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NATIONAL CLUB & COACH CONFERENCE ANNOUNCED

1st September 2013

British Fencing and Beazley are pleased to announce that they are hosting a National Conference for British Fencing Club Officials and Coaches at Sandown Park, Surrey on 6th October 2013. 

We are also delighted to announce that the day will feature a Q&A session with one of the World’s most successful coaches, Christian Bauer, who is the Russian National Sabre Coach.  He will deliver our keynote speech which will be followed by a choice of eight workshop sessions.  The sessions are designed to help with club development issues, coaching and coach development matters.  They are as follows:

-        Business skills for sports clubs

-        Fundraising, grants and sponsorship

-        Increasing membership – how to find and retain members

-        Marketing your club on a limited budget

-        Goal setting, planning and periodization for your athletes

-        Talent assessment

-        The need for speed!

-        It’s all in the mind 

More information on each session is available here.

Each delegate will be able to attend a maximum of 3 workshops so please make your choices clearly.  Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.  Don’t miss out on this great opportunity and book your place today through the following link, https://www.beazley.com/prebuilt/beazleybritishfencingcoaching.html

There is NO CHARGE to attend this event, however you will need to cover your own costs to get to and from the venue.

Speaking about the conference, British Fencing’s Head of Development, Margaret Nolan said; “We have been making great progress over the past few months and the conference represents another step forwards.  I’m particularly pleased that we have been able to secure Christian Bauer as our keynote speaker.  His record speaks for itself.  There has also been a great deal of work done behind the scenes by many people in preparing the workshops to ensure each and everyone will provide the maximum benefit to the attending delegates.”

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