Talented teenage fencer
Richard Michell (left) practising with his fencing coach | |David Stobbs in the Great Hall at Scarisbrick Hall School and pictured with his bronze medal won at the Lancaster Open, the first he has won in a competition for seniors (inset left)
This past season, Academy fencers
Madeleine Girardot, Alyssa Hofilena and Ryan Redhead won their divisions at the 2014 NCAA West Region Fencing Championships in Pasadena, Calif.
The only target for this brand of fencing is the torso, ensuring safety, but also offering an offensive challenge, as the fencers
have a relatively small target.
Therefore, the present study aimed at comparing mental toughness between two groups of elite fencers
at different levels of world ranking.
When selecting a fencer
, you'll need to keep in mind the length and width of the perimeter.
Rose Gregory is one of the country's top veteran fencers
and has just helped Wales win the six-nation Celtic Challenge in Cornwall.
Ranked 51 at Under-17 level and 83 at Under-20 and coached by top British fencer
Rhys Melia, Theo also won the Jubilee Foil Competition in Hereford and was runner-up in the Under-17 Leon Paul Junior Series in Scotland.
The 14-year-old fencer
has been impressing in competitions and has beaten several adults.
It takes around BD300 to equip a fencer
from head to toe with specialised gear and without appropriate funds we cannot take the sport forward," said Mr Alderazi, who has fenced at international competition level and has been a highly-respected coach in the Middle East for several years.
will compete in the Eugene Fencer
's Club fall team tournament Saturday at Roosevelt Middle School.
We quite often find bits of metal and stuff in the hedges," said fencer
THE IRONY of her situation isn't lost on Siobhan Byrne, Ireland's first female fencer
at an Olympics in more than 50 years.
GREAT BRITAIN fencer
Alex O'Connell is using Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard as his Olympic inspiration - even though he's an Arsenal fan.
The son of an ambitious French nobleman who brought Joseph and his mother back to Paris and was intent on giving him all the perks befitting a child of the aristocracy, he grew up in Paris and, by his early twenties, was that country's best fencer
, as well as equestrian.
At 32, the software developer technologist for the Union Bank of Switzerland in Weehawken, New Jersey, is an avid fencer