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You are never too old to fence!

You are never too old to fence!

Fencing is a sport we all love, hence why you are probably reading this blog. Fencing is a unique blend of physical and mental fitness, which makes it more challenging...

Recovery Strategies for Fencing - Part 2

Recovery Strategies for Fencing - Part 2

Welcome back to the recovery blog, I will now follow on from the part 1 which explained why recovery is important for fencing. This time, I will give more details...

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...

Starting Fencing as an Adult

Starting Fencing as an Adult

When we transition from being kids to being adults, somewhere along the line it seems that personal enrichment and (dare we say it?) fun fall down the priority list to...

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...

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You are never too old to fence!

You are never too old to fence!

Fencing is a sport we all love, hence why you are probably reading this blog. Fencing is a unique blend of physical and mental fitness, which makes it more challenging...

Starting Fencing as an Adult

Starting Fencing as an Adult

When we transition from being kids to being adults, somewhere along the line it seems that personal enrichment and (dare we say it?) fun fall down the priority list to...

Recovery Strategies for Fencing - Part 2

Recovery Strategies for Fencing - Part 2

Welcome back to the recovery blog, I will now follow on from the part 1 which explained why recovery is important for fencing. This time, I will give more details...

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...

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