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Final Squad Sessions for 2018

There is no Senior squad session scheduled for Wednesday 21 November due to fencers returning from the national championships and others leaving for the Commonwealth championships.

 The final sessions for the year are as follows:

Saturday 24 November 12:00 - 2:00pm (Senior & Junior Squad)

Wednesday 28 November 7:00 - 9:00pm (Senior Squad)

Squad sessions will resume on Wednesday 16 January 2019.

Sports Psychology Workshop

 QFA will be hosting a Chelsea Profile PicSports Psychology workshop at 12:00pm on Saturday 10 November, 2018 at Yeronga Park Sports Centre. The session will be run by Sport and Exercise Psychologist Chelsea Carpenter and will focus on prepartion and strategies for peak performance at competitions. The presentation is specifically for senior state squad members and fencers competing in the upcoming national Open & Veteran Championships, however all interested members of the community are welcome to attend. 

 

Chelsea is a registered performance psychologist who has a great passion for supporting and guiding individuals to achieve peak performance whilst maintaining good mental health and wellbeing. Chelsea is a former elite swimmer who understands the challenges of recovering from injury, performing under pressure, dealing with expectations and staying focused when it counts. Chelsea has unique experience working as a psychologist in high performance sport settings with athletes, coaches and teams, as well as experience in the performing arts sector with dance and musical theatre.

Open & Veteran State Championships

QFA website

The State Open and Veteran Championships will be held on Saturday 3 November, 2018 at Yeronga with the first event commencing by 8:00am. Veteran events will be held immediately following the Open events, pending entry numbers.

 

Full competition details and registration can be accessed here.

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