Category Archives: Competitions and Courses

Training courses at Newham Swords are run by ex-Olympic fencers Pierre Harper and Linda Strachan who now have young fencers in England and International competitions. You wont get better training than that.

Adult Club

An Adult Club meets on Fridays.

Beginners welcome

Venue: SportsDock, University of East London

Adult members and trainees

BF Coach Andrew Nisbet and Club Armourer Dram (4th from right) with other adult members and trainees [click for larger image]

Day: Friday
Time of Session: 7.45 – 9.45pm
Cost: £60 (for half term). Payable on first night.

£15 Discount for  UEL Students (ie one week free)

Weekly Guest fee: £15
All equipment provided
Just come along.

Experienced fencers welcome

 

National Youth Training Programme – July 2014

[jbox]COACHES:       OLYMPIC FENCERS & GB COACHES, PIERRE HARPER, GLEN GOLDING & LINDA STRACHAN

TIMES:             19th and 20th July 10.00AM – 5.00PM on BOTH DAYS

VENUE:           SPORTSDOCK, UNIVERSITY OF EAST lONDON, LONDON E16 2RD

COST:              £39 for one DAY; £70 FOR two DAYS

AGE RANGE:   10 – 19 YEAR OLDS    

ABILITY:           AIMED AT FENCERS (FOILISTS ONLY) WHO HAVE ACHIEVED GOOD RESULTS AT LPJS EVENTS, BYCS AND EYCS, OR WHO HAVE INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE AT U15, CADET AND JUNIOR INTERNATIONALS

DRINK/FOOD: FENCERS ARE ASKED TO BRING A PACKED LUNCH AND SUFFICIENT DRINK FOR THE CAMP. VENDING MACHINES AND A RESTAURANT ARE AVAILABLE AT THE VENUE

CAR PARK:      free of charge

AIMS OF THE CAMP

  • TO IMPROVE FENCING FITNESS
  • DEVELOP TECHNIQUE (E.G. FOR FOOTWORK, BLADEWORK)
  • PROVIDE ADVICE ON TRAINING FOR COMPETITIONS/SEASON PLANNING
  • TEAM MATCH TRAINING
  • DEVELOP USE OF STRATEGIES FOR SPARRING

PLACES ARE LIMITED TO SEVENTY FENCERS. TO ATTEND THE CAMP PLEASE PRINT AND RETURN THE NYTP July 2014 Entry Form

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Newham Swords Summer Training Camp 2014

 [jbox]COACHES:       OLYMPIC FENCERS AND GB COACHES, PIERRE HARPER AND LINDA STRACHAN

TIMES:             10.30AM TO 4.30PM EACH DAY

VENUE:           SPORTSDOCK, UNIVERSITY OF EAST LONDON, LONDON E16 2RD

COST:              £39 PER DAY. £165 FOR FIVE DAYS (15% REDUCTION)

AGE RANGE:   10 – 18 YEAR OLDS    

ABILITY:           AIMED AT FENCERS (FOILISTS ONLY) OF ALL LEVELS WHO HAVE A MINIMUM OF AT LEAST ONE YEAR FENCING EXPERIENCE

CLOTHING:      FENCERS ARE EXPECTED TO PROVIDE THEIR OWN FENCING EQUIPMENT (INCLUDING ELECTRIC KIT), ALTHOUGH THE CLUB IS ABLE TO PROVIDE SOME KIT (IF A REQUEST IS MADE BEFOREHAND)

DRINK/FOOD: FENCERS ARE ASKED TO BRING A PACKED LUNCH AND SUFFICIENT DRINK FOR THE COURSE. VENDING MACHINES AND A RESTAURANT ARE AVAILABLE AT THE VENUE

AIM OF CAMP

  • TO IMPROVE FENCING FITNESS
  • DEVELOP TECHNIQUE (E.G. FOR FOOTWORK, BLADEWORK)
  • PROVIDE ADVICE ON TRAINING FOR COMPETITIONS/SEASON PLANNING
  • DEVELOP USE OF STRATEGIES FOR SPARRING
  • PREPARE FOR NEW SEASON

PLACES ARE LIMITED TO 40 FENCERS AND WILL BE ALLOCATED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE BASIS. IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND THE CAMP, 

PLEASE PRINT AND RETURN THE APPLICATION FORM [/jbox]

Half Term Camp October 2013

National Youth Training Programme

Half Term Camp October 26th to 28th, 2013

 

COACHES:       OLYMPIC FENCERS AND GB COACHES, PIERRE HARPER and ROBERT KISS

TIMES: Saturday 26th 11.00AM – 5.00PM
Sunday 27th 10.30am – 4.30pm
Monday 28th 10.00am – 4.00pm 

VENUE:           SPORTSDOCK, UNIVERSITY OF EAST LONDON, LONDON E16 2RD

COST:              £39 for one day; £70 FOR two days; £95 for three days

AGE RANGE:   10 – 19 YEAR OLDS    

ABILITY:           Aimed at fencers (FOILISTS ONLY) who have achieved good results at LPJS EVENTS, BYCS AND EYCS, AND WHO HAVE REPRESENTED ENGLAND AND GB AT U15, CADET AND JUNIOR INTERNATIONALS

DRINK/FOOD: FENCERS ARE ASKED TO BRING A PACKED LUNCH AND SUFFICIENT DRINK FOR THE CAMP. VENDING MACHINES AND A RESTAURANT ARE AVAILABLE AT THE VENUE

CAR PARK:      Free of charge 

AIM OF CAMP

  • TO IMPROVE FENCING FITNESS
  • DEVELOP TECHNIQUE (E.G. FOR FOOTWORK, BLADEWORK)
  • PROVIDE ADVICE ON TRAINING FOR COMPETITIONS/SEASON PLANNING
  • TEAM MATCH TRAINING
  • DEVELOP USE OF STRATEGIES FOR SPARRING

PLACES ARE LIMITED TO 40 FENCERS. IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND THE CAMP PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM BELOW

October Half Term NYTP – 2013 Application Form (PDF Opens in a new window/tab)