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By: Beth Davidson

FOIL LPJS 2014 U9 Boys Foil Durham LPJS 2014 U9 Girls Foil Durham LPJS 14 U11 Boys Foil Durham LPJS 2014 U11 Girls Foil Durham LPJS 2014 U13 Boys Foil Durham LPJS 2014 U13 Girls Foil Durham LPJS 2014 U15 Boys Foil Durham LPJS 2014 U15 Girls Foil EPEE Durham LPJS 2014 U11 Boys Epee Durham LPJS 2014 U13 Boys…

By: Beth Davidson

The British Disabled Fencing Association are holding the first of a series of UK regions training days for wheelchair fencing. This is open to experienced wheelchair fencers as well as offering an opportunity in the afternoon session for those with a perminant leg disability to try fencing. Led by National Paralympic Coach, Laszlo Jakab, the day will combine fencing drills…

By: Beth Davidson

DOWNLOAD NOMINATION FORM - WintonCup fencer notice 2014 North East Fencing is now on the hunt for our best fencers who are able to represent the Region at the Senior Winton Cup competition being held on the weekend of 5th + 6th JULY 2014 Fencers from all weapons and clubs are invited to nominate those for selection to the Regional team to compete against other regions…

By: Beth Davidson

Newcastle Fencing Club coach Iain Aberdeen completed the huge challenge and completed the equivalent of 5 marathons in hot dessart in the Marathon des Sables on Friday 11th April. http://www.darbaroud.com/en/2014-edition/the-race.html Iain took up this the Sahara desert challenge is in aid of two North East based charities: the Children’s Heart Unit at the Freeman and Newcastle Fencing and Sports Trust….

By: Beth Davidson

Updated 8th April 2014 U9 Boys Foil Forename Surname Eurig Elis Jed Silk William Lauga Dominic Kiss Jaimie Cook Tiger Li Faaris El Saie Noah Morrison U9 Girls Foil Forename Surname Williamson Lexie Emily Beckett Kristina Beasy Ellie Woolstencroft Edith Jones Hema Rashid Phoebe Bland U11 Boys Foil Forename Surname Benjamin Houghton Peter Caughey Adam Ashraf Dylan Daniel Alex Home…

By: Beth Davidson

On Saturday15th March, the Royal Navy challenged the clubs of the North East to a friendly competition on the banks of the Tyne within the Marine facility RMR Tyne.  This annual event normally takes place at HMS Calliope near the Sage at Gateshead but due to the MOD moving operations to the Tyne the competition moved with it. Teams from…

By: Beth Davidson

  The Refereeing Qualifications for British Fencing are as follows: 1– Basic Referee Has an understanding of the role of a referee and has demonstrated the ability to apply the rules to a bout. 2 – Referee Demonstrated ability to referee during the poules and early DE rounds of Open competitions. 3– National Referee Demonstrated ability to referee from thepoules to the final of a medium sized Open competition. 4 – Senior National Referee Demonstrated ability to referee at any level of a national competition. DOWNLOAD FULL DOCUMENT

By: Beth Davidson

  This weekend saw many fencers from the North East compete at the British Veteran National Championships taking place in Gloucester.  This annual event is where all the best fencers in the over 40 age categories fight it out to be National Champion and secure a place on the GB team for the European Veteran Championships in May. The first day of competition was devoted…

By: Beth Davidson

WHAT IS GO/FENCE? GO/FENCE is a fun and easy way to start fencing, a great way to keep fit and healthy – for body and mind – and a good way to meet new friends. More importantly, it’s fun! GO/FENCE uses plastic and foam equipment, making it quick, easy, adaptable, and safe. British Fencing’s GO/FENCE Leader Course teaches individuals aged…

By: Beth Davidson

Tyne and Wear Sport has launched the Club Bursary Scheme with the aim of providing clubs with the opportunity to increase and retain new participants and improve the current situation within their club.   Grants of between £100 and £500 will be available with a specific focus on providing clubs with the opportunity to purchase: •           Equipment – for example,…