February 23, 2024

Well Done, Sameer!

Congratulations to Sameer Sunder-Rajan for securing individual silver at the 2024 European Cadet Championships.

Ending a brilliant 2024 season ranked European No.1, Sameer has also won 2 EFC Cadet events in Novi Sad and Klagenfurt en route to the Euros.

Gold in Klagenfurt: https://www.britishfencing.com/efc-cadet-klagenfurt-2/

Gold in Serbia: https://www.britishfencing.com/sunder-rajan-gold-serbia-efc-cadet-epee/

Well done, Sameer!

February 23, 2024

O’Sullivan Cup 2024

Training Courses

It was the 35th outing for the O'Sullivan Cup, and with 17 entrants (including 3 from Jersey), there was loads of action and an exciting fence-off for second place.

Results:

Winner : Maxwell Rowe-Haynes (Celtic Sword)
Second : Nikolas Antoniou (Cardiff University)
Third : Adrian Stoneman (Cardiff)

 

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February 20, 2024

BF Training Courses

Training Courses

British Fencing offer a full range of training courses to support fencing community, coving the following areas:

  • Team Manager Courses
  • Coaching Courses
  • Welfare Courses
  • Refereeing Courses

All upcoming courses can be found here: https://www.britishfencing.com/upcoming-courses/

TEAM MANAGER COURSES

These are now split between:

  • Domestic Team Manager Training  (fully online, on-demand.); and
  • International Training (which requires a minimum of 6 people, maximum of 12)

WELFARE AND SAFEGUARDING COURSES

  • SafeGuard Core- is a bespoke safeguarding training course designed for Coaches, Club Welfare Officers, Team Managers who need to renew their safeguarding certificates.
  • SafeGuard Welfare Officer Training  is a course designed for people who have a designated role in safeguarding within a fencing setting (Club Welfare Officer). CWOs will need to complete the Core training in order to be fully registered.

Welsh Fencing Articles

Safeguarding

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We believe that the welfare of children and adults at risk is everyone’s responsibility, particularly when it comes to protecting children from abuse. Everyone in fencing – administrator, club official, coach, parent, friend, children themselves, everyone – can help.  This section details the policies, procedures and documents for Welsh Fencing.

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Anti-Doping

Anti-doping is an important part of all National Governing Body’s responsibility. British Fencing take a clear lead on many aspects, however, as the NGB here in Wales, there are some crucial actions that we ne need to take to ensure that all Welsh Fencers are aware of the responsibilities on them, and where information and support can be accessed.

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Athlete Development Programme

WF are pleased to introduce the ADP Cymru - an Athlete Development Programme focussed on the needs of Welsh fencers. We want to create a fencing organisation that the people of Wales can be proud to represent, support and aspire to be part of; creating a group that exhibits the best standards of personal character but also excels in technical, physical and tactical competence. Follow the link for more details on this programme.

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Online Shop

We have worked with a local supplier, Olorun Sports, to design a bespoke set of kit that reflects the Welsh national colours of green and red. The aim is to give all members a clearer identity as Welsh fencers.

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Welsh Events Results

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Archive results for Welsh Closed Events. This includes National Championships, Team Championships and Welsh Youth Leagure Events

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Welsh Event Calendar

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Details for all scheduled Welsh closed events. Most Welsh events shown here will require Welsh affiliation. Entry tends to be via Sport80.  You will also find the ADP schedule.

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Senior Five Nations

S5N

An international event for Seniors. This event runs each year (except during the Commonwealth cycle), and is hosted by each of the Home Nations in turn.

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Winton Cup

Cadet Winton

The Winton Cup is a regional event. The senior event runs in the Summer, in Nottingham; the Youth event runs in December, at Millfield.

 

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Policies

Welsh Fencing policies, including

  • Code of Conduct
  • Child Protection/Safeguarding
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Risk Management
  • Fraud Prevention
  • Privacy
  • GDPR
  • Complaints
  • Use of Equipment

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Dbs Registration

This section explains the process for applying for dbs registration, and refers off to the British Fencing instructions.

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Latest News and Team Selection

What's new in Fencing in Wales. This includes team selection announcements.

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Selection Policies

Are you eligible to fence for Wales?  That's in here.  As well as selection criteria across each of our age categories (Youth, Cadet, Junior, Senior and Veteran), and across each of the events types (Commonwealth, National and Regional).

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Coaching

Details of the coaching system and strategy.

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Governance

Everything related to Corporate Governance.  Here you will find our Articles, which define how we manage the business.  You will also find all the AGM minutes since incorporation, plus details of the upcoming AGM.

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Welsh Club Network

Here you will find details of the Club network in Wales. The details are taken from Sport80, and will give you up-to-date contact information for all clubs in Wales.

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Welsh Open

Welsh Open

The Welsh Open is a 6 Weapon event that has now been running for over 50 years.  It is still a major event on the tournament circuit, and attracts a large number of fencers.

We have a dedicated website that includes full details of the event, plus links to archive results.

Website

Urdd Partnership

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Welsh Fencing are pleased to announce a new partnership with The Urdd (Urdd Gobaith Cymru). For full details, please follow the link: Read More

Commonwealths

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The primary function of the Commonwealth Fencing Federation is to encourage the development of Fencing within Commonwealth countries and territories. Membership is open to national governing bodies of fencing in Commonwealth countries and territories.  One of the CFF's key roles is to arrange for the regular staging of Commonwealth Fencing Championships. Events are run at Senior, Cadet & Junior, and Veteran age groups. 

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Youth Five Nations

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An international event for U18 fencers. This event runs each year (except during the Commonwealth cycle), and is hosted by each of the Home Nations in turn.

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Welsh Event Calendar

Welsh National Team Championships
Sport Wales National Centre
25.02.2024 09:00 - 10:00
[Event]
Welsh National Team Championships

Entries for this event should be submitted via the BF Sport80 portal: ...

Date 25.02.2024 09:00 - 10:00

Entries for this event should be submitted via the BF Sport80 portal: 

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Welsh Open 2024
Sport Wales National Centre
09.11.2024 09:30 - 10.11.2024 17:00
[Event]
Welsh Open 2024

Full details of the Welsh Open, including the details for 2024 and archive results, can be found on

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09.11.2024 09:30 - 10.11.2024 17:00

Full details of the Welsh Open, including the details for 2024 and archive results, can be found on...

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