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By: Beth Davidson

Notice of Annual General Meeting – North East Region England Fencing   Notice is hereby given that the AGM of Fencing North East will take place on Sunday 30th November  2014 at Cardinal Hume Catholic School, Old Durham Rd, Gateshead NE9 6RZ     [MAP] The meeting will commence at 5pm or as soon as reasonably practicable after the conclusion of the North…

By: Beth Davidson

  The dust has just settled in Glasgow for the Summer Commonwealth Games, fencing’s equivalent level competition has just had its closing ceremony! The Commonwealth Fencing Championships are the highlight of the sport every four years and until 1970, part of the main summer Games. This tournament saw 14 fencers from the NE Region competing in both the senior and…

By: Beth Davidson

This basic level refereeing course is aimed at club fencers and volunteers wanting to support competitions in the club and regional events or just want to understand the rules and regulation of fencing! The course is split into 2 parts, theory and practical sessions. The theory is the 28th November at Graham Sports Centre Durham Fencing Centre 6-9.30pm. The practical…

By: Beth Davidson

NE Regional Novice Challenge and Championships 2014 ONLINE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT Saturday 29th November Sunday 30th November 9.30am – 2.00pm Junior Novice Challenge (Under 14yrs and Under 12yrs) 10.00am – 2.00pm Senior Novice Challenge (14yrs and over) 2.30pm – 5.00pm Regional Cadet Team Event 9.00am – 5.00pm Senior Regional Championships (14 and over)   Foil  Epee and Sabre + Master…

By: Beth Davidson

Want to try a fun way to be fitter? With friends or familiy? Fencing is a great way to improve cardiovascular fitness, strength, flexibility, core-stability, speed and MENAL AGILITY, without event knowing it! North East Fencing in partnership with local clubs, have beginner’s courses starting in the Autumn.  These are aimed at 14+ years but fencing is suitable for ages…

By: Beth Davidson

For established and developing coaches, it is important to ensure coach paperwork (Safeguarding Protecting Children, DBS and First Aid 6hrs) is under 3 years old to remain on the register as well as other generic courses for skill development. Tees Valley Sport are subsidising some of these courses for coaches who live and/or work in the Tees Valley area. For…

By: Beth Davidson

Fencing Centre Durham are encouraging the over 40s to try something different and start FENCING! From the 10th September for 12 weeks we have a fantastic deal of 12 weeks for £40. This includes all the fencing equipment!.  Have a go at the foil, epee and sabre with coaching from Hungarian Master, Laszlo Jakab! Venue: Graham Sports Centre, Durham University,…

By: Beth Davidson

Refereeing can be an interesting, challenging and rewarding experience, essential to any competition, at any level!  Understanding basic refereeing can help you as a fencer, volunteer or parent, to understand how and why hits are awarded!  Learning how to referee can offer opportunities to travel around the country and maybe internationally! If you wish to become a registered referee with…

By: Beth Davidson

The LPJS is widely recognised in fencing circles as the best introduction to competitive fencing. Held all over the country, there should be at least one competition fairly close to where you live. Fencers of differing standards compete, from relative beginners to the very experienced. The organisers of the Durham LPJS are used to welcoming new fencers and their parents,…

By: Beth Davidson

North East England Regional Fencing has won a prestigious national award for their Street Swords programme in the Sport and Recreation Alliance’s Community Sport and Recreation Awards. The Alliance’s President, HRH The Earl of Wessex, presented the club with the Innovative Project Award at a ceremony in St James’s Palace in London on 9 July. Innovation is what brought sportingactivities…