Welcome to Evesham Fencing Club
No Fencing Tuesday 13th February because of half term (sorry).
New members including beginners are always welcome, we have had quite a few recently but more are always welcome.
Evesham Fencing Club extends an open invitation to everyone, beginner to expert, to come and try the Olympic and Paralympic Sport of Fencing with our expert and professional three weapon coach.
A friendly and inclusive Fencing club open to all aged 7+. The club welcomes beginners, experts and returning fencers. Training for the fencing element of Pentathlon is also provided.
Fencing competition start at under 9 and include veterans categories up to 70+ so it’s never to early, or too late, to start.
All the specialist equipment required can be provided, from basic safety kit to state of the art wireless scoring equipment.
Sunday 28th February Warwick Open
George Dunmow 19th in the Men’s Epee
Friday 7th July 2023 Veterans International, Paris
Sue Uff 1st in Category 4 Women’s Epee
Sunday 2nd July 2023 Hereford & Worcester Championships
Callum O’Shea 1st in under 14’s Epee
Oscar Townsend 2nd in the under 12 Epee
Sam Godbehere 3rd in the Senior Epee, with Will Osborne winning
Sue Uff win’s three medals at 2022 World Veterans Championships, Bronze in Women’s 70+ Epee, Bronze in Women’s 70+ Foil, and Silver in the Women’s Team Epee
9th to the 20th August 2022 Commonwealth Fencing Championships
Sue Uff 1st in the 70+ category of the Veterans Women’s Epee, 8th over all in this combined 40+, 50+ 60+ 70+ event with 63 entries
Steph Rees working as a camera operator for the live streaming and video replay on the finals piste at the 2022 Commonwealth Championships in London
Club Coach Nick Chapman was the England Representative on the DT (Directoir Technique) for the 2022 Commonwealth Championships
2022 Veterans European Teams Championships
Sue Uff was a member of the British Team for the European Veterans Championships at all three weapons.
Her teams finished 2nd in the Sabre, 3rd in the Foil and 6th in the Epee
Another two international medals for Sue. Well done.
British Senior Championships
Sam Godbehere 110th in the Men’s Epee
Sam Godbehere 14th in the Men’s Epee B Championships
Thursday 10th October World Veterans Championship Le Caire (Egypt)
Sue Uff took the Silver medal in the 70+ women’s epee despite being seeded 10th after the pools.
She beat the higher seeded German 10-9 in the last 16, a French woman 10-7 in the last 8, an Australian 10-8 in the semi before going down by one hit to the number 1 seed (From Finland) in the final.
Well done Sue.
18th to 22nd September
Masters European Championships Budapest (Hun)
Ed Norton won gold in the 30+ section of this Pentathlon Event, getting best fence across the whole competition (only dropping 5 hits).
He also gets Gold in the team competition and Silver in the men’s relay event.
One trip, three medals, two gold. Well done Ed.
Dates for your Diary
Sunday 4th February. West Midland Age Group Epee. Packwood Hough School, Shropshire Epee BYC Qualifier Entry – West Midlands Region Fencing (westmidlandsfencing.org.uk)
Tuesday 13th February No Fencing because of half term
24th February West Midlands Senior Championships and GB Cup, Tudor Grange, Solihull Regional Senior Championships and GB Cup Qualifier – West Midlands Region Fencing (westmidlandsfencing.org.uk)
25th February West Midlands Age Group Foil, Tudor Grange, Solihull Foil BYC Qualifier Entry – West Midlands Region Fencing (westmidlandsfencing.org.uk)
Sunday 3rd March, age group Foil & Epee event, KES Birmingham. Form available from Nick.
Tuesday 5th March No Fencing because our Coach will be in London for the Public Schools Fencing Championships
Tuesday 26th March No Fencing because of Easter Holidays
Weekend 30th 31st March Birmingham International, six weapon open. Entries at Birmingham International Fencing Tournament – West Midlands Region Fencing (westmidlandsfencing.org.uk)
Tuesday 2nd April No Fencing because of Easter Holidays
Keep your eye on this section even more events will be coming soon.