Meet the Coaches

Coach  |  Lance Larsen

Over twenty years coaching experience.
Professor of fencing from British academy of fencing.
Prevost D’armes from Ecole Nationale de Maitre D’armes. Dinard, France.
Leader level, Coaching Effectiveness Program. Olympic training center, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Coach  |  Oksana Babaeva

Specialist Diploma in Physical Education and Sport from the Uzbek State Institute of Physical Education 1989.

Holder of the Soviet Master of Sport Degree.

Five time senior national foil champion of Uzbekistan.

Appointed junior national coach 1998.

British Fencing level 4 coach.

Coach  |  Jon Sloman

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If you would like a lesson with a coach there is a sign up sheet at the entrance to the hall, every Thursday.  Please put your name down with the coach you would like and the coaches will do their best to fit everyone in on a first come, first serve basis.

Meet the Committee

I fenced as a youngster many years ago but gave it up for 28 years. Started again about four years ago and I wished I had never stopped. If I had belonged to a club like Saxon I doubt if I would. Still competing and recently qualified as a coach.

Chair and Welfare Officer| Michael “Fred”  Thomas

Foilist and Epeeist. He has been fencing for thirty years and Saxon member for over ten. In 2010 won 3 bronze medals representing England in the vets Commonwealth Games in Australia. Professor of cognitive neuroscience by trade, and father of twins.

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Secretary | Alex Seale

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Honorary Treasurer | Paul Harden

I fenced as a youngster many years ago but gave it up for 28 years. Started again about four years ago and I wished I had never stopped. If I had belonged to a club like Saxon I doubt if I would. Still competing and recently qualified as a coach.

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Membership Secretary| Sally Price

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Committee Member General| Nick Mort

Club Captain | Paul Lowen

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Armourer | Allan Coleman

Sharon Thomas

Social Secretary | Sharon Thomas

Two-time medalist at Saxon’s Anniversary Foil Competition, and mother of twins. Combines Foil and Epee, and renowned for her assertive style on piste.

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Next Adult Beginners Course

The next course starts 26th September. Go to Beginners page to sign up

September 16th, 2019

Fencing 19th September

Update: We will have now access to our normal hall at Twyford.

We won’t have the full hall until 2000.

Fencing will be available from 1900 for adults but space will be very limited pistes for the first hour.

Parking will be very limited before 2000.

Please keep an eye on Facebook for further updates

September 14th, 2019

Subscriptions for 2019-2020

There are 2 options for membership this year: 

1: Thursdays only 

OR

2: Mondays and Thursdays

Mondays’ will be 1930 to 2130 in Wasps.

Mondays’ session will be for 25 weeks: 23rd September to 9th December and 13th of January to 6th April.

(Thursdays’ will be on all year as current)

For Thursdays only:

Adults: £400

Students/U18’s: £250

Summer only Students: £125

For Mondays and Thursdays:

Adults: £650

Students/U18’s: £425

September 14th, 2019

Junior Classes

The next Junior classes will start on Thursday 12th September

August 27th, 2019

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