Weʼre raising £8,000 to reach my Goal I need to fundraise to help with my training and Travel to Competitions with the GB Fencing Team and Commonwealth Season
- Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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As a young child I was angry and confused. I grew up in a chaotic and often violent home in a disadvantaged area of Edinburgh. I found school hard being Dyslexic but I found my arena to shine ……
My release was sport and at the age of 11 I found fencing. Not your average sport for a child of my background, but I was able to focus my frustrations through sport to reach a “Positive Destination”. It didn’t matter what was going on at home, where I lived or how well I was doing at school, when I was fencing I was no different from anyone else. No matter what else was going on I discovered that if I worked hard and surrounded myself with positive people, I could achieve anything. I found out its ok to make mistakes, that’s how we learn. I became more confident and I realised sport could teach me so much and the skills that I learnt could be transferred into changing my life for the better…..
My Goal is winning that elusive Gold Medal at the next commonwealths. It wont be easy and I'm training hard and traveling the world competing for GB. With your help I can focus on the task at hand and sharing my journey with everyone. www.positivedestination.com
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Oct 11, 2017
Oct 9, 2017
Good luck Keith!
Oct 9, 2017
Go get them Keith! Much success. Keith check out 'Makeachamp' on Instagram. Olivia
Oct 7, 2017
Keith I just saw your video from a friend; you are coaching his daughter. Your story is inspirational and I wish you all the very best!
Oct 6, 2017
Keith, good luck. All the best from the Culkin’s
Oct 4, 2017
Hi Keith, personal fan of yours from watching you through various videos on Youtube as a young aspiring fencer years ago. Still glad to see you are still pursuing your dreams and I wish you good luck!
Oct 1, 2017
Well, I can't say I hope you win your Commonwealth Gold but you have a lot of admirers one the side of the world where I am from and it would not be the same competition without you. Good luck!
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
British Fencing Champion 6 x Commonwealth Medallist European Team Bronze Medallist Young Persons Coach of the Year 2013/14/15/16 British Fencing Innovation Award Winner 2016 British Fencing Community Coach of the Year 2017 Athlete, Mentor, Coach, Modern Jedi
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