Level 1 OFMA Coaching Course

Details for the level 1 OFMA Foil Coaching Course are below. If you are interested in attending this course, talk to Robert or one of the senior coaches. The level 1 course is generally available to those with a level 0 certificate, or equivalent coaching or fencing experience.

Fencing New Zealand and The Fencing Institute working with Fencing Mid-South are pleased to host a Level One Foil Coaching Course in Christchurch over two weekends in October (Friday 5th – Sunday 7th, and Friday 12th- Sunday 14th).

The course will be led by Leon Thomas, the Oceania Fencing Confederation Development Officer. There will be assessments held at its conclusion for qualification in Level One Foil (Group Coaching) and Level One Foil (Individual Lessons) in the Oceania Fencing Masters Academy (OFMA). OFMA is the body recognised by the FIE for coach accreditation in the Oceania region.

The Friday sessions are 5-9pm, the Saturday and Sunday 9am-6pm, including breaks.

Travel subsidies will be available.

At this stage we are looking for immediate expressions of interest from coaches wishing to attend. Places are limited and a selection process may be necessary if the course is oversubscribed.

Please register your interest, including details of your regional affiliation and current club and coaching activities, by email to Karen Johnston at the Fencing Institute karen@distill.co.nz and cc Dave Barson Coaching Commissioner at coaching@fencing.org.nz before 5th September 2018.

Further details will be available once places have been confirmed by 19 September.