Training sessions

Queensland State Squads

 

 ALL STATE SQUAD SESSIONS HAVE RESUMED FOR 2023 WITH STRICT NEW CONDITIONS.

All FENCERS MUST PRE-REGISTER AND PAY PRIOR TO ATTENDING ANY SESSIONS. FENCERS WILL NOT BE ADMITTED TO ANY SESSION THAT THEY HAVE NOT PRE-REGISTERED FOR.

WHERE MINIMUM ATTENDANCE NUMBERS ARE NOT MET THE SQUAD SESSION WILL BE CANCELLED.

Queensland Fencing Association provides development programs for athletes at all stages of their representative journeys. Weekly squad sessions offer advanced training opportunites for aspiring and elite athletes. The squad program incorporates athlete development workshops in areas such as nutrition, injury management, sports psychology, as well as strength and conditioning and general fitness.

 

The state squads are managed by Queensland State Head Coach TBA for 2023 and assisted by the following coaches:

Epee:

Sabre:

Foil:

 

** The appplications for the 2023 State Head Coach have now closed and the selection process is in place. If chosen a suitable applicant is chosen they will be notified prior to the commencement of the squad programs in 2023.

 

Squad times and costs for 2023 are indicative only and will be updated in early 2023 when these are known.

 

QLD Taipans State Representative Squad (Adults 19 years and over only)

The State Representative Squad focusses on elite performance and strategy for fencers who are regulalry competing at the national and international levels.

Fencers who are not regularly competing at this level should enrol in the Competition Development Squad as this squad is not suitable for development fencers.

Schedule:

Saturday 1:00pm -3:00pm

 

 

Cost:

Full Squad Block   $200 Term 1 only

Casual Rate           $35.00 per session

Squad uniforms are available for purchase here

 

QFAdiles Competition Development Squad

The Competition Development Squad is open to all fencers aiming to increase their training and further develop their skills who are currently competing in state competitions with the view to competing at national events.

 

All squad fencers are required to wear the squad uniform to training sessions.

Schedule:

Saturday 1:00pm-3:00pm

Cost:

Full Squad Block  $200 Term 1 only

Casual Rate           $35.00 per session

Squad uniforms are available for purchase here

 

Venue

All squad sessions are held at the Yeronga Park Sports Centre.

 

 

Other Information

Strength and Conditioning sessions may run prior to squad and are available to non-squad members for a small fee.

Squad training sessions do not run when there are conflicting state or national events impacting on the venue, coach and athlete availability.

All fencers are required to provide their own equipment.

There are no refunds on unattended sessions.

All squad fencers are required to be Junior or Senior members of QFA.

 

Calendar List
2024 Development Squad Term 3
From 13 Jul 2024 to 13 Jul 2024
Details & register
2024 State Epee Squad Block 2
From 20 Apr 2024 to 20 Apr 2024
Details & register

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