International Lunch Club

International Lunch Club

As Ben Paul mentioned in his blog ‘Cooking with Swords’, we have a Lunch Club at Leon Paul with only one simple rule… You never talk about Lunch Club! Ben

Rule regarding Epee Inside Guard Sockets.

Rule regarding Epee Inside Guard Sockets.

The FIE Congress made a new rule regarding Epee Inside Guard Sockets, so if you are an Epee fencer who competes at FIE competitions this post applies to you, please

Learning at Leon Paul

Learning at Leon Paul

Seven months on from the start of my nine-month placement at Leon Paul and I can honestly say I have learnt so much. The degree I’m studying at Nottingham Trent

DT, Run, Sleep, Repeat – Life on the Directoire Technique

DT, Run, Sleep, Repeat – Life on the Directoire Technique

The 2020 European Cadet & Junior Fencing Championships took place in Poreč, Croatia, during the backend of February and start of March this year. I was selected as one of

Finding the Fashion in Fencing

Finding the Fashion in Fencing

Fencing and fashion have often gone together in the past, for instance, just a few years ago Dior made a whole collection based on fencing kit. So, when one of

Please help a future fencer

Please help a future fencer

Dear Fencers, Sadly, I have bad news at this time and would like to ask the fencing community for support.   Poldek a fanatical fencer at the age of only seven

A Mask Strap Hack

A Mask Strap Hack

I was thinking about how fencers could repurpose items of equipment to make any face covering mask fit better and be easy to take on and off one handed. I

Not running the London Marathon, yet…

Not running the London Marathon, yet…

As I mentioned in a previous blog post, I was due to run the London Marathon at the end of the month (April 2020). Due to the COVID19 Pandemic, all

THE DEVELOPMENT OF FENCING MEDALS

THE DEVELOPMENT OF FENCING MEDALS

Fencing medals have been awarded since the 18th century when fencing masters began presenting engraved silver medal prizes to the winners of annual tournaments at schools where they taught. This

No More Black Boxes

No More Black Boxes

Here are a few updates on our drive to become plastic free and to have all packaging either made from fully recycled material or be fully recyclable. We were very

International Lunch Club

International Lunch Club

As Ben Paul mentioned in his blog ‘Cooking with Swords’, we have a Lunch Club at Leon Paul with only one simple rule… You never talk about Lunch Club! Ben

Please help a future fencer

Please help a future fencer

Dear Fencers, Sadly, I have bad news at this time and would like to ask the fencing community for support.   Poldek a fanatical fencer at the age of only seven

Rule regarding Epee Inside Guard Sockets.

Rule regarding Epee Inside Guard Sockets.

The FIE Congress made a new rule regarding Epee Inside Guard Sockets, so if you are an Epee fencer who competes at FIE competitions this post applies to you, please

A Mask Strap Hack

A Mask Strap Hack

I was thinking about how fencers could repurpose items of equipment to make any face covering mask fit better and be easy to take on and off one handed. I

Learning at Leon Paul

Learning at Leon Paul

Seven months on from the start of my nine-month placement at Leon Paul and I can honestly say I have learnt so much. The degree I’m studying at Nottingham Trent

Not running the London Marathon, yet…

Not running the London Marathon, yet…

As I mentioned in a previous blog post, I was due to run the London Marathon at the end of the month (April 2020). Due to the COVID19 Pandemic, all

DT, Run, Sleep, Repeat – Life on the Directoire Technique

DT, Run, Sleep, Repeat – Life on the Directoire Technique

The 2020 European Cadet & Junior Fencing Championships took place in Poreč, Croatia, during the backend of February and start of March this year. I was selected as one of

THE DEVELOPMENT OF FENCING MEDALS

THE DEVELOPMENT OF FENCING MEDALS

Fencing medals have been awarded since the 18th century when fencing masters began presenting engraved silver medal prizes to the winners of annual tournaments at schools where they taught. This

Finding the Fashion in Fencing

Finding the Fashion in Fencing

Fencing and fashion have often gone together in the past, for instance, just a few years ago Dior made a whole collection based on fencing kit. So, when one of

No More Black Boxes

No More Black Boxes

Here are a few updates on our drive to become plastic free and to have all packaging either made from fully recycled material or be fully recyclable. We were very

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