All fencers and multi-event athletes have individual coaching sessions throughout the week, by Robert Flack Director of Fencing and Modern Pentathlon and Pete Barrett Head Fencing Coach.

In this extensive fencing programme students learn and improve their:

  • Tactics
  • Technique
  • Distance strategies
  • Timing
  • Point control
  • Physical conditioning
  • Game plan and mental strategy


Plymouth College has an enviable track record both past and present of producing athletes of national standard. 


Myles Pillage

Modern Pentathlon

European Junior Championships 2017

World Cup 2017 silver


Ben Andrews


Finalist Youth Athlete of the Year 2017

GB Team (U17)

British Champion 2017

World Championships 2017


Kelsey Pillage

Modern Pentathlon


Georgina Barrington



Georgina Mitchell

Modern Pentathlon

British Triathlon Champion 2015

GB Pentathlon Youth Champion 2017

World and European Championships 2017


Tia Simms-Lyn


Youth Olympics Silver 2014

Commonwealth Games Silver 2014

British U16 Epee and Foil Champion 2014

Pan Am Cadet Champion 2015

Senior World Championships 2017

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