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Mr Huynh is away on sick leave on Monday 01/07/19 but after school training is still on.

Coach Ted, Coach Yoongi and Coach Sean will be there to run the Advanced Squad training after school as per usual.

Please work together to set up and pack up the space neatly after training. Coach Ted has the keys.

Please contact me if there are any issues.

Mr Dat Huynh
MIC Fencing

All fencers welcome to attend the Weapon and Gear Maintenance Workshop after the Beginner Try Epee and Sabre training session this Saturday 29/06/19

We will be running a Weapons and Gear Maintenance Workshop after the Beginner Try Epee and Sabre training session on Saturday.

The workshop is scheduled to start at 10am and will conclude by 12pm. Beginner Fencers will also be attending to learn about the maintenance procedures.

Coach Ted and Coach Sean will help run the workshop on diagnosing common body wire and weapon issues so that our fencers can have a better understanding of their gear and how to best take care of it.

Please feel free to bring along any personal faulty equipment and a set of your own tools (small screwdrivers – flat head and Phillips head) if you wish to do some of your own repairs with guidance on the day – we have limited tools for a large group. All other equipment will be provided.

Also, thank you to the following students for volunteering to assist with the Try Epee and Sabre training session as well as the Maintenance Workshop as per request from our coaches:

  • Louise Flint
  • Leon Liu
  • Lachlan Ho (prior engagement)
  • Henry Guo
  • Dylan Huynh
  • Thomas Nguyen
  • Rylan Ngo (sick)

Please contact Mr Huynh if there are any issues or questions.

Cheers,
Dat Huynh
MIC Fencing

Special training session for Beginner Fencers on Saturday 29/06/19: Try Epee and Sabre + Weapon and Gear Maintenance Workshop

Hi all,

This coming Saturday is a special scheduled training session for Beginner Fencers to try Epee and Sabre.

Training will be in the SBHS COLA (Cricket Nets) and will start at 8am and conclude by 12pm.

Students who are keen to fence in these weapons will have an opportunity to to do so when they try out for Fencing next year. Those who make Squad selection next season will be able to compete in those respective weapons.

Please wear school sport uniform and bring a water bottle/snack to keep your energy levels up.

Coach Ted, Coach Garry and Mr Huynh will be present to run the session.

Please let me know if there are any issues or questions.

Cheers,
Mr Dat Huynh
MIC Fencing

NSWFA School Team Championships Starts this Saturday 22/06/19

The NSWFA School Team Championships start this Saturday for all weapons.

Teams have been posted on the Results page. Please ensure you arrive at least 30 minutes before your first match time to sign in and warm up. All fencers are expected to check in with Mr Huynh upon arriving and wear proper uniform for fencing (Full fencing gear with blue High sock on back leg).

Please check the School Competitions page for the official NSWFA documentation on fixtures and start times.

The SBHS Fencing Google calendar has also been updated to reflect the information that NSWFA has provided.

Please note: Senior Epee Team has only one weekend of competition (Sat 22/06/19) while Sabre and Foil teams have a total of 4 Saturdays of fencing for the NSWFA School Team Championships. Due to a lack of competition, we will not be entering a Junior Epee Team.

Please contact me if there are any issues or questions.

Cheers,
Dat Huynh
MIC Fencing

NSWFA – Roberta Nutt (Junior Individual all weapons) on Saturday 15/06/19

The Junior (year 7, 8, 9) Roberta Nutt Competition will be held at the NSW Fencing Centre (NSWFA) on Saturday 15/06/19

  • Junior Boys Sabre – 8.00 am
  • Junior Boys Epee – 8.30 am
  • Junior Boys Foil – 11.00 am

Juniors (yr 7, 8, 9) selected in Squads who wish to compete in this competition, please complete your membership (JUNIOR REGISTERED category – Approx. $45) with NSWFA via this link:

https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=32787

and register yourself for the Roberta Nutt Competition via this link:

https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=34636
(Please allow an hour for the NSWFA membership registration to be processed before you register for this competition).

Use the promotion code I disclosed to you at training so that you do not have to pay the competition entry fee upfront. Do not share this code with others. The school will be invoiced for your competition entry fee later for all approved SBHS Fencers.

