£1,325raised of £8,000 target by 33 supporters

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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    • The Chapman family

      The Chapman family

      Nov 29, 2017

      Joshua is looking forward to following in your winning footsteps one day!


    • Ronnie Corse

      Ronnie Corse

      Nov 28, 2017

    • Anonymous


      Nov 26, 2017

      Our grandson Cameron is so keen on his fencing, thanks to you Keith. All the best. You can do it!

    • Cameron, Gregor, Nigel & Neli

      Cameron, Gregor, Nigel & Neli

      Nov 26, 2017

      Thank you for being such an inspiration to Cameron and all the other kids you are guiding and coaching in life and fencing. All the very best in meeting this target and winning Gold!


    • The Fawthrops

      The Fawthrops

      Nov 12, 2017

      Good Luck, Keith!


    • Suzanne Connolly

      Suzanne Connolly

      Nov 9, 2017

      Good luck from Cole and Eli.


    • Anonymous


      Nov 1, 2017

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    Keith Cook

    Keith Cook

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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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