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Going fencing by staying at home

Tonight saw Brixton Sabre’s first ever online club night. Paolo ran the session from Italy, connecting us from across the UK over Zoom. First up as usual was the warm-up – this time on the spot. Some tricky footwork.to improve balance followed – all...

5th in National Vets, 2nd in age group

Ceri came 5th overall in the British Veterans National Sabre Championships in Nottingham last weekend. It’s one of the three selection events for the GB team and Ceri’s result placed him second in his age group and right on track for selection. With a...

First medal of the year

Congrat’s to Ceri who captained the Welsh Veterans team to bronze in the Welsh Team Championships at the weekend. It’s the club’s first medal of 2020 and gets us off to a great start as we chase our target of 15 medals this year. The team of Ceri,...

Merry Christmas

Last night was our second Christmas celebration in the private room at The Tulse Hill Hotel. Last year Omar really liked it and decalred, “we should have our Christmas party here every year”. So we did :). Highlights of the year: 11 individual medals and 1...

Paolo’s Christmas Present

Our term ended on a high on Tuesday with our inaugural Christmas Tournament suggested and brilliantly organised by Paolo. Katrina, Tristan, Fergus, Francesco, Ceri, Helgaud, Jacqui, Sam, Omar and Mercedes turned in great performances across two poules. After lots of...

2019 London Capital Open: One Gold, Two Bronze

Fergus is the 2019 London Region Capital Open champion. Mercedes and Zoe claim the bronze medals. A fantastic set of results for Brixton Sabre saw all three of our fencers stepping up in the final stages. Fergus, after building an unassailable 6-1 lead in the final,...

Team Gold in the London Regional

Brixton Sabre fielded its first ever team in the London Region Team Competition on Sunday and came away with the Gold. Omar, Mercedes, John and Ceri finished third overall and picked up gold for being the best mixed team.

23rd in the World

Ceri had a fantastic World Veterans Championships last week in Cairo. In the individual event he came 23rd overall. He went out in a very narrow 8-10 loss to Stefano Lanciotti who went on to take the sliver. As the second highest ranked GB fencer, Ceri was selected...

Silver in Hampshire

Omar and Ceri represented us in the Hampshire Veterans Open yesterday. After a good showing in the polue, Omar was unlucky to go out in ther first round of DEs. With some great wins Ceri won through to the final (below) where he lost narrowly to Steve Pope. Another...

5th and 7th at the Celtic Challenge

Brixton Sabre were well represented at the Celtic Challenge held on July 27th and 28th in Truro. This competition is between the Celtic Nations of Cornwall, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Galicia, Asturias, Brittany and the Isle of Man and takes place every two years. Ceri...