use three types of weapons: epee, foil and saber.
The field will include fencers
from around the region - Morpeth, Jesmond, Gosforth, Killingworth, Whitby, Gateshead, Sunderland and Durham.
scores with the tip only in the torso area.
In saber duels, fencers
score by touching opponents with the sides as well as the tip of their weapon.
are in the fray for the first Bahrain National Day Open Fencing Championship, to be organised by the Bahrain Fencing Association scheduled for December 12 at Isa Town Club Gym.
Nerves were quite high as the school had never competed in this competition previously and we had some inexperienced fencers
who had never fenced outside of school before, so I am incredibly proud.
The youngster is also gearing himself up for a new open competition in London next February at which most of the nation's leading fencers
will be taking part.
The Kuwaitis fencers
Ali Fadhel, Khalid Abdulkarim, and Abdulaziz Khalid snatched the gold, silver and bronze medals in a pure Kuwaiti final and semi-final.
Newcastle Fencing Club caters for foil and epee fencers
of all abilities and has a varied user group including children from seven years old, GB squad members, veteran fencers
(over 40) and wheelchair competitors.
This is reflected throughout the club and I am confident that the good attitude of all of our fencers
will continue to take the club from strength to strength.
More than 24 fencers
from Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, Al Ain, Kalba and Abu Dhabi participated in the day-long event that was held to give women fencers
the opportunity to be part of competitive sports.
CARDIFF'S Elinor Robinson led the way for South Wales fencers
in the recent British Youth Championship finals in Sheffield, collecting a superb bronze medal in the under-18 girls' foil.
The Tunisian fencer
reached the semi-finals after beating several world renowned fencers
The wines, like the fencers
, are American, French and Italian bred.
Zena Wooldridge, director of sport at the university, said: "This event provides an excellent opportunity for our fencers
to test their skills against world class competition and a strong platform to develop fencing at the university.