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By: Beth Davidson

The North East Region is inviting fencing novices, fencers from the Region and Minifencers to come and compete at the NE Fencing Challenge weekend on the 24th+25th October hosted at Newcastle Fencing Centre. There is something for any level of fencer so we are encouraging all to come! Saturday 24th October Sunday 25th October 9.00am – 2.00pm Junior Novice Open…

By: Beth Davidson

NE Region England Fencing are inviting expressions of interest from cadet fencers in all weapons to represent the North East at the Cadet Winton Cup inter-Region team event at Millfield School in Summerset.  The age criteria are fencers who are under 17 on 1st January 2015 (Born 1998 or later).  All fencers need to be full members of British Fencing and available for both…

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 for this season.  These are aimed at 11+ years but fencing is suitable for ages 6…

By: Beth Davidson

September 12 @ 9:00 am - September 13 @ 6:00 pm | £20.00 We are please to announce that we will be hosting the Newcastle LPJS foil, sabre and epee on the weekend of 12/13 September. There are competitions for U9, U11, U13 and U15. Please circle the category you wish to enter on the form. Please click on the links to download…

By: Beth Davidson

The weekend of the 4th and 5th July saw the inter-Regional championships take place in Nottingham where the best fencers from UK regions come together and battle it out in foil, epee and sabre to be crowned the best! 9 regions were represented on this 2 day event with 486 bouts being fought! For the North East many of our…

By: Beth Davidson

Sarah and Millie are Scottish Epee Champions: Sarah Harvey retained her U17 Epee title and Millie Robson won the U13 Epee competition at the Scottish Youth Championships -well done! http://www.newcastlefencingsportstrust.org/u13-u17-scottish-epee-champions/ Thomas, Tori and Sarah off to UK School Games Sarah Harvey (Scotland) will be competing against her team mate Tori Hide (England) in the UK School Games in September.  Thomas…

By: Beth Davidson

North East Region England Fencing would like to pass on their sincerest condolancies to the family of Barry Flood, who died on Wednesday. Barry was instrumental in the development of fencing in the North East by establishing an elite training centre based at Durham University and bringing in Olympic head coach Laszlo Jakab from Hungary in 1996. Salle Jakab was…

By: Beth Davidson

TO BOOK AND RESERVE A PLACE In a unique collaboration, Durham University’s Team Durham and North East Fencing have come together to support Paralympian wheelchair fencer, Gemma Collis, in raising funds to cover costs associated with her qualifying run to the next Paralympic Games in Rio in September 2016. Gemma is currently studying law at Durham University. In 2008 she…

By: Beth Davidson

Newcastle Fencing Trust are hosting the following training camps in August: 21 July, 4 and 25 August  Archery/ Shoot Camp 10-14 August  Performance Summer Camp This is aimed at competitive fencers who want to improve their technical and tactical ability in a intensive environment with like minded fencers. The cost is £270 for the week, but we are offering an early…

By: Beth Davidson

If you are a volunteer, referee or coach you may need to possess a first aid, safeguarding children,  etc. certificate as part of your British Fencing registration requirements. North Ease Course Finder is a website in which you can find many courses located all over the region. WEB SITE LINK   http://www.necoursefinder.org/  

By: Beth Davidson

Congratulations to Sarah Harvey who is captaining the Scottish U17 Epee team who are travelling to South Africa in July this summer. Scottish Fencing has announced that Sarah Harvey, 15, has been selected for the Cadet & Junior Commonwealth Fencing Championships 2015. The Championships will take place in Cape Town, South Africa 10-17th July 2015. The Cadet event is for…

By: Beth Davidson

  15 year old fencer from East Boldon, Matt Dickinson went on to beat all infront of him at this weekend’s British Youth Championships in Sheffield boys epee event!  50 fencers were in the U16 catagory, representing all regions in the UK.   Matt won all of his initial pool fights to give him a seeding of no 3.  His…