Please complete this task by Friday 07/06/19 and inform Mr Huynh once you have done so.

Cheers,
Dat Huynh
MIC Fencing 

Monday Squad Training – Invitation for U14 and U16 Squads for all weapons to train on Monday (03/06/19) after school in week 6

Hi all,

As years 10 and 11 have exams in week 6, I am inviting all U14 and U16 squad members to attend the Monday (03/06/19) training session (usually reserved for U19 squads) to capitalise on the coaching resources allocated for those sessions.

Training is from 3:30pm to 5pm.

Please let me know if there are any issues or questions.

Cheers,
Mr Dat Huynh
MIC Fencing

Saturday 01/06/19 – NSWFA Roberta Nutt Senior Individual Competition (All weapons)

Hi all,

This Saturday is the Roberta Nutt Senior Individual Competition.

Venue: NSW Fencing Centre

All fencers are reminded to arrive at least 30 minutes before their start time to sign in at the DT (Director of Tournament) table and warm up before their first match.

Start times:

  • Senior Boys Sabre: 8:00am
  • Senior Boys Epee: 8:30am
  • Senior Boys Foil: 11:00am

All SBHS Fencers are required to wear full fencing uniform in accordance with competition requirements, along with one white fencing sock on their front fencing leg and one SBHS soccer sock (sky blue with two brown stripes on top) on their rear fencing leg for ease of identification at the competition venue. All SBHS fencers are also reminded to wear a SBHS sport jacket for medal ceremonies.

Coach Ted, Coach Garry and Mr Huynh will be present to support and supervise our fencers. We wish you all the best in the competition!

Please contact Mr Huynh if there are any issues or questions.

Cheers,
Mr Dat Huynh
MIC Fencing

SBHS has won the NSWSFL Team Foil Premiership 2019!

The NSW Schools’ Fencing League 2019 Foil fixtures concluded last weekend and the results have been tabulated for the season.

We have won the NSWSFL Team Foil Premiership for 2019!

Congratulations to our Foil fencers for the following age category results:

SBHS U14 Foil Team: 2nd place

SBHS U16 Foil Team: 2nd place

SBHS U19 Foil Team: 1st place

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the amazing coaches, students and parents for their hard work and support in making this season a great success.

The official Epee League results will be posted once the final fixture has concluded this weekend and full results have been tabulated.

Full results can be found on the NSWSFL Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2096075547178257/

Saturday 25/05/19 – NSWSFL Epee Team Premiership Round 3 @ SBHS

This Saturday we will be hosting the 3rd round of the NSWSFL Epee Team Premiership.
All Epee Squad members are expected to attend and assist where needed if you are not actively fencing. I would appreciate some assistance with setting up the COLA in the morning so please aim to arrive by 7:15am if possible.
The Fencing Parent Committee will be providing morning tea for students and parents. Please remember to bring $2 to help with catering expenses.

More details can be found on the Results 2019 page below:
https://sbhsfencing.com/2019-2/

P.S. Please note safety regulations for Epee fencers: ensure all fencers wear knee length socks with breeches (uniform is one white sock, one SBHS soccer sock on the back leg – Rugby sock for SBHS U19 fencers). Fencers will not be able to compete if not in full fencing uniform (no exposed skin).

Please contact Mr Huynh if there are any issues.

Cheers,
Mr Dat Huynh
MIC Fencing

NSWFA – Roberta Nutt Competition (Senior Individual all weapons) on Saturday 01/06/19

The Senior (year 10, 11, 12) Roberta Nutt Competition will be held at the NSW Fencing Centre (NSWFA) on Saturday 01/06/19

  • Senior Boys Sabre – 8.00 am
  • Senior Boys Foil – 11.00 am
  • Senior Boys Epee – 8.30 am

Seniors (yr 10, 11, 12) selected in Squads, please complete your membership ( JUNIOR REGISTERED category) with NSWFA and register yourself for the Roberta Nutt Competition via this link:

https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=34637

Use the promotion code I disclosed to you at training. Do not share this code with others. The school will be invoiced later for all approved SBHS Fencers.

Please complete this task by Friday 24/05/19 and inform Mr Huynh if there are any issues or questions.

Cheers,
Dat Huynh
MIC Fencing