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 & COIVD-19 Officer | 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

Fencing back as normal

Following the disruption last week

Normal times for junior classes and main night are resumed from tomorrow

September 29th, 2021

Subscriptions for 2021-22

Subscriptions for 2021-22 are now due. This covers September 2021 to September 2022

Adults: £400
Students/U18’s: £250

**For members who paid full subscriptions for 2020-21 and are continuing their membership for 2021-22, there is a refund on your membership

For details please use the contact form

September 10th, 2021

Junior classes back on 16th September

Junior classes will restart on the 16th September, in Twyford school sports hall.

Please contact Paul for details

September 2nd, 2021

Club opening times

  • The club is open Thursday evenings 7-10pm

September 2nd, 2021

Next Adult Beginners Course

The next adult beginners course at Saxon Fencing Club will be starting on Thursday 16th September 2021

The course is from 8.30 to 9.30 and is 5 weeks long

Open the booking form here


All equipment is provided

Please contact Paul for details

August 23rd, 2021

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