Events

Juniors and Adults Fencing for 2018

New for January 2018


Junior fencing sabreJuniors’ Introduction to Olympic Foil

Juniors’ fencing returns to Parklands Leisure centre:

  • Tuesdays, 5-6pm
  • Commencing Jan. 16th
  • Parklands Sports Hall
  • 4-week short course
  • Ages 8-14yrs
  • Equipment provided
  • £20
  • Contact: Robin Catling 07956 409818 or westdevonswords@gmail.com

Adults Introduction to Epée – the Spirit of the Duel!Hants epee final

  • Tuesdays, 7-8pm
  • Commencing Jan. 16th
  • Okehampton College Drama Studio
  • 4-week short course
  • Ages 15yrs+
  • Equipment provided
  • £20
  • Contact: Robin Catling 07956 409818 or westdevonswords@gmail.com

Historical SwordplayRapier and Dagger sparring

  • Thursdays 8-9.30pm
  • Re-commencing Jan. 11th
  • Okehampton Baptist Church
  • Continuing rapier, longsword, sword and buckler
  • Ages 16yrs+
  • Equipment provided
  • £6 per session
  • See more at westdevonswords.info
  • Contact: Robin Catling 07956 409818 or westdevonswords@gmail.com

 

“Solidarity” the theme of World Fencing Day

FIE World Fencing Day 2017The International Fencing Federation (FIE) announced the theme for the 2017 World Fencing Day will be ‘Solidarity’, to be recognized on Saturday, September 9.

This International day of fencing emphasizes ‘Fencing Together, Universal Fencing’. The FIE is promoting worldwide participation in its theme, encouraging fencing country federations, confederations, athletes, schools, clubs, and others to join in the festivities and activities. …

WDS at Super Sporting Sunday – 16th July

West Devon Swords at the South West Youth Games 2017West Devon Swords will be at Okhampton Sports and Fitness Festival’s Super Sporting Funday on July 16th at Simmons Park. We’ll be there with plastic fencing for the juniors and the chance to try some historical swordplay with longsword and rapier.

“Great chances to take part in archery, fitness sessions , swims, tennis, putting, fencing, runs or walks, badminton, table tennis, putting, trampolining and even a climbing wall- all at Parklands or with us at OCRA .

There’s also lots for children and adults of all ages to do also, so people can come along on their own and with family and friends. Refreshments are available.”