Olympic Fencing Qualification Update


Fencing.net has some information on the latest updates for Fencers/Teams qualifying for the London Olympics

Check it out Link 



National Veterans Rankings Update


The National Veterans Rankings have been updated post the D.H. McKenzie AFF#1 Tournament.

Link 



AFF #1 D H McKenzie results


Open Results

Men’s Sabre: 1st Sutherlan Scudds WA, 2nd Zak Leonard WA, =3rd Frederic Jaccard NSW, =3rd Adam Wilcock NSW.

Women’s Sabre: 1st Jess Brooks NSW, 2nd Cheryl Chan NSW, =3rd Samantha Auty VIC, =3rd Anna Crawford QLD.

Men’s Épée: 1st Seamus Robonson VIC2nd Will Dolley VIC=3rd Matteo Barchiesi SA, =3rd Mark Grant QLD.

Women’s Épée1st Diana Sher VIC2nd Amy Reynolds VIC=3rd Jenny Jackson NZL, =3rd Abby Nutt NSW.

Men’s Foil: 1st Abdullateef Alhumaidan VIC2nd Marek Jamrozy WA=3rd Ali Abdullah VIC, =3rd Lucas Webber Vic.

Women’s Foil: 1st Claire Daniel QLD2nd Emily Marotta VIC=3rd Jackie Budniak NSW, =3rd Margarita Sokolovskaja NSW.

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Veterans Results

Men’s Sabre: 1st Kim Moir VIC2nd Gary Sudran WA=3rd Tim Magill VIC, =3rd Simon Auty VIC.

Women’s Sabre: 1st Harriet Jordan NSW2nd Meredith Coleman SA3rd Jane Menary SA

Men’s Foil1st Adam Reynolds VIC2nd Roger McIntosh VIC=3rd Geoff Webber VIC (50+), 

=3rd Andrey Tyschenko NSW, David Hubbard (60+). 

Women’s Foil: 1st Abby Nutt NSW2nd Julie Seggie NSW (50+), =3rd Kim Moore NSW, 

=3rd Angela Dobson-Block VIC .

Men’s Épée: 1st Andrey Tyschenko NSW2nd Murray Thompson VIC=3rd Bruno Charlesworth VIC (50+), =3rd Georg Mittermair SA, Danny Robson VIC (60+).

Women’s Épée: 1st Abby Nutt NSW2nd Carol Sullivan VIC=3rd Julie Seggie NSW (50+), =3rd Angela Dobson-Block VIC.

For full results Link



Asian Championships U23 Australian Team


Congratulations to the Athletes selected to represent Australia at the Inaugral U23 Asian Championships in Manilla, Philippines 2-9 June 

Mens Epee: Nick Davies, James Lewis, Michael Nelson, Kristian Radford, reserve Luke Mansfield.

Womens Epee: Michelle Hawkins.

Mens Foil: Simon Capon.

Womens Sabre: Samantha Auty, Francis Williams.

Mens Sabre:  Mitchell Fox, Gareth Maclean, Sutherlan Scudds, Adam Wilcock

Check the AFF website for more details

updated 22/4/12



State Veterans Squad - Melbourne Fencing Centre


Training Time: Thursday Nights 6:30-8:30.

Any athlete wishing to participate, please contact  veterans@fencingvictoria 

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chris@swordfightersaustralia.com

Session : 22nd March come along and join the squad:         Skill: Remise, renewal of attack. 

…………Just prior to AFF #1 !!!

Next Session:   Thursday 5/4/12         

Check out this humourous piece on youtube ….

@  6:30  Level 1, 204-206 Arden St North Melbourne.     

Public transport:* by train (closest station is North Melbourne -10 minute walk down Laurens Street)* by tram

Closest stop is No 15 on Abbotsford Street on route 57 -8 minute walk down Arden Street

Vic Vets



Nike - New Advertising Campaign


Appropriate, and appealing to some..

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Hopefully it will encourage some new recruits into the sport!

A bit of publicity doesnt hurt.. 



Sword Fighters Australia Advertising Campaign


The latest campaign to bring people to Fencing..

206 Bourke St Melbourne CBD..  Rolling Advertisment

Check it out!

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Hopefully lots of people notice it… !



State Veterans Squad - Melbourne Fencing Centre


Training Time: Thursday Nights 6:30-8:30.

Any athlete wishing to participate, please contact  veterans@fencingvictoria 

Chris Jones 0409 013 171

chris@swordfightersaustralia.com

Session : 15th March come along and join the squad:         Skill: Feint Disengage Attack, Feint Counter-Parry Riposte. 

Next Session:   Thursday 22/3/12         

 just prior to AFF #1 !!!

Check out this humourous piece on youtube ….

@  6:30  Level 1, 204-206 Arden St North Melbourne.     

Public transport:* by train (closest station is North Melbourne -10 minute walk down Laurens Street)* by tram

Closest stop is No 15 on Abbotsford Street on route 57 -8 minute walk down Arden Street

Vic Vets



Fencing at Schools


Just a few random shots from school Beginner Classes..

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If your school is keen to get involved in Fencing contact your State Fencing Federation.

For more details contact chris@swordfightersaustralia.com



State Veterans Squad - Melbourne Fencing Centre


Training Time: Thursday Nights 6:30-8:30.

Any athlete wishing to participate, please contact  veterans@fencingvictoria 

Chris Jones 0409 013 171

chris@swordfightersaustralia.com

Session : 8th March come along and join the squad:         Skill: Counter Parry Riposte in the Lunge. 

Next Session:   Thursday 15/3/12         

 

Check out this humourous piece on youtube ….

@  6:30  Level 1, 204-206 Arden St North Melbourne.     

Public transport:* by train (closest station is North Melbourne -10 minute walk down Laurens Street)* by tram

Closest stop is No 15 on Abbotsford Street on route 57 -8 minute walk down Arden Street

Vic Vets



London Olympics 2012 Fencing Schedule


London Olympic Games Fencing Timetable 

July 28
Women’s individual Foil

July 29
Men’s individual Sabre

July 30
Women’s individual Épée

July 31
Men’s individual Foil

August 1
Men’s individual Épée

Women’s individual Sabre

August 2
Women’s Foil Teams

August 3
Men’s Sabre Teams

August 4
Women’s Épée Teams

August 5
Men’s Foil Teams



State Veterans Squad - Melbourne Fencing Centre


Training Time: Thursday Nights 6:30-8:30.

Any athlete wishing to participate, please contact  veterans@fencingvictoria 

Chris Jones 0409 013 171

chris@swordfightersaustralia.com

Session : 1st March come along and join the squad:         Skill: Beat 6/counter beat, Disnegage, Derobe threatening attack. 

Next Session:   Thursday 8/3/12         

 

Check out this humourous piece on youtube ….

@  6:30  Level 1, 204-206 Arden St North Melbourne.     

Public transport:* by train (closest station is North Melbourne -10 minute walk down Laurens Street)* by tram

Closest stop is No 15 on Abbotsford Street on route 57 -8 minute walk down Arden Street

Vic Vets



What makes a good “Athletes Parent” ?


Great article on www.thepostgame.com on what makes an Athletes Parent a “Good Parent”

Interesting read, check it out.. Link


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