November/December 2010 Newsletter, No 43
World Championships 2010 • Three Of A Kind Tournament • Christmas Party and Break • Forthcoming
Kit for Sale • Coaches Times • Gold at London League
Happening now: World Championships 2010
It is still not too late to catch a Eurostar train for a day break at
the World Fencing
Championships taking place in Paris till 13 November.
(Most events have been already sold out though!)
27 British fencers are taking part along with 32 Americans, 31 Kirgyz,
41 Russians, 1 representative of Brunei and many others. So far South
Korea and the US
are in the lead with 1 Gold medal (individual sabre) each. If you do
not go to Paris there is occasional Sky Sport coverage and you can
check results on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_World_Fencing_Championships
There is also a US focused commentary on http://www.fencing.net/news/
Three Of A Kind: In house Pre-Christmas Team Bash
You're invited to take part in our new friendly pre-Christmas team
You can enter either as a team or as an individual in which case you'll
be allocated a place in a team.
The teams will be comprised of 3 fencers of different weapons and must be mixed
sex. Team must have a name which includes the word or alludes to the
number Three. In the
tournament each fencer will compete against the opposite of the same
weapon while the results will be accumulated in a relay to the total of
Date and Time: Saturday,
4 December 2010, 2 pm - 5 pm.
How to enter:
me know by 30 November that you'll be participating and, if you enter
as a team, its name and the names of your team mates. Please do not
hesitate to put your name down if you do not have the team yet. We'll
match you up with others!
Fee: Free for
London Fencing Club members
The annual recreational is scheduled for Friday,
10 December from 8 pm
Brothers, 158 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4LN (1 min walk from Liverpool
This time we'll be sharing the venue with a group of dancers and, on
Victoria's hint with some rugby players. Expect strong 80s
from the DJ, snacks, experimental performance and meeting some old
Please feel free to bring a friend and anything home made!
Christmas break and other dates
The last day of training this year will be Saturday 18 December and
we'll re-open on Monday, 3 January
Please note there won't be the sabre session on Thursday, 16 December.
Please join the 8 pm class on Wednesday, 15
December instead (at Finsbury Leisure centre).
Please note that on Saturdays 13 and
20 November the free play session might need to start half an
hour later then usual. This is due to changes in the leisure centre
time table. You can still show up at 2 pm to warm, take a lesson, etc.