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

Chair and Welfare Officer| Michael “Fred” Thomas

Foilist, Sabreur 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.

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

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Club Captain | Paul Lowen

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Social Secretary | Sharon Thomas

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Armourer | Allan Coleman

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Saxon Notice Board

Covid-19 – Club suspended

Covid-19 Update: Cancellation of club nights

The UK government has advised that everyone in the UK should now avoid “non-essential” travel and contact, including going to sporting events.

Therefore the committee has decided to suspend the Thursday session until further notice.

As the outbreak of Covid-19 develops, we will provide an update by 15th April.

The committee has also decided to cancel the remaining Monday sessions (due to run until 6th April)

March 17th, 2020

Next Adult Beginners Course

Looking for a last minute present?

Want to get fit after Christmas?

Our next beginners course will start on Thursday 16th January.

Contact Paul on

December 23rd, 2019

Subscriptions for 2019-2020

There are 2 options for membership this year: 

1: Thursdays only 


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

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