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By: Beth Davidson

Want to try a fun way to be fitter? With friends or family? Fencing is a great way to improve cardiovascular fitness, strength, flexibility, core-stability, speed and MENTAL AGILITY, without event knowing it! More fun than going to the gym! North East Fencing in partnership with local clubs have session for all abilities and is suitable for ages 8 and beyond!…

By: Beth Davidson

Drop-in 4 Fencing is open to fencers and non-fencers who would like fence with their friends! If you have never tried fencing and want to temper the curiosity, give it a go! This is not a club session, it is open to anybody over the age of 18 and only £8 per hour including equipment and coaching! All instruction is available…

By: Beth Davidson

Fencing NE are holding a level 1 and 2 referees course on the 7th April with weapon specific assessments at the Durham LPJS 8th 9th April. Cost: £10 ENROLL HERE Age:14+ 7th April 6.30-9.30 Referee workshop All weapons Venue: Fencing Salle, Maiden Castle, Durham University Sport Centre, Durham. DH1 3SE 8th April : Foil Assessments 9th April : Epee and…

By: Beth Davidson

This weekend at Manchester Fencing Centre the Veteran’s National Championships were taking place over 2 days.  Four catagories of ages over 40 and three weapons were competing for selection for the World Championships in Maribor, Slovenia in October. Saturday was the first medal achieved with Duncan Rowlands of Laszlo’s Fencing taking the Cat. 2 50-59 title in the Men’s Sabre…

By: Beth Davidson

Updated 13 MARCH 2017 DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES 12TH MARCH 2017 Payments online and electronically completed forms emailed to beth4fencing@aol.com are accepted before the deadline but not after.  We will issue a check-in timetable at close of entries. Some events may be combined so fencing can take place. CHECK-IN TIMES                FOIL       EPEE…

By: Beth Davidson

Venue: Graham Sports Centre Maiden Castle Durham DH1 3SE Format: Poules with no cut, followed by DE. Boys and girls may be combined in the poules where numbers are low. Entry Fee: £20.00 Closing Date:  2nd April 2017 Last date for entry:  6th April 2017 Refreshments:  Hot and cold refreshments available Prizes: Trophies, medals for top 4 & t-shirts Parking:…

By: Beth Davidson

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By: Beth Davidson

Girls Foil Results Final Rank Age Group Weapon Sex Surname Forename 1 U12 Foil Girl Smith Ruby 2 U12 Foil Girl Smithies Gabrielle 3 U12 Foil Girl Conner Rebecca 1 U14 Foil Girl King Ruby 1 U16 Foil Girl McCallum Tegan 2 U16 Foil Girl Weeks Charity 3 U16 Foil Girl Aitchison Daisy 3 U16 Foil Girl Miller Tanziila BYE…

By: Beth Davidson

Chris Cranston-Selby on the top of the podium Many of our fencers were competing this weekend with veteran and senior events! The first was for Laszlo’s Fencing with Rachel Connor taking the silver in the epee at the Leeds Open. At the same event Anton Pollard and Stephanie Land also took silver in the Men’s Epee and Women’s Sabre. Internationally Chris…

By: Beth Davidson

  The AGM took place on the 11th December 2016 The Regional Committee would like to thank Marie Liston for all her hard work since 2008 as Regional Chair. We would like to welcome Carole Seheult as Interim Regional Chair, Paul Sutherland as a Member and Rachel Conner as Press Officer.  We would also like to thank Gemma Collis for…

By: Beth Davidson

RESULTS FROM THE NE REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016   FINAL RANK MEN’S FOIL NAME SURNAME CLUB 1 Wojciech Mitygowski Teesside Fencing 2 James Terrill Laszlo’s Fencing Club 3 John Kemp Teesside Fencing 3 Kai Bulman Durham Phoenix 5 Andrew Whitton Durham Phoenix 6 Leo Zhang Laszlo’s Fencing Club 7 Ardeshir Ehteshami Laszlos Fencing 8 Daniel Magor Laszlo’s Fencing Club 9 Chris…

By: Beth Davidson

2nd Right Duncan Rowlands This week has been the Veterans World Championships in Stalsund in Germany where the top fencers over the age of 50 take part in their specialist weapon. 3 fencers from the North East and also representing Laszlo’s Fencing Club were selected for team GB. Duncan Rowlands for O50 Sabre, Anton Pollard in the O60 Epee and…