British Fencing International Fencing Rules App

British Fencing International Fencing Rules App

British Fencing has released a new International Fencing Rules app. It costs £1.99 ($2.60) (€2.25) and is available on Google Play and Apple Store for mobile and tablet use. Continue reading →

Moonshot Piste

Moonshot Piste

A moonshot idea is one that reinvents and revolutionises an industry or in our case a sport. Normally designers take a single product and look to make a series of

Piers Gilliver Wheelchair Fencing the Road to Rio

Piers Gilliver Wheelchair Fencing the Road to Rio

A lot has happened since I first picked up a weapon in August 2010 when I decided to 'have a go' at fencing at my local club, had I known

Nuts about nuts and pommels....

Nuts are not the most interesting part of a fencing weapon but they represent a snapshot into the slightly obsessive approach that Leon Paul take to design that flows through into everything we do. We believe our products should be made with little to no compromise and we push things to the limits and sometimes beyond. [caption id="attachment_676" align="aligncenter" width="840"] Nice nuts[/caption] Why are nuts so important in fencing? Continue reading →

An Adult Starting Fencing

An Adult Starting Fencing

Fencing is a sport that is surrounded by an air of inaccessibility and mystery for most of us outside the fencing world and it’s no secret that the majority of

Alisher Usmanov, Thomas Bach and Barry Paul consider the future of fencing presentation

We pride ourselves in always pushing the sport of fencing forwards and at the 2017 World Championships in Leipzig we wanted to show something really special. Ben calls it the moonshot piste, something that can once again transform the presentation of the sport. It is not until you see the piste in person that you can appreciate how totally awesome it is. Continue reading →

A German Champion at the German Championships

A German Champion at the German Championships

A season's retreat Gaining a title is never easy. In any sport, at any age class, at any time. To defend a title is, it is said, even more difficult. On March 23, 2016, I managed to win the title of the German B-Youth Champion at my first German Championships in Halle, Germany. It was a hard piece of work, but the feeling of triumph was worth all the hard training, sweat and pain. What I did not know by then was that it was only the beginning. Text: Leander und Timo Helm Videos: Timo Helm, Oliver Gröteke Continue reading →

Plymouth Fencing Club goes Wireless! Published on behalf of Peter Barrett - Head coach

This blog post has been written by Peter Barrett head coach of Plymouth fencing club after they went fully wireless in April 2017 with 14 sets of wireless fencing equipment replacing 15 ancient scoring sets. 15 Fencing ‘Boxes’ 30 Ground Leads 30 Spools (if they are all working) 6 Mains extension leads That’s a lot of equipment to set up and put away 3 times a week. In addition to all the agro of pushing fencers to ‘get the boxes out’ comes the average repair cost of around £2,000 per year in keeping it all in working order. Continue reading →

Do Not Read This Article on Strip Coaching  Fencing, Team Relay Edition!

Do Not Read This Article on Strip Coaching Fencing, Team Relay Edition!

Do Not Read This Article on Strip Coaching Fencing Team Relay Edition Pardon the interruption for a verbose warning that you, most likely, will ignore. Today’s warning will focus on

How to mount a Fencing Sword.

How to mount a Fencing Sword.

How to mount a fencing sword? Mounting a weapon, making a sword, building a blade are just a few ways that people describe the process of putting together a fencing

British Fencing International Fencing Rules App

British Fencing International Fencing Rules App

British Fencing has released a new International Fencing Rules app. It costs £1.99 ($2.60) (€2.25) and is available on Google Play and Apple Store for mobile and tablet use. Continue reading →

Alisher Usmanov, Thomas Bach and Barry Paul consider the future of fencing presentation

We pride ourselves in always pushing the sport of fencing forwards and at the 2017 World Championships in Leipzig we wanted to show something really special. Ben calls it the moonshot piste, something that can once again transform the presentation of the sport. It is not until you see the piste in person that you can appreciate how totally awesome it is. Continue reading →

Moonshot Piste

Moonshot Piste

A moonshot idea is one that reinvents and revolutionises an industry or in our case a sport. Normally designers take a single product and look to make a series of

A German Champion at the German Championships

A German Champion at the German Championships

A season's retreat Gaining a title is never easy. In any sport, at any age class, at any time. To defend a title is, it is said, even more difficult. On March 23, 2016, I managed to win the title of the German B-Youth Champion at my first German Championships in Halle, Germany. It was a hard piece of work, but the feeling of triumph was worth all the hard training, sweat and pain. What I did not know by then was that it was only the beginning. Text: Leander und Timo Helm Videos: Timo Helm, Oliver Gröteke Continue reading →

Piers Gilliver Wheelchair Fencing the Road to Rio

Piers Gilliver Wheelchair Fencing the Road to Rio

A lot has happened since I first picked up a weapon in August 2010 when I decided to 'have a go' at fencing at my local club, had I known

Plymouth Fencing Club goes Wireless! Published on behalf of Peter Barrett - Head coach

This blog post has been written by Peter Barrett head coach of Plymouth fencing club after they went fully wireless in April 2017 with 14 sets of wireless fencing equipment replacing 15 ancient scoring sets. 15 Fencing ‘Boxes’ 30 Ground Leads 30 Spools (if they are all working) 6 Mains extension leads That’s a lot of equipment to set up and put away 3 times a week. In addition to all the agro of pushing fencers to ‘get the boxes out’ comes the average repair cost of around £2,000 per year in keeping it all in working order. Continue reading →

Nuts about nuts and pommels....

Nuts are not the most interesting part of a fencing weapon but they represent a snapshot into the slightly obsessive approach that Leon Paul take to design that flows through into everything we do. We believe our products should be made with little to no compromise and we push things to the limits and sometimes beyond. [caption id="attachment_676" align="aligncenter" width="840"] Nice nuts[/caption] Why are nuts so important in fencing? Continue reading →

Do Not Read This Article on Strip Coaching  Fencing, Team Relay Edition!

Do Not Read This Article on Strip Coaching Fencing, Team Relay Edition!

Do Not Read This Article on Strip Coaching Fencing Team Relay Edition Pardon the interruption for a verbose warning that you, most likely, will ignore. Today’s warning will focus on

An Adult Starting Fencing

An Adult Starting Fencing

Fencing is a sport that is surrounded by an air of inaccessibility and mystery for most of us outside the fencing world and it’s no secret that the majority of

How to mount a Fencing Sword.

How to mount a Fencing Sword.

How to mount a fencing sword? Mounting a weapon, making a sword, building a blade are just a few ways that people describe the process of putting together a fencing

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