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Armoury Workshop

March 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fencing Ireland will be hosting an Armoury workshop on Sunday 19 March at Loreto Abbey, Dalkey.

The workshop will cover all three levels of the FI Armoury course, and participants are welcome to attend in part or in full according to their needs. Attendees should bring along personal/club equipment they want repaired for use during the practical sections.

The course will cost €20 per participant, payable via our online registration form.

Level 1 – Personal Armourer

  • Theory
    – how the weapons work and interact with the scoring system
    – basic armoury kit
    – relevant rules: interpretation and understanding
  • Practical
    – basic troubleshooting: how to trace where the problem is
    – identifying the fault
    – repairing the fault
    – correct set-up of the weapon: application of the rules and common mistakes
  • Exam

Level 2 – Club Armourer

  • Theory
    – how the scoring system works
    – how different elements of the scoring system interact
  • Practical
    – basic troubleshooting: how to trace where the problem is
    – identifying the fault
    – repairing the fault
    – correct set-up of the piste and scoring system: application of the rules and common mistakes
  • Exam

Level 3 – Competition Armourer

  • Theory
    – differences between domestic and international standards
    – identification of standards
    – responsibilities for Health & Safety: the armourer’s role
    – purpose of Weapon Control at international events
  • Practical
    – completing an equipment check: how to complete
    – completing an equipment check: how to identify faults and failings
  • Exam

Facilitators: Desmond Gilhooly and Jonathan Courtney, both senior armourers with extensive experience at Olympic Games, Commonwealth Championships, and world-ranked events at FIE and EFC level.


Registered Participants

Name Level 1
Personal
Level 2
Club
Level 3
Competition
1 Andreea Nicoara X
2 Filip Kuczera X X
3 John Clarke X X
4 Dawid Kulka X X X
5 Paul Lavin X X X
6 Robert Andrew Smyth X X X
7 Katelynn McGowan X X
8 Richard de Zeeuw X X X
9 Phoebe Ireland X X
10 Sigurdur Saevarsson X
11 Daniel Sigurdsson X
12 Paul Verdon X X X
13 Eugene Verdon X X X
14 John McCabe X X
15 Sophie O’Kelly X
16 Michael Thompson X
17 Gerardo Sosa X X X
18 Jack Lawler X X
19 Paul Mulready X X
20 Gráinne O’Connor X
21 Alex Leech X X
22 Cliona McCabe X
23 Brigita Armonaite X
24 James Barden X X X
25 Elisabeth Kraman X X

Details

Date:
March 19, 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organizer

Fencing Ireland

Venue

Loreto Abbey, Dalkey
Loreto Avenue
Dalkey, Co. Dublin, Ireland
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