First, our young and emerging fencers
get the opportunity to compete and test their abilities against the best fencers
A GIFTED fencer
, currently studying at The Sixth Form College, Solihull, has won two gold medals in the 2017 School Games at Loughborough University.
This is a wonderful opportunity for local fencers
from our seven Western Australian clubs - particularly our strong masters competition.
It is perceived to be a dangerous sport for children as fencers
deal with swords but this great Olympic sport is very safe.
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A total of 183 fencers
from all over the UAE participated in the two-day competition, which was held under the auspices of the Dubai Sports Council and was sponsored by Gargash Enterprises Mercedes-Benz.
The club always tries to support the competitive aspect of the sport for our athletes while still retaining the friendly welcoming atmosphere that allows beginner fencers
to feel at ease.
This past season, Academy fencers
Madeleine Girardot, Alyssa Hofilena and Ryan Redhead won their divisions at the 2014 NCAA West Region Fencing Championships in Pasadena, Calif.
though tend to be taller, but height is not a requirement for success in epee.
Ranked seventh in the nation out of about 300 other fencers
in her age group,
- Shn Lalvani and Kiril Kalinov - took part in the Cup of Mayor of Bourgas international fencing event organized by the Bulgarian Fencing Federation in the beautiful seaside town of Bourgas recently.
The 24-hour programme caters for fencers
of all experiences but on Saturday there are specific activities for beginners and families from 10am.