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ABOUT THE ACADEMY

Expand Your Horizons

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MEET THE HERTFORDSHIRE COMBAT CENTRE TEAM

Where the Passion Begins

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PAUL DAVIS

ACADEMY DIRECTOR

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ACADEMY LEADERS

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ACADEMY LEADERS

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ALEX BELA

HEAD SABRE COACH

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BRYN SAUNDERS

SABRE COACH

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SHERRY XU

SABRE COACH

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ANDY DOCHERTY

FOIL COACH

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TOM FLURY

COMMUNITY COACH

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BECKY DAVIS

COMMUNITY SUPPORTER

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LUCAS JOHNSON FAUSTINO

VIDEOGRAPHER

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MARIA FAUSTINO

TEAM MANAGER & WELFARE OFFICER

The Academy was established in 2009 by Paul in the canteen at Verulam School with 10 sets of equipment purchased with a £1000 grant from the 948 Foundation. Paul booked the canteen for 6 weeks only just in case the class did not get sufficient members. From here the demand started to grow and Schools started requesting Fencing sessions. Andy joined Paul as they started delivering more sessions and opened a second community session at the Palladian Church in Ayot St Lawrence.  Over the next decade the Academy continued to grow and Paul took on more coaches and a brilliant suport team. The Academy now teaches 107 sessions a week from a purpose built Centre in the heart of St Albans and has incredible success on and off the piste.

Fighting Chance Fund

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Fighting Chance Fund

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SUPPORTING COMMUNITY PROJECTS

Through opportunities come struggles but through the struggles come growth. We thank everyone who supports our causes and if you wish to get involved as well there are volunteering opportunities and donations of any size are greatly appreciated. Thank you for believing in us.

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

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ALL ACADEMY POLICIES AUGUST 2023 (REVIEW AUGUST 2024)

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