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Discover the world of British Fencing. From grassroots visions to Olympic dreams, we reveal how this sport has a past and future to talk about.

Discover the world of British Fencing. From grassroots visions to Olympic dreams, we reveal how this sport has a past and future to talk about.
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United Kingdom

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Discover the world of British Fencing. From grassroots visions to Olympic dreams, we reveal how this sport has a past and future to talk about.

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English

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07572730147


Episodes

Uniting London Youth

10/3/2019
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In episode 6 we meet John Jones from London Youth, and the great coaches from Cray Wanderers Football Club. In this episode: Why fencing? Find out what the coaches from Cray Wanderers think about fencing and how they deliver it to their community. Hear how fencing made a difference to young people, including how fencing has been used to tackle deeper social issues in urban communities. Meet the coaches who have developed their skills through apprenticeships, discovering new a new sport...

Duration:00:23:09

Parents in Sports - A Guide to Enjoying the Journey

7/19/2019
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Whether you're a parent, a coach, athlete or supporter, the next generation has a role to play in the future of sport. In this episode we talk about creating a positive environment for our young people, giving them the support needed to succeed as people with life skills through sport. Sophie talks to Gordon MacLelland about how parents can work with coaches to create a positive environment for the next generation. https://www.parentsinsport.co.uk/

Duration:00:23:53

Fencing Inspires: The Journey of Marcus Mepstead

6/4/2019
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In Episode 4 of the Be You, Be Different podcast, Sophie chats to New York based GBR Olympic fencer Marcus Mepstead. We talk sports, travel and the inspiration of other sports people like Roger Federer and Dame Kelly Holmes. Find out who inspired Marcus the most, what he has learned from his journey so far, and discover his hopes for the future. #fencinginspires Read More about Marcus here.

Duration:00:18:13

Money Money Money

4/30/2019
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Episode 3 of the #BeYouBeDifferent podcast: we're talking about money. How can a sports club raise funds? What would Sean do if he won the lottery? How does British Fencing use your membership and funding to grow our sport? All your questions are answered in interviews with CEO Georgina Usher, Salle Holyrood club fundraiser Jo Cook and Scottish Fencing athlete Mhairi McLaughlin, sponsored by Pulseroll

Duration:00:42:47

Developing the Athletes of the Future

3/11/2019
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Sophie and Sean look at British Fencing's Athlete Development Programme (ADP), aimed at helping fencers aged 15-23 achieve their potential. Insightful interviews with Steve Kemp, British Fencing's Programmes Manager; Rob Cawdron, ADP Project Officer: athletes Alice Campbell and Danielle Lawson and ADP sabre lead coach, Jon Salfield. Sponsors: pulseroll.com ADP home page: https://www.britishfencing.com/gbr-fencing/gbr-development-programmes/gbr-athlete-development-programme/

Duration:00:41:15

Episode 1 - Time To Talk

2/5/2019
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In our first episode, Sean and Sophie talk mental health. The 7th of February is Time to Talk Day. We interview Jo Kowalski of social movement Time to Change, Paul Davis of the Paul Davis Fencing Academy and Team GB sabreur JJ Webb for a fascinating insight into mental health in our sport. Our sponsor: Maison de Choup https://maisondechoup.co.uk/ Time to Change: https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/ Paul Davis Fencing Academy on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/teampdfa British Fencing:...

Duration:00:47:02