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Masterclasses, Lymington 2014

Alan Knowles masterclassWe will be holding two master classes with Level 4 coach Alan Knowles on two Sundays in the New Year:

  • Sunday January 19th
  • Sunday February 2nd

Not only useful training for those competing this season, but a chance to work with a top coach in the Region.

The session will run from 10am until approximately 3.30 and is open to all ages and all weapons.

Details of the day and the modest cover charge will be posted shortly.

Please turn out to show your support for the club and appreciation of Alan’s time and effort; we can promise you will get a full and fun-packed session in return!

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 »

Sabre Coaching Day Sun. 18th Aug

Sabre fencing dayAs part of our ongoing sabre course for the club coaches, we have an extra training day at Lymington HLC (Priestlands campus) from 10-4.30ish on Sunday 18th Aug.

We would appreciate some some sabreurs to practice on, so if you would like a day’s back-to-basics coaching, please join us for the grand sum of £5 to cover the venue and Alan Knowles’ time. Continue reading Sabre Coaching Day Sun. 18th Aug