Prospective Members

Ready to Fence in 2017?

Whether you’re thinking of trying fencing for the first time, or an existing fencer looking for a club to join, we would love you to drop in to one of our training sessions and see what we’re all about.

Pick up a current information pack and membership forms from our Membership page.

We also have a number of special events and classes planned to help beginners get started.  Check the dates below.

New to Fencing?  Have a Go!

Term 3 Classes for Beginners

Saturdays  From July 22nd:
9:30am-10:30am, (ages 8-12) Swordplay Sabre

Tuesdays From July 18th:
7pm – 8pm, U13  Class  (minimum numbers required)
7:45pm-9:15pm, (ages 12+)  Beginner Course

A structured 8 week course where we will take you from the very basics, up to the point where you feel confident jumping onto the piste with everyone else.  You will have a chance to try all 3 weapons and decide which is right for you.

Thursdays  From July 20th:

6:30pm- Junior Epee, 7:30pm – Senior Epee, Olinda Community Hall
Beginners aged 10+ welcome at any time!

4:30pm- After-School Class, Vermont South Sportlink
We currently have ages 5-12 in this class, but would love to split into two classes (5-7 and 8-12) if numbers permit.  If Thursdays don’t work for you, feel free to express interest in another day and we’ll see if we can make it happen.

School Holiday Activities

Saturday July 8th

10:30am – 11:30am, Nunawading Community Centre

Join us for a $5 trial session during the school holidays.  Find out a bit about the sport, then have a go with whichever weapon you like the look of.  All ages 5+ catered for, parents can join in as well!

Wednesday July 12th

10am – 2pm, Vermont South Sportlink

Always wanted to learn some swashbuckling or how to handle a sabre?  Come along to a  beginner session at our mid-year holiday camp.

10am – U9 Swordplay.  Learn the basics of fencing with foam weapons and some fun fencing-based games in this 1 hour session.  Ages 5-9.  $10 per person.

11:30am – U16 Sabre.  Learn how to fence with the sabre, and try out the electrical scoring equipment in this 1.5 hour session.  $15 per person.

 

Expressions of Interest

We are taking requests for:

Old Guard Training Session, Saturdays, Friday nights or possibly a daytime session.

Wee Musketeers, A daytime class for U5’s.  Probably Monday or Wednesday mornings.