The Point

Although we no longer publish Scottish Fencing's magazine, The Point, in paper form, it will live on here where we will collect together various magazine-type articles.

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  • Thank you to everyone who contributed to the consultation process For Challenge Wratislavia 2019. It was fantastic to hear from so many within our fencing community and for me it feels like the final process is a real community effort.

    As we look to build our strategy for the future it has been made clear that the trip to Challenge Wratislavia is a valued part of a youth fencers development in Scotland. As a result of the consultation process what follows in the final version is...

    25 May 2018
  • Role:                     Chaperone Coaches - Voluntary

                                Cadet and Junior Commonwealth Fencing Championships,

    Closing date:          noon 28 May 2018

    Can you see yourself...

    18 May 2018
  • Competing at Challenge Wratislavia has been a highlight for many of our younger fencers. It is an inspirational tournament. It is challenging but not beyond many of our younger fencers which makes it an ideal first step to competing outside of the UK.

    Friendships made on this trip are a legacy that bonds future Scottish Fencing teams and it is great to see how young people develop during the trip.

    It is a fantastic event but over the years it has grown beyond the capacity for...

    16 May 2018

    Attached below is the May update of the a running total of the BF ranking points scored by Scottish fencers since the selection period for the Commonwealth Fencing Federation Championships (CFFC) began on 1 July 2017.

    Hugh Kernohan

    16 May 2018
  • Full results from the European Veteran Team Fencing Championships are here

    Some highlights from the Championships were:

    Viv Frith                Team Gold in the grand veteran women’s  sabre

    Sheila Anderson   Team Silver In the grand veteran ladies foil

    Stephen Rennie...

    14 May 2018
  • 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

    In a field...

    8 May 2018
  • The overall result for the 2018 Veterans 4 Nations match was as follows

    1. England - 21 points
    2. Scotland - 18 points
    3. Ireland - 12 points
    4. Wales - 9 points

    Meaning that England retains the Justin Smith Trophy.

    The complete results calculation 


    30 Apr 2018
  • 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.

    This information was sought as Scottish Fencing is currently drafting a strategic plan with a timeframe up to 2025. The recommendations from today’s published...

    19 Apr 2018
  • 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. 

    Prior to his time at netball,...

    3 Apr 2018
  • 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.

    “It was a pleasure to work with Alex...

    28 Mar 2018