Links

ZFW Fencing Club – ZFW fencing club is run by Ziemek with the team of coaches who coach to his programme. The club is dedicated to increasing the standard of fencing in Britain by providing a centre of excellence for elite fencers training for Olympic, International and National teams as well as providing a learning programme open to anyone who wants to start fencing with a particular focus on children.

Adam Blight Fencing – The website for Sheffield based fencing coach Adam Blight.

Adam Blight’s Fencing Youtube Channel – With loads of fencing video from all aspects of the sport including top level international events, coaching, local and club fencing.

Sheffield Buccaneers Fencing Club – Yorkshire’s strongest foil club with many National Champions, successful International fencers representing Britain including most notably Husayn Rosowsky – Cadet World Bronze Medallist, 2011 National Champion and Olympian.

British Academy of Fencing – Provides teaching and support in the technical and tactical skills of coaching with a curriculum providing a systematic and logical development of these skills from beginner coach to Fencing Master.

Mount St Mary’s College – The base for this foil coaching course, a co-educational boarding and day school in the Jesuit tradition, catering for the needs of children aged 11-18.

Nuffield Health at Mount St Mary’s – Manages sports and fitness facilities out of school hours.  These include –

  • State-of-the-art fitness suite
  • Life Fitness equipment
  • Functional training zone
  • Strength and resistance training
  • Studio classes
  • Spinning
  • Swimming
  • Badminton
  • Fully supervised and managed by fitness and wellbeing experts
  • No minimum contract.

Local Hotels and Restaurants

Ibis Chesterfield North – A six minute drive from Mount St Mary’s College.  It is planned to use this hotel as our accommodation base for this years course.  This is a modern hotel with all the facilities you might expect and hope for. The Ibis Chesterfield North is situated in the quiet village of Barlborough. The hotel offers easy access to the M1 motorway at Junction 30.   There is free car parking with closed circuit TV surveillance for added security.  All of the rooms have en-suite bathroom, hair dryer, tea/coffee facilities, desk, TVs and internet access.  There is a restaurant and a snack bar open 24 hours a day.  Currently for our course we can offer either single or twin rooms if you prefer to share, the prices we are offering are subject to review if prices or availability changes.  The Hotel also offers an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet including pork sausage, scrambled egg, back bacon, hash brown, mushrooms and baked beans. Alternatively enjoy a continental selection.  The room price we are quoting does not include breakfast.

The Sitwell Arms Hotel – About 5 minutes from Mount St Mary’s College. The original part to this attractive stone built hotel dates back to the 18th century when it was a famous coaching inn. Over the years The Sitwell Arms Hotel has a restaurant with modern British dining and a public lounge bar. The more recent development, the Mind & Body extension provides hair & beauty and health & fitness facilities and offers the final touch to any business or leisure experience.

Mosborough Hall Hotel – A 15 minute drive from Mount St Mary’s. With a combination of historic charm and modern luxury, it offers a truly unique place to stay.  Set in the quiet village of Mosborough, this 12th Century manor house hotel still retains it’s stately charm, the hotel boasts a selection of rooms to suit all tastes.

The Dusty Miller A lively local inn with live music, real ale, carvery and many other attractions.

Days Inn – Sheffield – This budget hotel, set in a low-rise redbrick building in a service area off the M1 motorway, perhaps about 15 – 20 minutes drive from Mount St Mary’s.  The straightforward rooms feature desks, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. They also come with tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded rooms add sofabeds.  Complimentary parking is available. A coffeeshop and fast-food restaurants are also on site.

Bella Donna Restaurant – An good Italian restaurant about 5 minutes from Mount St Mary’s College.

The Mossbrook Inn – Very nice country pub and restaurant with great food.

 

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