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Manchester Elite Epee

CJ has continued his dominant streak on the men's epee circut, coming 5th in the Elite Epee in Manchester on Sunday. Congratulations!

Scottish Open 2016

EFC were out in force at the new-look Scottish Open, with 17 fencers representing the club. And here are the results:

GB Epee Cadet Squad Selection

Congratulations to our young epéeists Dylan and Alex on their selected to the GB cadet men's epee squad going to Klagenfurt at the end of the month. Great work!

You can see the full selection list on the British Fencing website: GB Epee Cadet Men.

Now to start training for the event itself...

Elite Epee and YDS Results

Elite Epée, 1 & 2 October

CJ continues to be a force to be reckoned with on the senior men's epée circuit, coming 5th at the Elite Epée. Daisy had a brilliant day at this high-level senior event, getting through the first round without being cut and missing out on a DE by only two hits - finishing 65 out of 106 overall.

Cadet and Junior Results

Our young fencers have been out representing the club at the recent Cadet and Junior British Ranking Circuit competitions, and have had some smashing results.

British Ranking Circuit: Cadet Épée at King's School Canterbury, 25th September

Silver - Dylan Morrison
12th - Alex Papadopoulos

Photograph of the Canterbury cadet epee podium


Essex Open 2016

Essex Open 2016 Podium


Congratulations to the 5 Edinburgh Fencing Club women foilists who, between them, dominated the The Essex Open: the first major open of the season. Chloe Dickson for retained her title from last year in a close and exciting final with Katie Smith.

CJ is British Champion!

We are proud and delighted to announce that CJ is the 2016 Men's Epee British Champion.

Our congratulations go to him and his coach, Andy Alderman.

British Champion CJ with Coach Andy Alderman


Our women's foilists also had a successful outing:

Calum Wins Merseyside

Congratulations to Calum 'CJ' Johnstone, who won the Merseyside Open on Sunday 14 February, representing Edinburgh Fencing Club. The competition had a good entry of 72.

Well done CJ!

Scottish Open Results - 2016

Edinburgh Fencing Club Women's Foil finalists at the Scottish Open

Congratulations to all of our fencers who competed at the Scottish Open weekend! Here are some of the stand-out results:

Chloe Dickson retained the Women's Foil title for the second year running.

Ruth Clarke came 2nd, and Katie Smith and Lucy Taylor came 3rd to complete an all-EFC women's foil final.

Victoria Duxbury also gained a L8 in women's foil and Richard Rapier achieved a L8 in men's sabre.

Congratulations too to all the fencers from other clubs who train with us at EFC.




Start fencing in 2016!

Ever wanted to try fencing? Well, now you can!

Edinburgh Fencing Club are running a 9-week adult beginners course from 14 January to 10 March.

You'll receive 9 weeks of fencing classes led by Coach Alex. Classes run on Thursday nights from 7pm to 9pm.

You'll also get: your own fencing glove to keep, social membership with Scottish Fencing and entry into The Edinburgh Open.

All for just £75 (worth over £110!).


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