2018 Scottish Open Referee Briefing

At the 2018 Scottish Open on Sunday 21 October, Chris Lennon will run a brief referee seminar. This is for all those refereeing at the Open but anyone interested in becoming a foil referee is also very welcome to attend. If you are interested in hearing more about foil refereeing then report to DT on the Sunday morning. The seminar will run after the foil poules and before the DE starts.

2018 Scottish Youth Championships

Scottish Fencing is in the early planning stages of this event and we ask you hold the date for now. We will publish more details as these are confirmed, it is likely this event will be held at Bathgate Academy.

2018 Scottish Schools Championsips

Venue
Linlithgow Community Sports Hall

The competitions will be split according to age category and gender:

Under14, O14-U16, 16 & Over on the 1st of January 2019.

Medals will be awarded for the champions of each category alongside a Master-at-Arms title awarded for the best performance in each category over all three weapons.?

Foil is on Saturday the 24 Nov.

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2018 #ThisGirlFences - Lara and Fleur

#THISGIRLCAN Lara and Fleur's story

‘I’m a Woman’.. ‘Phenomenally.’. ‘Phenomenal woman’.. ‘That’s me’.

These lines, taken from the late Maya Angelou’s* poem Phenomenal Woman and, narrated by her, play over a video for the #thisgirlcan campaign (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZoXyIxqFRc) which is encouraging girls and women to play sport, using “real” women role models.

2018 CFC - Captains Announced

Scottish Fencing has appointed the following as weapon captains for the Commonwealth Championships:

MF Keith Cook

WF Chloe Dickson

ME Calum Johnston

WE Alex Stewart

WS Sarahjane Hampson

MS Julian Ghosh

 

2018 Talent Development Day - U14 Fencers

Venue
Strathallan School, Forgandenny, Perth, PH2 9EG,

Salle Ossian Fencing Club will be running a series of talent development day’s for u14, u12 and u10 fencers. This is now open to fencers of any weapon.

The purpose of the day is to develop young talent by preparing them for competition. We’ll be looking at the physical, mental, tactical and lifestyle aspects of the game and help young promising athletes develop towards being effective and ethical competitors. We’ll provide each of the fencers with an athlete profile and smart goals that the fencer can work on at their own club with their own coach.

2018 The Highland Open Fencing Tournament - Results

Elgin High School was the venue for the UK’s most northerly open fencing tournament last weekend (29 & 30 September) when over 80 competitors from places as far afield as Portland, Oregon, New York, Orkney and Cardiff competed for the Highland Open Men’s, Women’s Foil, Epee and Sabre titles.

It was the sixth time that the competition has been held in Elgin and the first time at the new Elgin High School.

SwordMark SuperClub Announcement!

Congratulations to Dunblane Fencing Club, who were recently rewarded with Scottish Fencing Swordmark “SuperClub” status!

 

 

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