The next National Fencing Academy - SUNEE training day is taking place on Sunday the 17th April at Newcastle University. This is open for fencers aged 14 - 20 years who have aspirations for or are fencing internationally.
Application form below. £40 per session or £180 for 5. All payments and completed forms need to go to Katie Dolan at BFA - firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline 14th April
The programme on the 17th April includes a workshop by guest lecturer Chris Barrett, into:
- Why do fencers get injured: mechanics and movement patterns specific to fencing
Common injuries faced by fencer including a look at the pathologies behind these
- Management strategies of the common injuries
• Self management of soft tissue restriction
Strength and Conditioning training and understanding will be lead by the University coach, Julie Twaddle.
Fencing training will be lead by:
- Robert Kiss - Foil
- Iain Aberdeen - Epee
- Laszlo Jakab - Sabre
For those not attending the Academy as a fencer, there is a refereeing course for all weapons - information attached
Coaches are also welcome to attend the lectures and training sessions free of charge.
For further information about the National Fencing Academy, you can download a presentation here - DOWNLOAD
Future training dates are 26 June, 31 July, 4 September, 23 October, 6 November, 27 December.
Application Form (doc)
Refereeing Course (doc)