SF coach John Routledge passes the FIE Foil Coaching Diploma.

As mentioned recently by British Fencing, John Routledge spent two months studying in Bucharest at the Romanian National Training Centre for the the FIE Foil Coaching Diploma exam, which he successfully passed.

The Coaching Educators were 3 times Olympian Petru Kuki and 1995 World Foil Champion, Dmitriy Chevchenko. The intensive training schedule comprised of six hours a day, six days a week and the head examiner was the FIE’s technical director Ioan Pop.

You can look out for John’s words on his experiences in the next edition of the Sword.

FIE Foil Diplma Course in Bukarest 2009

FIE Foil Diplma Course in Bukarest (John on far right)