of sparring, technical and strength & conditioning. If you are a fencer who is looking:

Scholarship opportunity with Dunblane Fencing Club

Dunblane Fencing club are offering a scholarship opportunity to school age fencers. This is open to all fencers not just those who are members of the Dunblane Fencing Club.

Further details on the scholarship offer are below and information about the club is here

Beginners classes - Get Inspired

Following the great coverage in the Olympics do you want to find out more about the sport of fencing and perhaps have a go. See below for beginners classes which are starting soon. Most fencing clubs cater for beginners to join at any time throughout the year so contact our National Development Officers if you can't find a class listed below. They can give you details of clubs in your area.

Rio 2016 - 4th for Richard Kruse

Coming 4th is a great result in the Olympic Men's Foil and Richard Kruse came so close to winning a medal. It was a fantastic achievement and you can read a full report from British Fencing. And if you missed it you can watch the match here on the BBC Sport's Pages.

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.

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