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By: Beth Davidson

  The NE Region is inviting fencers and coaches to nominate potential team candidates to compete at the regional team championships, the Winton Cup on the 9th + 10th July 2016. This 6 weapon competition is needing up to 4 fencers per weapon to compete with other regions in the UK over this 2 day event. The venue is still…

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

Newcastle February and Easter fencing and shooting training days Newcastle Fencing Trust are holding training days over February half term and at Easter as follows: Tuesday 16/2 – fencing Thursday 18/2 – fencing and shooting £20 per day or £35 for both Tuesday 4/4 – fencing Wednesday 5/4 – fence and shoot Thursday 6/4 – pentathlon £20 per day or…

By: Beth Davidson

  Drop-in 4 Fencing is open to fencers and non-fencers who would like fence with their friends! This is not a club session,  is open to anybody over the age of 18 and only £8 per hour including equipment if you dont have any! Instruction is available by a qualified coach for free, all you need to do is come…

By: Beth Davidson

BYC Regional Qualifiers 5th March 2016 – Newcastle This competition is to select fencers for the British Youth Championships final taking place at the EIS in Sheffield, on 30th April – 2nd May 2016. Those who finish in the top 4 of these Regional Qualifiers will be entered by the North East and will represent our region at those national…

By: Beth Davidson

The Paralympic Association this week announced their selections of referees for the Paralympics in Rio next year and two familiar faces from the North East were part of that elite list!  Chris Farren and Duncan Rowlands who fence at Laszlo’s Fencing in Durham, were rewarded for their hard work over this season to be part of the Paralymic arbitrage in…

By: Beth Davidson

As part of the Leon Paul Junior Series of competitions, the beautiful City of Durham in the North East of England invites junior fencers in the UK ! In 2016 we have included a mixed foil team event in age groups U13, U15. This will be fenced relay in 5 hit bout targets up to a team total of 20…

By: Beth Davidson

WomensSeniorFoil  Ranking  Name  First name  Country  Club  1  DAVIDSON  Beth  LASZLOS FENCING  2  MCCALLUM  Tegan  LASZLOS FENCING  3  HEYWOOD  Louisa  TEESSIDE FENCING CLUB MensSeniorEpee Ranking  Name  First name  Country  Club  1  WINSTANLEY  Liam  TEAM NEWCASTLE  2  BULLOCK  Jonathan  NORTHUMBRIA UNI  3  BELL  Jack  LASZLOS FENCING  3  CUDWORTH  Mark  NORTHUMBRIA UNI  5  SPICER  Tristan  TEAM NEWCASTLE  6  WHITTON  Andrew  DURHAM PHOENIX…

By: Beth Davidson

This weekend was the Cadet U17 international event in Ankora in Turkey.  A total of 81 fencers from all over the world were present looking for ranking points! Matt Dickinson from Laszlo’s Fencing in Durham took the gold medal beating Emil Thewanger from Austria 15-6 in the final Matt was one of four fencers competing for Great Britian and is…

By: Beth Davidson

British Fencing have awarded Bronze Medals of Houour to Newcastle Fencing Centre coach Iain Aberdeen and Master Armourer and Harlequins coach Rob Kirby! These awards are to commend the work that people do for fencing in the UK and will be awarded at the AGM on the 10th October.

By: Beth Davidson

Last night 130 people gathered in the Great Hall of Durham Castle, a world heritage site to raise funds for Gemma Collis, Paralympic wheelchair fencer in support of her aim to be at the Rio Games. Gemma currently has no funding and is a full-time student at Durham University but is well placed to secure a place in Rio, providing…