our coaches

NONTAPAT PANCHAN

NONTAPAT PANCHAN

Blade Club’s Head Coach is Nontapat Panchan (7 Times SEA Games Gold Medalist, Asian Fencing Championship Silver Medalist, and 2008 Olympian), is the Head Coach of Blade Fencing, and has been instrumental in ensuring the quality of the fencers.

JOSHUA KOH

JOSHUA KOH

Joshua heads the Epee Program at Blade. Joshua is arguably one of the most successful epee fencers to have come out of Malaysia. He has won a gold & bronze medal at SEA Games, a gold medal at the Commonwealth Junior Championship, and a gold medal at the SEA Fencing Championship. Joshua gives a lot of attention to detail. He is a focused yet understanding coach.

TIM KOH

TIM KOH

Coach Tim Koh acts as the Assistant Coach for our foil program. His focus is on developing beginner and upper intermediate fencers for high level fencing. Tim is a former Malaysian National Champion. Fencers of all ages are drawn to Tim due to his fun and engaging personality. He is the Official National Foil Coach for Malaysia's SEA Games 2019 team.

AMIR ADHA

AMIR ADHA

Coach Amir Adha - a former national fencer who is young, dedicated and personable. Amir was part of the Pelapis National Talent program back in the day. Amir is an excellent with young aspiring fencers. He is spearheading our beginner foil program.

NURUL AFFIQ NAZRIL ISMAIL

NURUL AFFIQ NAZRIL ISMAIL

No stranger to the fencing scene is Affiq. Affiq has represented the country in numerous international meets. His retirement from international fencing saw him dabble in sports management and coaching. He completes our foil coaching team.