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Recovery Strategies for Fencing - Part 1

Recovery Strategies for Fencing - Part 1

We have all seen photos of elite athletes such as football players sitting in ice baths as a form of recovery following big matches. But if you are like me

Research Informed Practices

Research Informed Practices

Recently, I wrote a blog about how hot we get when we are fencing. This one is going to focus more on how hard we are working, but they are

How hot do you get when fencing?

How hot do you get when fencing?

You will have frequently experienced coming off the fencing piste dripping in sweat and red in the face. Essentially, when we use our muscles, we use energy. But believe it

Life of a bookworm

Life of a bookworm

I have always been a big fan of reading and have accumulated a bit of a book collection over the years. I started reading at a very young age and

“Because it’s there”

“Because it’s there”

In March 1923, George Mallory was asked by the New York Times “Why did you climb Mt. Everest?” to which he replied “Because it’s there”. Probably the most famous three

Calling fencing bookworms

Calling fencing bookworms

Eloise Smith, Olympic fencer turned children’s author, on SISTER TO A STAR, her swashbuckling adventure for ages 9+. Despite the innate drama that sword-fighting brings, the sport of fencing doesn’t

International Women’s Day with Paralympian Gemma Collis

International Women’s Day with Paralympian Gemma Collis

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we spoke to Gemma Collis, a British wheelchair fencer who competed in the 2012, 2016 and 2021 Paralympics and is also a member of The

Leon Paul High Performance Project

Leon Paul High Performance Project

During the COVID lockdown, the team at Leon Paul wrestled with the age-old question, what are the barriers to fencers in the UK to achieving results at national level and

Timing is everything by Enzo Lefort

Timing is everything by Enzo Lefort

Those who know me well, know how dedicated I am into training. When I’m at training, I’m always dedicated at 100% and sometimes more. I want to make count every

Nutrition for Fencing by Kat Holmes

Nutrition for Fencing by Kat Holmes

Six months before my team and I won the World Championship title in 2018, I made a drastic change in my diet that greatly impacted and improved my performance. I

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Recovery Strategies for Fencing - Part 1

Recovery Strategies for Fencing - Part 1

We have all seen photos of elite athletes such as football players sitting in ice baths as a form of recovery following big matches. But if you are like me

Calling fencing bookworms

Calling fencing bookworms

Eloise Smith, Olympic fencer turned children’s author, on SISTER TO A STAR, her swashbuckling adventure for ages 9+. Despite the innate drama that sword-fighting brings, the sport of fencing doesn’t

Research Informed Practices

Research Informed Practices

Recently, I wrote a blog about how hot we get when we are fencing. This one is going to focus more on how hard we are working, but they are

International Women’s Day with Paralympian Gemma Collis

International Women’s Day with Paralympian Gemma Collis

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we spoke to Gemma Collis, a British wheelchair fencer who competed in the 2012, 2016 and 2021 Paralympics and is also a member of The

How hot do you get when fencing?

How hot do you get when fencing?

You will have frequently experienced coming off the fencing piste dripping in sweat and red in the face. Essentially, when we use our muscles, we use energy. But believe it

Leon Paul High Performance Project

Leon Paul High Performance Project

During the COVID lockdown, the team at Leon Paul wrestled with the age-old question, what are the barriers to fencers in the UK to achieving results at national level and

Life of a bookworm

Life of a bookworm

I have always been a big fan of reading and have accumulated a bit of a book collection over the years. I started reading at a very young age and

Timing is everything by Enzo Lefort

Timing is everything by Enzo Lefort

Those who know me well, know how dedicated I am into training. When I’m at training, I’m always dedicated at 100% and sometimes more. I want to make count every

“Because it’s there”

“Because it’s there”

In March 1923, George Mallory was asked by the New York Times “Why did you climb Mt. Everest?” to which he replied “Because it’s there”. Probably the most famous three

Nutrition for Fencing by Kat Holmes

Nutrition for Fencing by Kat Holmes

Six months before my team and I won the World Championship title in 2018, I made a drastic change in my diet that greatly impacted and improved my performance. I

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