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Bulletin – new term Sept 2014

Image: Olympics_Day5_FencingDear All

As I wash the kit  and have it drying round my house I am reminded that we have plenty of club kit for sale.

A list of competitions will go onto our new website in the next few weeks and I would draw your attention to the Southern Region fencing day as I good way to kick start your training if you intend to enter any competition:

http://www.southernfencing.org.uk/contacts/southern-regional-hub-entry foil and epee training

The day starts at 10.am St Gabriel’s School Newbury cost £20 for the day bring lunch, snacks and water.

For further details go to http://www.southernfencing.org.uk/hub

Looking forward to seeing you all on Tuesday.

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Adult beginners and regulars for Sept. 2014

We are running a 6-week taster session at Priestlands on Tuesday evenings 7.30-9pm  which runs on from the junior session.

Now is your chance to come and have a go! All the kit is provided and all you need are leggings/ long trousers, teeshirt and water bottle.

We are being coached by Andrew Norris from Southampton Epee Club. The cost is £45 for the six weeks . Why not come and have a try…
Best regards, Sarah

And for the experienced fencers…
After a year of juniors only, the club is going to try for a seniors session on Tuesdays from 9th Sept, between 7.30 and 9pm.

The venue is Priestlands School, Lyminton, in the gym, which is the free-standing building to the centre-right of the campus as you come up the main drive.

The cost will be £45 for 6 weeks (half a term).

Please pass this on to any senior New Forest Fencers, since attendance is key to making the session viable.

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Gallery 2014

Lashmars Invitation Cup, 2014

Lashmars Cup Presentation 2014
Also see: Gallery 2013

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Lymington and Sway success at Lashmars Invitation Cup

Lymington & Sway Fencing Club success at Lashmars Invitation Cup

On Sunday 27 April, Lymington and Sway Fencing Club (LSFC) hosted a the Lashmars Invitation Cup at Walhampton School, to launch their newly-merged fencing club. Continue reading

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Lashmars Invitation Cup 27th April

Lymington & Sway Fencing Club presents:

The Lashmars Invitation Cup

Sunday 27th April, 10am-3pm
Walhampton School, Lymington. SO41 5ZG Continue reading

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SR Fencing Age Group Épée and Sabre, 9th March

A reminder from Fiona Loughran, the Southern Region Competitions Secretary, that the closing date approaches.

With thanks to all those who have already submitted their entries for this competition on Sunday 9 March a reminder that the closing date is fast approaching so please get your entries in by 10pm on Saturday 1 March. Continue reading

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Merger Gives the New Forest a Fencing ‘Superclub’

Fencing in the New Forest enters a new phase in 2014 with the merger of two established clubs to form Lymington & Sway Fencing Club.

Founded in 1989 by Roy Stocks, Sway Fencing Club achieved notable medal wins at county and regional level over the past two seasons, at both senior and junior level. Matched by the Lymington Walhampton Fencing Club originally set up by Roy’s coach, Chris Holroyd, the two clubs have recently entered joint teams and each had juniors qualify for the British Youth Championships.

The union of the two clubs has come about with the departure of two key personnel, Robin Catling and Vicki Pritchard, who are moving to Devon. Continue reading

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New Year, New Term

We held the first club night of the New Year last week and were inundated with members old and new.

There were about 35 in total with ages ranging from 8 to 21, including Lymington, Sway and Waterside fencers. It was a fabulous night if a little daunting as to where to fit them all!

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Priestlands 2014 Re-start Jan 14th

Regular club sessions re-start at Priestlands Gym on Tuesday 14th January, at the usual time of 6.30-8pm.

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Gallery 2013

2013 Sabre Teams

The Regional Winners

Regional Finalists

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