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2018 BF Consultation on changes to Selection

British Fencing launches a community consultation to seek views on proposals to change the Selection Policy for Senior World Cups and Grand Prixs.

This proposal follows a review conducted by the International Senior Management Group supported by the BF CEO and Chair.

Blair Cremin joins Scottish Fencing

Scottish Fencing appoints Blair Cremin as Club Development Manager

 

Scottish Fencing is delighted to announce Blair Cremin is joining the team on April 23rd as Club Development Manager.

Blair has a strong sports development CV and most recently spent over 4 years as the Regional Development Manager for the East and Central regions of Netball Scotland, overseeing a significant club and membership growth programme. 

2018 CFC and CJCFC Team Staff appointments

Scottish Fencing has appointed Michelle Johnston as Team Manger and Andy Alderman as Lead Coach for the Junior and Senior Commonwealth Championships.  They will work together to oversee the preparation of the Scotland teams for both events, the first in Newcastle in July and the second in Canberra, Australia, in November.

Alex Pearson leaves Scottish Fencing

Scottish Fencing says goodbye today to Alex Pearson as he leaves the role of Club Development Officer after 7 months.

Alex was pivotal in many areas during his time particularly around developing robust management information alongside building strong relationships with clubs embarking on their own Development journeys.

Vincent Bryson, Scottish Fencing Chief Operating Officer was clear in his praise of Alex’s contribution.

2018 Sportsaid Scotland - bursaries

Scottish Fencing is very grateful to SportsAid Scotland, and its sponsor the Robertson Trust, for 2018 bursaries awarded to six Scottish fencers: Jess Corby, Kate Daykin, Chloe Dickson, Sarah-Jane Hampson, Mhairi McLaughlin and Katie Smith.

We were invited to make six nominations and asked fifteen of our fencers to make applications to us.  We are pleased that all six of those we submitted were successful, although all of our fifteen would have been worthy recipients. 

2018 “Next Steps” for coach education in Scotland

SCOTTISH FENCING COACH SEMINAR

24th - 25th March 2018

Salle Ossian Fencing Club

Unit 4, Riverview Business Park, Friarton Road, Perth, PH2 8DF

 

NEXT STEPS for the syllabus, coaching skills, CPD.

Coaches intending to attend should sign up here.  We need as many volunteer fencers as possible to attend each day between 1pm and 3pm to make the practical exercises exciting.  

Saturday 24th March

#ThisGirlFences - International Women's Day

To mark International Women's Day (8th March) Scottish Fencing are delighted to announce the launch of a new digital campaign ...

#ThisGirlFences

From 1st April 2018 Scottish Fencing will be featuring regular articles on-line about women and girls involved in Fencing, our Social Media volunteer Sarah-Jane Hampson will be leading this exciting new project.

Events postponed due to weather - Dundee Duel and CW prep

Due to the adverse weather:

Dundee Duel will run later in the year

CW preparation is likely to be on 17 March and we will confirm asap

2108 AGM

A big thank you to all who attended the recent AGM on the 24 February 2018.

A copy of the minute is here

You can see pictures of the award winners on the Scottish Fencing Facebook page

 

 

New Scottish Fencing Teamwear Partnership Launched

Scottish Fencing is delighted to launch our new teamwear partnership with PSL TeamSports and Canterbury.

Vincent Bryson, Scottish Fencing’s Chief Operating Officer is enthusiastic about the benefits partnering with 2 such high profile brands will bring.

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