Chris Farren, Head of the IWAS Referee Committee will present a two hour introductory session that will highlight the differences between the refereeing requirements for able-bodied and para fencing on August 27th at 2pm.
Saturday, August 27th, 2pm
Venue: Zoom. The session will not be recorded. Please register by clicking the blue button below. You will be sent a link to the Zoom meeting before it starts. You need to be a BF member to join this session.
Host: Chris Farren
The recent review of the domestic levels of referee education included para fencing refereeing for the first time as part of the full range of disciplines offered. Chris Farren Head of the IWAS Referee Committee will present a two hour introductory session that will highlight the differences between the refereeing requirements for able-bodied and para fencing.
This online session is open to anyone with a BF membership, who is interested in learning more about refereeing for para fencing. It will be of particular interest to referees who would like to know more about the recent updates and questions are welcome.
Chris is currently the head of the IWAS referee commission and is responsible for global wheelchair fencing referee development. An ex-GBR sabre fencer, Chris has won both individual and team national champion titles and since retiring from competitive fencing has refereed both able bodied and wheelchair fencing events all over the world, including at three consecutive Paralympic Games.
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