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Club Kit

For those competing Club Kit can be bought at the British Fencing Shop HERE

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Upcoming Tournament Schedule:


May 8th, 9th & 10th - British Youth Championships - Postponed

June 20th - Newham Youth postponed to OCTOBER

June 27th & 28th - PARIS CEP Challenge - U.11/13/15 - To Be Confirmed

English Youth Championships - To Be Confirmed

BUT... N.B. Fencers (when we restart) we’ll focus on fun, we will recommend taking a few weeks/months play before recommencing.


BATTERSEA Camps proposed as usual:

Last week of Summer holidays

October Half Term

APRIL 2020 - News:

Special Mention - LITTLE HEROES Isabel, Regina, Justin WELL DONE for winning through DE rounds.

THANK YOU to our welfare officers for all their extra help lately.


WELCOME to Alex, new S&C coach (TeamGB BritishBoxing)

SPECIAL Congratulations to:

- Milly: Camden medal, newham medals x 2!! and silver at LYC!  

- Wilfred: Well done also for his first medal, LEV and Laz for good quarter final results in the u.14.  

QUALIFIED for BYC are:

Justin, Ishbel, Lev, Laz, Milly, Sofia - WELL DONE

JANUARY MATCHES: 6 WON 1D. Bravo Battersea teams, especially Luca and Ayaan.

TRAINING AT HOME: Finally, please do look at The Fencing School Facebook page which contains a ‘training at home resource pack’. Just click HERE

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December 2019 - Welcome:


WELCOME to our new coach Aleksandra, who was the Polish National Senior Women’s Squad & National Champion. Both Aleksandra and Laura, who was a GB#1 Ranked Fencer for 5 years, bring huge competition wisdom and intelligence to the club - Thank you.  

December 2019 - Congratulations:


WELL DONE to Aleks who made L8 at the recent GB Senior Women’s Event.

WELL DONE:
-  To Milly, medal winner at Newham and 5th & 6th consecutive placings;

-  To Justin who made it through his first DE;

-  To Ayaan for finishing in the top third in LPJS U.15’s and for his top half finish at both Bristol Cadet & Newham Cadet in March and he still has two years to go in this category;

-  To Luca for getting to halfway at the Cadet National Championships and 27/69 at Newham Cadet at the end of March.   

BIG encouragement to all who competed this term and THANK YOU parents.  

May 2019 - Congratulations go to:

  • Lyla for her Regional medal earlier this spring and BRILLIANT result in Poland (ranked 15th after poules) final place 31st/229;
  • Luca, bravo 26/74 at cadet event NOTABLY taking out Cook of Edinburgh in poules (who went on to win. Luca was the only one to beat him all day) VERY PROMISING sign;
  • Ayaan for his first medal ( in U15 ), a tough category and one year more to go... bravo;
  • Club Captain, Sloane - VERY SOUND TRAJECTORY; 3 medals last 3 LPJS events...
  • Bibi - well done for being selected for England!

Current rankings April 2019Sloane 13th in ENGLAND FENCING & Lyla 8th.

Well done Milly, Luca, Ayaan and Lyla for regional qualification for BYC.

December 2018 - Recent Successes:

Congratulations go to:

Senior British Women's Team Championships - Battersea Bronze medal!

Sloane went 4-5 losing narrowly v Ayesha Fihosy who is GB senior#4... Laura our head coach and Lara fenced in the team with Sloane and had 4 wins, notably with Laura beating C McDermott GB senior#6.

OUTSTANDING.

Rome EURO Cadet Circuit

Mr Kent travelled as Chef de Mission for Newham fencer Teagan, and after a long day she made 2nd out of 163... it was the best women's foil result in cadet (U.17) in GB history of fencing. USA had strong contingent and no Italians made L8 which is unheard of.  The tournament was very well run, with Mr Kent knowing many of the organisers and Italian coaches.

Congratulations to Milly for medal this spring in U.12's (still one year to go in this category).

Three Short Movies for Parents & Fencers

You may enjoy watching these 3 short movies to help you and the fencers understand our wonderful sport a little more...

Click HERE to watch Sport Kids: The Fencing Champion - Trailer.

Click HERE to watch A Guide to Foil Fencing - Jesse Morris. 

Click HERE to watch Red Bull: The Speed of Fencing.

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Back in Time

Ex #TheFencingSchool coach, current senior #GB mens foil team member BEN Peggs and Mark travelled to Italy to prepare him for European Games Baku, where he won Gold medal.. see a great video of the Italian fencers at Frascati where they spent a week together training...

Ben Peggs, Fencing The Fencing School #GBGoldMedal Baku 2015 European Olympic Games #Fencing #EuropeanGamesBaku

www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ALY8YRQmpY

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A big thank you to Mr Ansari for supporting the community programme.

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Huge THANK YOU to Ben Paul of www.LEONPAUL.COM who donated to Battersea Foil two excellent old scoring boxes - still going strong!  #TheFencingSchool

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Sponsors

Huge thanks to our sponsors John T and his daughter Sophie ( pictured ) for their kind donation of blades and kit to Battersea Foil. ( John won the Vets World Championship and Sophie fenced for GB at 2012LONDON )

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Welcome Back

19yr old Rory is helping at the club and preparing for fencing again. Rory was selected to fence for GB in world cadet champs

 
 
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