Tag Archives: beginners

Notice of EGM – Mon 16th December

Classic fencing lungeFrom the Committee, Sway Fencing Club: an Extraordinary General Meeting will be held Monday 16th December, Brockenhurst Sports Centre at 8.15 until approx. 8.45, to discuss the future of the Club.

In spite of a hugely successful three seasons at Brockenhurst, the Club finds the challenging current season about to become more difficult with the further loss of key personnel.

It is with great sadness that Vicki Pritchard and Robin Catling have announced their withdrawal from the club with their impending move to Devon. This sudden loss of coaching and admin resource in an already depleted Club only adds to the need to make drastic changes in the way that the Club operates. Continue reading »

Southern Region
Hub Days 2014

Fencing classic lungeThe first three hub dates are now arranged for 2014, so book the dates and join us at St Gabriels in Newbury:

  • January 5th
  • February 23rd
  • March 23rd

January is our ‘competition’ themed day. Continue reading »

Sway Juniors Go Gold!

Sway U13 Gold medal epee team: Arnie Seal, Serena Hogg, Aaron CrickIn a day of high drama, Sway Fencing Club took it’s first team win from the Southern Region Age Groups.

While the U16 Epee team of Jacob Crick, Will Prendergast and David Pugh were narrowly edged out of the medals in fourth, last year’s silver medallists Aaron Crick, Serena Hogg and Arnie Seal went one better in the U13 relay to take the title. Continue reading »

New Forest Novices 2013

Fencing SalueThe second New Forest Novices Fencing Competition: Sunday 10th Nov. 2012

A novices fencing competition to be held at:
Hordle Walhampton School,
Lymington, Hampshire.  SO41 5ZG
(B3054 Walhampton Hill / Main Road)

The New Forest Novices is a friendly, informal event aimed at novice fencers of all ages from across the New Forest, Isle of Wight and invited guests.  Full details on the New Forest Novices Page

Get the poster and entry form.

News: Growth at Sway Fencing Club

Sway Summer Sabre School 2013Originally featured on the British Fencing web-site, 23rd September 2013

Competitive Pricing and Fun Key to Success

Last year, Sway Fencing Club set about growing their membership and opening up a satellite club whilst at the same time delivering fencing sessions to young people who might otherwise not have access to the sport.  This is a project that they had been working on in conjunction with New Forest District Council, Sport Hampshire & Isle of Wight, Sported and England Fencing for three years. Continue reading News: Growth at Sway Fencing Club

News: Wheelchair Fencing at Brockenhurst College

Wheelchair Fencing for taster and course: Brockenhurst College from 27 AprilAn exciting new sports opportunity, supported by Hampshire/IOW Sport and New Forest District Council.

A chance to try this exciting Paralympic sport!
Free Taster Session:
Saturday 26th October, 12.00-3.00pm

6-week beginners’ course only £15, commencing Thursday 31st October:
Juniors (11-15) & Adults 6.30-8.30pm Continue reading News: Wheelchair Fencing at Brockenhurst College