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By dave, Feb 11 2019 09:21PM

Welcome to the February edition of the Newton Abbot & Totnes Fencing club newsletter. January has flown by and onto February !!

Word of the Month : THE STOP HIT

The stop hit is a counter-offensive movement which must, by hitting the attacker, arrest the attacker in the development of the attack. The Stop hit to be in time must arrive before the opponents final movement.

By dave, Feb 11 2019 09:05PM

Welcome to the January edition of the Newton Abbot & Totnes Fencing club newsletter. I haope you all managed to keep your New Years resolution for more than 1 week !!.

The following members of the Newton Abbot Fencing Club have achieved the British Academy of Profeciency awards. These awards are also available to members of the Totnes club.Those wishing to take any of these proficiency awards, contact Jan Lacey (01626 867573) or visit the Monday night (19.30-21.30) fencing club at Teign school, Kingsteignton.

BRONZE FOIL:- Craig D’Allen, Joe Dillion Evans, Mike Johnson, William Berkley.

BRONZE EPEE:- Andy Devey, James White.

SILVER FOIL:- Bruce Freeman, Leo Brook.

GOLD FOIL:- John Phillips, Richard Lewis Morgan.

GOLD EPEE:- Jim Pilkington

GOLD SABRE:- Andy Bornemisza

By dave, Jan 14 2019 09:27PM

Welcome to the December edition of the Newton Abbot & Totnes Fencing club (NATFC) newsletter. Happy Christmas to all our members and familiy’s.

Just to keep you up to date with news on how Andy Bornemisza (he contracted Legionnaires disease whilst visiting Italy for a Veterans World Championship Sabre tornement). Andy is now out of Intensive Treatnment Unit & onto a ward and has had the tracheostomy removed, so excellent progress.

A little thought by our BAF coach, Jan Lacey :-

‘Accuracy and confidence will only be obtained through the constant repetition of movements, so that they become as automatic and natural as walking.

When fencing or receiving lessons, one must never allow oneself to be tense, relaxation will bring smoothness, precision & speed. Always remember this !!”

Thanks Jan

By dave, Nov 1 2018 09:42PM

November 2018 Newsletter
November 2018 Newsletter

Welcome to the November edition of the Newton Abbot & Totnes Fencing club (NATFC) newsletter.

Can I start off with a very big thanks to Jim Pilkington, John Evers & Jan Lacey for all their years of voluntary, loyal service for the NAFC, & our outgoing Chair, David Birchmore, who has done a stirling job despite his personal setbacks. May I also thank all the committed members :- Dave Atkins (Webmaster & Temporary Armourer), Bruce Freeman (Welfare Officer), James White, (Junior Representative).

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