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2016 SFA International Qualifiers - Selection for Challenge Wratisalvia

After five tough rounds of competition the selectors have made their decisions and those selected for Challenge Wratislavia will receve their invitations soon.

Those selected are listed here. We will publish the final squad once we know who has accepted their invite.

If you have queries about the selection please contact bill@scottish-fencing.com who is the director responsible for selection. 

2016 Dundee Duel

Entries for the Dundee Duel are now open!

This is a one hit epee competition open to all with prizes for 

  • Top Woman
  • Top Man
  • Top Student
  • Top School Pupil
  • Top Veteran

and there is a team competition with a prize for the best team name. 

Entry is only £18 and you get a free mug or if you would like a commerative T-shirt entry costs £27.

2016 BYC Regional Qualifier Scotland West

The British Youth Championships are held in Sheffield from the 30 of April to 2 May 2016. If you have a bye British Fencing will contact you to inform you how you can enter this competition. If you don't have a bye you must enter a regional qualifier. If you wish to enter the British Youth Championships regional qualifier for Scotland West then you must email Becky by the 30 Jan 2016.

2016 Epee Development Day

This is on hold until later in the year - we hope to finalise a date late spring/early summer.

 

The Epee Development day is for everyone fencing epee.

The idea of the day is to create a learning environment where those more experienced in coaching or fencing epee can share their experience and knowledge. 

2016 Ready Steady Fence Course

Ready Steady Fence courses are designed to guide you through the essentials for coaching plastic fencing skills. We provide simple session plans. Once you become more confident you can then mix and match these to keep things fresh and fun. 

Date:    14 February 2016 with assessment day to be arranged

Venue:  Dollar Academy, FK14 7DU

 

The course will also cover:

Health and Safety                Footwork

2016 Coaching Master Class

Coaching Master Class

Date:    13 February 2016

Venue:  Salle Ossian, Unit 4, Friarton Road, Riverview Business Park, Perth PH2 8DF

 

This is a fantastic opportunity for developing coaches to focus their skills with a masterclass on Saturday 13 February at Salle Ossian's dedicated fencing centre in Perth.

SFA International Qualifier

Scottish Fencing invites you to enter the Scottish International Under 13 and Under 15 Selection Event

Foil, Epee & Sabre on Sunday 17 January 2016

Venue:  Woodmill High School, Shields Rd, Dunfermline KY11 4ER

Schedule:

Boy’s Foil 08.15-08.45 Girls's Foil 08:15-08:45
Boys Sabre 12.00-12.30 Girls Sabre 12:00-12:30
Boy’s Epee 12:00-12:30 Girls Epee 12:00-12:30

Online Entry Form is at the foot of this page.

 

Background

New Appointments

Scottish Fencing Appoints National Development Officer

2015 U15 and U13 Qualifiers

The Youth Weapon Coordinators have published the current rankings for the Youth Qualifiers following the competition at the weekend.

If you have any corrections please email admin@scottish-fencing.com as soon as possible.

British Womens Foil Team Champions

Congratulations to Edinburgh Fencing Club's womens foil team who retained their British title on the 7 December.  The team of Cathy Cook, Zoe Sudderick, Katie Smith, Victoria Duxbury and Chloe Dickson braved 'Storm Desmond' to compete in the British Team Championships in London. Edinburgh Fencing Club were the current holders of the title, and after an exciting and close final with London Team Salle Boston, the Edinburgh Team emerged the winners to retain their British Championship Title. The team picture is with Don McKenzie, EFC, coach.

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