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Proposed System

The sections below show the proposed structure of the programme for each age group.

Under 12s

Training Focus

Club

Talent: Regional talent development days

Domestic Competitions

Welsh Youth Champs
LPJS Circuit
Youth Series
Welsh Schools - tbc

International Competitions

None

Ranking List

None

Squad Size for Selected Events

Not Applicable

Focus

Fun

Introduction and establishment of key fundamental movements and physical literacy - fencing and general

12 - 14s

Training Focus

Club

Talent: Regional Training Days

Performance: 6 training days, and one 4-day training camp with ADPC.  Encouragement to attend other training camps

Domestic Competitions

BYCs

Welsh Closed Events

LPJS Circuit

Youth Series

Welsh Schools - tbc

Other U14 national events

Cadet Winton

International Competitions

EFC U14 Nominated Events - 3 nominated through the year, per weapon (tbc)

Ranking List

GB/Welsh List

Squad Size for Selected Events

Top 40% per weapon for 3 EFC nominated events

Others encouraged to attend as individuals

BYCs as directed by event process

Focus

Two rounds of poules to increase time on task

Provide visibility of the next wave of talent

Introduction and development of WF Performance Pathway and key values and expectations

Cadet

Training Focus

Club

Talent: Regional talent development days

Performance: ADPC Training, BF ADP Training, Encourageent to attend other training camps

Domestic Competitions

BRC Events

Nominated Opens

Cadet/Junior Nationals

Welsh Nationals

Cadet Winton

International Competitions

Cadet & Junior Commonwealth Fencing Championships

Ranking List

GB/Welsh List

Squad Size for Selected Events

Full squad - 4 per weapon, where possible

Focus

Build up competitive experience

Identify strong team fencers

Assessing potential/challenges in cohort and both future transition to Junior/Senior and implications for 12-14s.

Reinforcing and strengthening WF performance values

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