Profs. Peter Cormack and Louisa Miller will be holding a coach education workshop in Kenilworth on Dec 15th. More information here.
Name.s of those who have applied for membership of the Academy may be found here
The funeral of Professor Geoff Hawksworth will be held on 14th November 2013 at 2:30 p.m. at Dukinfield Crematorium. Geoff's obituary may be found here.
The Academy is deeply saddened at the loss of a dear friend and coach. Prof. Geoff Hawksworth died at his home
last week and will be sorely missed by all the friends, colleagues and fencers who were privileged to know him. More details will be posted in due course.
The course officer will be out of the country for the next few weeks. Surface mail will not be seen. Please contact the course officer via email@example.com . Other than that, business is as usual. Any late applications for the October Course need to be paid in full at the time of application AND PAID DIRECT TO THE TREASURER
I was very saddened to hear of the recent death of Bill Hoskyns, who was, without a doubt, one of the greatest fencers ever to wear a Great Britain tracksuit. On behalf of the Academy, I would like to extend our condolences to his family and friends on this sad occasion.
A full obituary can be found here http://www.britishfencing.com/news/latest-news/?n=878
Prof. Philip Bruce will be running a competitive coaching course for Four of Clubs Fencing on the 15th and 16th June 2013. More information here.
The Academy is deeply saddened to hear of the death Trevor Cox following illness. A lifelong fencer and coach, Trevor was a valued member and supporter of the BAF. A Mass and funeral will take place in Croydon on Tuesday 14th May. His widow, Frances, requests no flowers but donations to Macmillan Cancer.