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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

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

Hertfordshire Combat Centre

Hertfordshire Combat Centre

Paul Davis has for many years been one of the most progressive fencing coaches in the country. His youth program the Paul Davis Fencing academy has created thousands of young

Maraging Sabre Blades

Maraging Sabre Blades

I started fencing Sabre 19 years ago (makes me feel old to know I have been fencing longer than some of the young guys in the GB squad with me

After 10 years of fencing, this will be my last year with the youth...

After 10 years of fencing, this will be my last year with the youth...

Let me introduce myself. I am Daniël Giacon, a 19-year-old Dutch foilist. When I was a little kid every branch or stick I found I’d use it as a sword

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

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

What do you do when the world shuts down?

What do you do when the world shuts down?

What do you do when everything shuts down?Get to work making everything you can better! The downtime in fencing has had one positive effect for Leon Paul, and that is

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

Running into Retirement

Running into Retirement

What does an international fencer do when they retire? I stopped fencing in June 2012 with the European Championships in Italy being my final event. Barring a few little fun

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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

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

Hertfordshire Combat Centre

Hertfordshire Combat Centre

Paul Davis has for many years been one of the most progressive fencing coaches in the country. His youth program the Paul Davis Fencing academy has created thousands of young

What do you do when the world shuts down?

What do you do when the world shuts down?

What do you do when everything shuts down?Get to work making everything you can better! The downtime in fencing has had one positive effect for Leon Paul, and that is

Maraging Sabre Blades

Maraging Sabre Blades

I started fencing Sabre 19 years ago (makes me feel old to know I have been fencing longer than some of the young guys in the GB squad with me

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

After 10 years of fencing, this will be my last year with the youth...

After 10 years of fencing, this will be my last year with the youth...

Let me introduce myself. I am Daniël Giacon, a 19-year-old Dutch foilist. When I was a little kid every branch or stick I found I’d use it as a sword

Running into Retirement

Running into Retirement

What does an international fencer do when they retire? I stopped fencing in June 2012 with the European Championships in Italy being my final event. Barring a few little fun

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