Devon Fencing News

Devon Epeeists fence for England

Congratulations to two Plymouth fencers who represented England in Wratislavia, Poland on 17th March at the 'Challenge Wratislavia' international competition! Fantastic placings for Taylor Ashby who achieved 15th in the U15 women's epee and Abbie Black who came 27th in the U13 women's epee.

South West Hub Training

The next South West regional 'Hub' training day will be held on 16th April at Bristol Grammar School. Open to all fencers and coaches, this will be a pre BYC session for fencers focusing on core skills, tactical applications and bout management. All ages and abilities welcome. Working with the England Fencing SW committee we will also be running some coach development sessions subject to regional demand. More details to follow. The morning session will run from 10.00 -12.30. The afternoon session from 1.15 -4.00. Registration for the day can be made on line at All sessions aimed at ‘Learning and Training to Train’. Athletic Development specialists at a

Beginner Course - Tiverton Swords

Five week beginner course at Petroc Fitness Centre, Tiverton. Tiverton Swords Fencing Club's training on Wednesday evenings is so popular that the Beginner Course needs its own space on THURSDAY evenings at Petroc Fitness Centre. The new course starts on 17th March 2016, and after completion you are welcome to fence on the main club night. Places are limited so BOOKING IN ADVANCE is essential. To reserve your place and get all the details, please email or call/text 07719 225965. Petroc Fitness Centre, Bolham Road, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6SH.

Website Update

The DCFU website has had a Spring Clean! With updates to the events, entry forms, extra links and more shareable content, it will make for an easy-to-use experience and a hub for the lastest Devon Fencing news. If you have content to add: news, pictures, club competitions etc, please send details to one of the DCFU committee contacts.

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