Foil People

Foil Coach

A coach with 18 years experience, British Fencing U20 & U17 squad coach and a British Fencing Coach Educator. Tim has coached a number of young fencers on an individual basis including National U13, U15, U17, U20 & U23 champions and many who have represented Great Britain and England in U15 and U17, U20 & U23 events.

Tim is a British Fencing Talent Coach, working with the British Fencing Talent Pathway team working with selected British fencers at overseas events, including the 2018 & 2019 Cadet & Junior European and World Championships Tim leads a development squad, based in Bath, of U/11 - U/17 fencers who are aiming to improve their skills to prepare for competitions and progression to the senior club.

Foil Coach

Mike is a qualified coach in both Foil and Epee, teaching both weapons in school and club sessions around Bath, Bristol and Glastonbury. He started coaching while at University in Plymouth.

Mike has made Good headway as a an England Squad coach, being selected to coach the England Foil team at the UK School Games in 2015 and 2017, and travelling abroad the past couple of years with the England under 15 foil squad to International competitions in Paris and Poland.

This year Mike has been working as a British national development coach. In this role Mike has been working with the British U17 and U20 Foil squads at national training days.

Senior Club Foil Mentor

Tony is a long-standing member of Bath Sword Club who fences Foil and competes in various competitions on the national circuit (senior and veterans).

Tony is a regular attendee of the senior foil club. He has brought up 2 sons through the club and although he's left the club to go to University we expect to hear much more about Rob!

As a mentor and experienced fencer he will help any new members to understand ways and offer (non contractually binding!) advice should you ask him.