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Book: The Newcomer’s Guide to Competition Fencing

Newcomer's Guide to Competition FencingRobin Catling

In the highly technical sport of Modern Olympic Fencing, stepping up from the club to competition can seem a daunting, baffling prospect – but no longer.

This newcomer’s guide sets out the requirements, formats, rules, etiquette and the all-important technical language. All you need to take your first steps into competition without looking like a wide-eyed novice.

Ideal for the club fencer, parents of fencers or partners of fencers, the Newcomers’ Guide is based on thirty years experience from a competitor and coach.

Format: Kindle Edition
File Size: 4183 KB
Print Length: 192 pages
Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
Publisher: Proactivity Press; 1 edition (12 July 2020)
Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
Language: English
ASIN: B08CVNQNYB
Text-to-Speech: Enabled
X-Ray: Not Enabled
Word Wise: Enabled
Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled

Paperback: 150 pages
Publisher: Proactivity Press (13 July 2020)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1916119425
ISBN-13: 978-1916119420
Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 0.9 x 22.9 cm

WDS at Okehampton Scouts

1st Okehampton Scouts 2020We paid a return visit to 1st Okehampton Scouts this week; 24 scouts in two sessions with full metal kit in not the largest hut; no incidents and a fun time had by all. We’ll see them again in the Easter term for a little light archery.

Federation Schools Multi-skills for Summer 2019

As the second half of the Summer term rolls around, West Devon Swords is out at the Devon Federation Schools annual sports jamboree, the Federation Schools Multi-skills 2019Multi-skills Festival for primary age pupils.

Hosted once again at Whitchurch Cricket Club, the outfield becomes a circuit for a collection of different sports, with each group of 9-20 pupils rotating through all the sports in the course of a morning or afternoon. …

OCRA Juniors advance

Image: Grade Two passes: Todd Rook and Brendan Miles
Grade Two passes: Todd Rook and Brendan Miles

Further congratulations to Todd Rook and Brendan Miles (pictured) who achieved British Fencing Grade Two Foil just before our Summer break.

Well-drilled after going through the grade one and two syllabus back-to-back, it was a pass with honours, just in time to put weapons down for the first round of Summer weather. …