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By: Beth Davidson

COURSE: British Fencing – Introduction To Coaching Fencing Course  WEAPONS: Foil, Épéé or Sabre  DATES: 16th & 17th December 2017 TIMES: 0900hrs to 1700hrs GMT Times LOCATION: Graham Sports Centre | Durham University | Maiden Castle | Durham | DH1 3SE [click here for directions] COST: £140        [LINK TO BOOKING PAGE] ABOUT THIS COURSE    The Introduction To Coaching Fencing course is based on a modular approach with a…

By: Beth Davidson

This event is to be held on the 24th 25th March 2018 24th March – Foil U9, U11, U13, U15 25th March – Epee + Sabre U11, U13, U15 Foil Online Entry link  http://leonpauljuniorseries.co.uk/competitions/view/LPJSdurfoil18 Epee Online Entry link  http://leonpauljuniorseries.co.uk/competitions/view/LPJSdurepee18 Sabre Online Entry link  http://leonpauljuniorseries.co.uk/competitions/view/LPJSdursabre18 If you are interested in volunteering or refereeing this competition, please contact Regional Development Officer Beth Davidson…

By: Beth Davidson

Well done to our Regional fencers selected for the Veteran World Championships in Maribor in Slovinia! Carole Seheult Cat 4 Epee (Laszlo’s Fencing) Anton Pollard Cat 3 Epee (Laszlo’s Fencing) Duncan Rowlands Cat 2 Sabre (Laszlo’s Fencing) Andy Bex Cat 2 Sabre (Laszlo’s Fencing) For more information about the Veteran World Championships {LINK TO WEB PAGE}

By: Beth Davidson

Durham Wheelchair Fencer, Josh Waddell took Bronze medal at the inaugural U17 Wheelchair World Championships in Poland in the Cat A men’s epee event! The day before he was ranked 4th after achieving 5 victories and 1 loss in the poules but  narrowly lost in the quarter finals of the foil loosing to German Julilus Haupt 15-11.  In the men’s epee Josh…

By: Beth Davidson

North East Regional Development Officer, Beth Davidson was successful as was only one of two people selected from the UK to achieve the FIE coaching diploma course at the Budapest Fencing Academy. This three month course was attended by coaches from all over the world nominated by their Governing Body, working with fencing’s international federation (Federation Internationale d’Escrime) coach developer…

By: Beth Davidson

British Youth Championships North East England Regional Results First of all, on behalf of the NERFA Committee, a very warm and sincere thank you to all our young fencers, their parents and families and their coaches who travelled to Sheffield this past weekend to take part in the BYC finals. Altogether there were 49 entries for 18 of the 24…

By: Beth Davidson

This weekend at Manchester Fencing Centre the Veteran’s National Championships were taking place over 2 days.  Four catagories of ages over 40 and three weapons were competing for selection for the World Championships in Maribor, Slovenia in October. Saturday was the first medal achieved with Duncan Rowlands of Laszlo’s Fencing taking the Cat. 2 50-59 title in the Men’s Sabre…

By: Beth Davidson

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By: Beth Davidson

Girls Foil Results Final Rank Age Group Weapon Sex Surname Forename 1 U12 Foil Girl Smith Ruby 2 U12 Foil Girl Smithies Gabrielle 3 U12 Foil Girl Conner Rebecca 1 U14 Foil Girl King Ruby 1 U16 Foil Girl McCallum Tegan 2 U16 Foil Girl Weeks Charity 3 U16 Foil Girl Aitchison Daisy 3 U16 Foil Girl Miller Tanziila BYE…

By: Beth Davidson

Chris Cranston-Selby on the top of the podium Many of our fencers were competing this weekend with veteran and senior events! The first was for Laszlo’s Fencing with Rachel Connor taking the silver in the epee at the Leeds Open. At the same event Anton Pollard and Stephanie Land also took silver in the Men’s Epee and Women’s Sabre. Internationally Chris…