Brian Riseley is a club coach who has been fencing for 24 years and coaching both children and adults for 18 years. He has coached sports schools for SportsCoach and for Merton and Guildford Councils and over a dozen schools. He has given private lessons and organised birthday fencing parties, and even the odd fencing wedding stag party.
Brian has also coached his son, David Riseley, who is a top GB fencer and former member of the GB Olympic team.
At Wimbledon Fencing Club, Brian coaches all first-timers on the beginnersâ€™ course as a group, covering areas such as fitness, stance, hand & foot work, basic attack & defence and safety.
Brian's X-Swords Mini Fencing Club is for children aged from 6 to 8 years old. Autumn Term starts on Saturday 10th September 2016. Brian also coaches top grade young fencers by invitation as part of the X-Swords Elite Fencing Club.