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.

Please submit potential articles to: thepoint@scottish-fencing.com

 

  • Dates/Times: 16 July 7pm - 21 July 1pm

    Venue: National Sports Training Centre, Largs KA30 8RW

    The camp runs from the evening of the 16 July through to lunchtime on the 21 July at the newly refurbished National Sports Training Centre in Largs. 

    Alongside the regular SFA team of Rutger (S&C), Andy (Epee), Phil (Sabre)  and Ken...

    15 May 2017
  • 17 and 18 June 

    Venue: Dunfermline High School, Jennie Rennies Road, KY11 3BQ

    Eligibility

    The competition is open to those with a current competitive membership of Scottish Fencing.

    Under 13 – fencers aged under 13 on 01/01/17 (born 2004 or 2005)

    Under 15 – fencers aged under 15 on 01/01/17 (born 2002 or 2003)

    Under 17 – fencers aged under 17 on 01/01/17 (born 2000 or 2001)

    Under...

    12 May 2017
  • Training on how to be a Coach Educator

    This course is essential for any coach who wants to be involved in delivering the Scottish Fencing Coach Education Programme. The course is free of charge to anyone who is a member of Scottish Fencing and has an L3 qualification or above or is currently working towards there L3 qualification.

    This course is aligned to the new British Fencing Coaching...

    11 May 2017
  • England 1, Scotland 2, Ireland 3, Wales 4 - Scotland won gold in Womens Foil.

    This year Ireland were the hosts and the event was held in Dalkey, south of Dublin with the Saturday night gala dinner being held in the Royal St George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire.

    For the first time the event was being held over one day. The men’s foil, Women’s epee and the men’s sabre were in the morning with the remaining weapons in the afternoon.

    We were delighted...

    9 May 2017
  • In light of the recent report into historical abuse in Scottish football, sportScotland has updated their advice on good governance in respect of PVG checks.

    As a result Scottish Fencing would ask all members who are coaching or volunteering at their clubs to PVG through Scottish Fencing, even if they are already part of a scheme through an alternative source. 

    There is no cost to this. Please email...

    5 May 2017
  • The 2018 Commonwealth Federation Fencing Championships will take place in Canberra, Australia from 10 – 15 November 2018.

    Scottish Fencing aims to select up to five fencers at each weapon.

    Selection will be informed by GB rankings as at 1st July 2018.

    To be eligible for selection for the Team a fencer must;

    • Be a member of Scottish Fencing
    • Be eligible to represent Scotland as described in the Scottish Fencing Eligibility...
    5 May 2017
  • The 2018 Junior and Cadet Commonwealth Fencing Championships will take place in July 2018 - final dates and venue are not confirmed yet.

    Scottish Fencing aim to select up to five fencers at each weapon.

    Selection will be based on the GB Junior and Cadet rankings as at 1st April 2018 (the end of 2017/18 season).

    To be eligible for selection for the Team a fencer must;

    • Be a member of Scottish Fencing
    • Be eligible to represent Scotland as described...
    5 May 2017
  • At the end of April, Car Stevenson resigned from her post of National Development Officer. Scottish Fencing hopes that Car carries on in a coaching capacity in the West of Scotland so that she can pass on her wealth of knowledge and experience in Sabre to youngsters in the area.

    The Board recognises her work with Positive Coaching Scotland in establishing seminars for parents, her contributions to developing the Equality action plan and her efforts supporting clubs...

    5 May 2017
  • Have you ever wanted to try something unusual and completely different?

    Dunblane Fencing Club is hosting a Come and Try Fencing event on the 10th June at the Peak Sports Complex in Stirling, 10am to 2pm

    Non fencers of all ages are invited to this event to come and have a go.  Brilliant fun for everyone, no prior experience needed

    Equipment will be provided. 

    Contact ...

    3 May 2017
  • The full list of results from the BYC are here

    Highlights so far are Joe Donaghue U14 Epee Champion, Milenka Zadora U14 Girls Foil and Jamie Cooke U12 Foil Champion! And there were another 15 top 8 finishes!

     

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    2 May 2017

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