Nick Chapman - Fencing CoachNick Chapman
Nick is an award winning full time coach, qualified to teach all three weapons, but specialising in Epee. He has over 30 years of experience and a proven record for producing competitive excellence at an international  level.  He also promotes ongoing participation and organising competitions and training from local introduction level to national ranking events.

Nick started fencing in Redditch in 1979 and qualified as a coach in 1989. He turned to professional coaching in 1992. Since then his fencers have won 40 national titles, been selected for national teams on 52 occasions, captained their universities, been executive directors of England Fencing and refereed at the 2012 Olympics.

Nick will be part of the DT (Directoire Technique) at the 2022 Commonwealth Fencing Championships, in London.


  • Level 3 Foil Coach
  • Level 3 Epee Coach
  • Level 2 Sabre Coach
  • British Fencing Team Manager trained
  • NCFE Diploma in Sports Psychology
  • Sports Coach UK Safeguarding and Protecting Children
  • British Academy of Fencing member

Assistant Coach
Khelan Patel, Asistant Coach

Khelan Patel

Khelan started fencing at Evesham Fencing Club in January 2013. He joined the coaching staff upon receiving his Epee coaching qualification in September 2013 and has continued to help develop the Evesham fencers with Nick ever since.



  • Qualifications
    • Level 2 Epee Coach
    • Level 2 Epee Referee
    • Sports Coach UK Safeguarding and Protecting Children