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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

BF Introduction To Fencing Coaching Course – Durham COURSE: Introduction to Fencing Coaching Course  WEAPONS: Foil, Épéé or Sabre  DATES: 20th – 21st August 2016   TIMES: 0900hrs – 1700hrs  LOCATION: The Fencing Salle, Durham University, Graham Sport Centre, Maiden Castle. Durham, County Durham. DH1 3SE COST: £100 (until  28th July then £120 thereafter)   ABOUT THIS COURSE Entry point for coaches. Provides coaches with the knowledge, skills and…

By: Beth Davidson

By: Beth Davidson

The North East team saw improved performance on last year’s result with a 7th place out of 11 regions. The North East team roll of honour Women’s Foil: Louisa Heywood (Cap) Keziah Gilbert Beth Davidson Men’s Foil: Simon Welsh (Cap) Paul Maxwell Wojaech Mitygowski John Kemp Women’s Epee: Rachel Connor Helen Rowlands Helen Williams Keziah Gilbert Men’s Epee: Paul Sutherland Chris Cranston-Selby Laim…

By: Beth Davidson

Matthew Dickinson from Laszlo’s Fencing Club in Durham became National U20 champion in London Sports Dock . This achievement means Matthew being the current under 20 and under 23 national champion . Matthew has been selected to represent GBR in the under 20 competition Luxembourg in September .

By: Beth Davidson

BRC U20 FOIL COMPETITION, BRC U17 SABRE COMPETITION These events are to be held at the Newcastle Fencing Centre. Sabre -Saturday 4 February 2017 http://www.newcastlefencingsportstrust.org/competitions/brc-u17-sabre-saturday-4-february-2017/ Foil – weekend 22/23 October 2016 http://www.newcastlefencingsportstrust.org/competitions/brc-u20-foil-2223-october/

By: Beth Davidson

  North East Development Officer Beth Davidson took the Veteran Europen Team gold at the weekend! This year the competition was located in Gillingham in Kent so Team GB were hoping to capitalise on the home advantage! Beth was captain for the women’s sabre team who were competing on the 3rd day of the tournament, with GB only managing a…

By: Beth Davidson

                This weekend was the British Youth Championships in Sheffield where fencers who  have qualified to represent the region fight it out against the best in other regions! The North East achieved two silver medals in the U18 Girls Epee by Victoria Hide and U18 Girls Foil by Georgia Webb.  Maddie Brown achieved a…

By: Beth Davidson

On the evening of the National Championships in London, British Fencing was celebrating the people and projects in the UK that have stood out and made a contribution to fencing. This year had a specific award for regions who have made a difference to the sport and supported clubs and workforce in their region. The North East was placed against Eastern, East…

By: Beth Davidson

This weekend saw the best fencers compete in the National Championships in London. Hannah Nesbitt from Leon Paul Epee Club coached by Jon Willis, solidly carve her way through the tableux to the final fight against Hannah Lawrence and had to settle for a silver medal! Next weekend Hannah is off to the European Under 23 Championships in Plodiv Bulgaria!