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

 

  • Congratulations to the Scottish Youth Champions 2017 who are:

    JUNIOR MEN

     

     

     

     

    EPEE

    DYLAN MORRISON

    FOIL

    JACK DOUGLAS

    SABRE

    MARK ALVARES PERES

    JUNIOR WOMEN

     ...

    22 Jun 2017
  • Revised check-in times as follows:

    • Epee teams would now need to arrive by 0830hrs on Saturday.
    • Sabre teams would now need to arrive by 1030hrs on Saturday morning
    • Foil Teams would now need to arrive by 1330hrs on the Saturday afternoon.

    Timetable would look like this;

    Saturday 

    0900hrs - 1030hrs

    O15 Boys Epee (2 Teams)

    Mixed Epee (2 teams)...

    22 Jun 2017
  • The 2017 Leon Paul Junior Series Scotland was held over the weekend of 3rd/4th June at Linlithgow Academy.

    Fencers attended from Blessington (in Ireland); Jersey; London; Plymouth; some of our regular competitors from Newcastle and Manchester; and across Scotland including Shetland.

    Pictures from the day are available on Instagram wallace_fencing

    Saturday

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    4 Jun 2017
  • Mike McKay finishes 8th! Great Britain won 2 gold, 4 silver and 10 bronze medals at the 2017 European Veteran Fencing Championships - a very successful event! 

    The Championships (individual) are held every 2 years and this year the lovely Italian town of Chiavari near Genoa was the host. This is an open event and there were over 1470 fencers across all 6 weapons in all age groups.

    There...

    31 May 2017
  • Refereeing in fencing, particularly for foil and sabre, is a skill which comes from a lot of practice and building on experience. Referees can improve their skills from constructive feedback of their performance and from observing current practice.

    The ideal way to improve refereeing skills is not in a classroom setting but in competitions supported by a mentor who has gone through the process of seeking feedback and learning from experience.

    Scottish Fencing has developed a...

    31 May 2017
  • Book now! Don will confirm final details with Largs shortly so to guarantee your place complete the Jotform today!

    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...

    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

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