The Point

Although we no longer publish Scottish Fencing's magazine, The Point, in paper form, it will live on here where we will collect together various magazine-type articles.

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  • Scottish Fencing is today publishing the findings of a recent consultation exercise, conducted by the sports consultancy “Growing Sport”.

    The Consultancy was tasked to gather feedback and offer recommendations around four key areas of: Membership growth, SwordMark, Club Development and Talent Development.

    This information was sought as Scottish Fencing is currently drafting a strategic plan with a timeframe up to 2025. The recommendations from today’s published...

    19 Apr 2018
  • 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. 

    Prior to his time at netball,...

    3 Apr 2018
  • 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.

    “It was a pleasure to work with Alex...

    28 Mar 2018
  • 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...

    19 Mar 2018
  • The following fencers have been selected to represent Scotland at this year's Veteran's 4 Nations Match to be held in April at Glasgow Caledonian University.

    Men's Foil

    • Mike McKay (Captain)
    • Nick Mort
    • Paul Stanbridge
    • Kevin Milne


    Men's Epee

    • Hugh Kernohan (Captain)
    • George Liston
    • Erik Moncrieff
    • Andrew Munley



    17 Mar 2018

    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...

    15 Mar 2018
  • Big successes at the Veteran Age Group qualifier this week for Scottish fencers qualifying them for the European team championships in the Netherlands. For those who won gold, there is also a guaranteed place for the World Championships in Livorno Italy in October.


    • Mike McKay - MF Cat 2
    • David Stephen Rennie - MS Cat 3
    • Georgina Usher - WE Cat 1
    • Nick Mort - MF Cat 1
    • Viv Frith - WS Cat 4



    5 Mar 2018
  • 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



    1 Mar 2018