POWER OF 5 DICIPLINES
Horse Riding, Swimming, Fencing, Shooting, Running
(Shoot & Run)
An amazing Fun Sport which you can compete in locally, nationally and Internationally as individuals and with a relay partner.
Fun for young and older. From 8 years to 100
Laser-run is the thrilling finale the Olympic sport of modern pentathlon and now also a fast-paced dynamic sport in its own right which involves shooting and running with the first person to cross the line the winner.
Each run is preceded by a shoot with different shooting and running distances for different age groups.
(Swimming & Laser Run)
Many of the Pentathlon GB Regions hold modern triathlons.
This is a timed swim and a Laser Run where your times/positions will gain you points towards your final total. This is a great opportunity to gain competition experience (particularly in the combined laser-run discipline) for the British Modern Triathlon Championships which is held each year. There are national and International competitions in this discipline.
(Continuous Swim & Laser Run)
Triathle combines Laser shooting, swimming and running in a continuous shoot/swim/run format. The event begins with a pack start and there is a transition zone between the run and swim. The number of laps is dependant on your age group category. Participants from 8 years old.
There are national and International competitions held by Pentathlon GB and the UIPM.
Timed swim and timed run. Points awarded for finishing position, highest points score wins.
Pentathlon GB hold a biathlon series each year in various locations around the UK. Which leads up to the British Biathlon Championships. There is also a Schools Biathlon Championships. This is usually the entry point for most Modern Pentathletes. Participants from 8 years old
(Continuous Swim & Run)
Biathle combines swimming and running in a continuous format. The event begins with a pack start and there is a transition zone between the run and swim. The number of laps is dependant on your age group category. Participants from 8 years old. There are national and International competitions held by Pentathlon GB and the UIPM.
(Fence, Swim & Laser Run)
The Modern Tetrathlon comprises of four events. Epee Fencing, Swimming and Laser Run. The Swimming and Laser Run is sometimes combined into a Triathle, but usually the events are separate. An athlete will gain points in each event with their final tally determining their final standing.
(Horse Jumping, Swimming, Fencing & Laser Run)
Modern pentathlon comprises five diverse sports: swimming, fencing, riding, running and shooting. Each discipline is held separately, apart from running and shooting, which are held together in a challenging and exciting combined laser-run, the final discipline of the competition.
Competitors gain modern pentathlon points across each discipline, resulting in a handicapped start for the laser-run. The winner of the competition is the person who gains the most points across all 5 disciplines. Thanks to the handicap start in the laser-run, the winner is simply the first person to cross the finish line.
Modern pentathlon is the only Pentathlon GB sport to be competed at the Olympics and there are World Championships and European Championships held annually.
Multi Sport Athlete Development.
Every Saturday Dacorum Pentathlon Club runs a High Performance training session for all levels of athlete.
The Program usually starts at 10.00 am with a cross country Run, followed by Laser Shooting & Epee Fencing.
We analyse your technique, test your fitness, discuss about your Goals and give some advice for the Future.
Training with international coaches and athletes.
This session is run with the Pentathlon Development Program and Talent Pathway in mind.
Lajos Fazekas is no stranger to Modern Pentathlon, Hungarian born, pentathlon is in his blood. Not only is he the Head coach at Dacorum Pentathlon Club, but also a Masters Athlete, still competing at international level.
Denise Silk, Masters Modern Pentathlon, Triathle & Laser Run World & European Champion,
Everyone Active Sporting Champion.
Dacorum Pentathlon Club Secretary
Every Saturday. Spaces are limited so please book.
Parish Hall, Dagnall Road, Hemel HempsteadHP1 3BW
Running, Laser Shooting, Epee Fencing (BFA membership recommended)
Please contact Head Coach Lajos Fazekas by latest Thursday 10pm. to book your place
£20/ month Standing Order
£10 as Pay as you Go for Dacorum Pentathlon Club Members.
Equipment required, Laser Pistol & Fencing equipment.
(Laser Pistol & Fencing Equipment can be hired if required, please advise if needed.)
Bank details will given for your entry on confirmation email.
Without confirmation Letter training not permitted!
Your first step you to learn what a Laser Pistol is.
How to operate the pistol. Range Safety. Basic shooting technique.
Learn the fundamentals of the Laser Run competition. Take part and practice, so you will be able to participate in a competitive event.
Laser Run Rules: Rules of Pentathlon GB
Learn about interval running,
First warm up 20 minutes running & 10 minutes stretching.
Running interval distance repeating 4 times for 3 minutes, with 20 second break.
After all 10 minutes light running or walking recommended.
You will Learn how you can improve your shooting
How you can adjust the aiming point or set your pistol for better results.
Follow the Laser Shooting online training sessions where you can, book your place. Contact us for details. Pentathlon GB memberships recommended.
Dacorum Pentathlon Club members can be loaned a Laser Pistol & Target, but you must have a Laser Shooting certificate.
Run your category/age group interval distance 400m, 600m, 800m,
Repeating 4 times with 20 second break.
Send us your PB once a month.
The Laser Run is the discipline of the Modern Pentathlon .
Practice 4 times your age categories distance continuous each month and send us your PB time. Rules of Pentathlon GB
Monday 19.30 hrs: LASER SHOOTING (30 MINS)
Tuesday 19.00 hrs: FENCING FOOTWORK (30 MINS)
Wednesday 19.30 hrs: LASER SHOOTING (30 MINS)
Thursday 19.00 hrs: FENCING FOOTWORK (30 MINS)
Friday 19.30 hrs: LASER SHOOTING (30 MINS)
1 to 1 Lessons are available with Lajos,
SOCIAL DISTANCED OUTDOORS TRAINING ONLY Booking 2 days in advance please.
(Contact Lajos to book)
All POSPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS
Monday 19.00-21.00 hrs: Adult Epee Footwork & Blade work only, no Sparring until Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.
Tuesday 19.00 - 20.00 hrs: Under 18's Epee Fencing
Thursday 19.00-20.00 hrs: Under 18's Epee Fencing
Thursday 20.00-21.00 hrs: Adult Epee Footwork & Blade work only, no Sparring until Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.
Friday 19.30-20.30 hrs: Family fencing together. Footwork & Blade work only for all others, no Sparring until Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.
1 to 1 Lessons are available on Monday & Thursday 21.00-21.50 hrs, Booking 2 days in advance please.
(Contact Lajos to book OUTDOORS TRAINING ONLY)
EVERYONE ACTIVE LEISURE CENTRE,
Saturday 10.30 hrs
Currently meet LOCATION close to
EVERYONE ACTIVE HEMEL HEMPSTEAD,
Contact Lajos for details. Social Distanced running
PERSONAL RUNNING TRAINING,
Monday, Wednesday & Friday, min 40 minutes.
Around 5k or more.
Book your place 1 week before!
3 times a week.
50 minutes training for stamina,
Run, Bike, Rowing Machine.
Build up Leg, Arm and Wrist power.
Pull equipment for swimming with light weight. 25 stroke number to be repeated 10 times.
Have a question about training or about trying any of the Modern Pentathlon events for the first time please contact us. BEGINNERS ARE VERY WELCOME.
Also get in contact if you would like us to arrange a Laser Run event at your school or club. We will get back to you as soon as we can.