As an active fencer Pavel was a member of the Senior Epee National Team of the Czech Republic and has participated in numerous World Cup competitions and thus gained fencing experience of the highest international level. He could familiarize himself with various training methods when fencing one year in Italy and Germany.
The idea to become a fencing coach was first suggested to him by Maestro Piraino in Italy. He gained his L3 coaching qualification after he moved to Great Britain and in 2011 Pavel attended Maestro course in Italy.
As a coach he has got an experience in working with fencers and pentathletes up to an international level in youth categories. At present he holds the position of Head of Fencing at Whitgift School. Pavel is also National Academy Epee coach.