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May 8 & 9 Free Referee Course

  • 2021-05-08
  • 2021-05-09
  • Charles Surt Fencing Club, 5B River Street, Hindmarsh

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This course is being presented by National accredited referee Darren Ferguson who has extensive experience referring at a State and National level. The course is being run over the weekend of 8th & 9th May 1pm - 5pm each day. There is no charge for this course.

Target Audience: 

This course is being aimed at  - People who have tried refereeing informally and would like to learn more
 - Fencers who have never refereed before, but would like to learn
    This course is not intended for
     - Referees that already hold a formal qualification (such as AFF, AFC, or FIE)
     - Referees that do not hold a formal qualification, but would be considered      competent 
     - Refereeing pathways
     - Roles & responsibilities
      Equipment checks
        Controlling the bout
          Enforcing the rules and regulations
                Controlling the field of play

                 - Fault finding

                 - Hand signals

                 - General rules & penalties

                 - Refereeing epee

                 - Recap of Saturday
                 - Refereeing foil


                A practical assessment will be held at the Fencing SA U11 / U13 / U15 tournament on 16th May, so participants must also be available on that day. The practical assessment will involve refereeing both foil and epee across the day while being observed. After successful completion, participants will be classified as Club and Junior State Level. What to Bring:
                Fencing gear if you are a fencer (it will help with practical exercises)
                Water to drink (CSFC does have drinks available for purchase)
                Pen and paper if you wish to take notes
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