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Come and Try the OLYMPIC Sport of Fencing!

 

Thirty 30 participants from 5 schools and adults from all over the Sunshine Coast recently experienced the intriguing Sport of Fencing held last Saturday at Chevallum State School Hall. By the end of the Come and Try, participants had enjoyed learning the fundamental fencing skills, the formalities of an Olympic fencing bout and were playing games, and yes, the Forces of Evil did prevail.        

Salle En Garde! Junior Fencers' Club meets at Chevallum State School Hall on Saturdays 10-1pm and Salle En Garde! Fencers' Club meets on Tuesdays 5-7pm and Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm.  

You can still Come and Try FENCING - simply phone Nanna on 0410 060 974 or Peter on 0419 710 939 

 
Salle En Garde! Fencers' Club is the only Queensland Fencing Club to have it's own resident Maitre d'Armes.  Under the guidance of Maitre Gary Worsfield and assisted by 2 (Nanna Brane & Eli Law) level 3 accredited coaches fencers can be assured of top quality individual (one-to-one) tuition, casual bouting and formal competition in foil, sabre and epee.  The electrical scoring apparatus is available for those with their own personal equipment and there is a limited supply of this equipment available for use.   Club Fees: $300/year, $200/semester or $125 per term OR an individual nightly “drop-in” fee of $25.  Individual tuition can be arranged directly with the Coaches.   For more information phone Salle En Garde! Fencers' Club on 0419 773 317

  

En Garde! Introduction to Sport Fencing

 Nanna Brane & Eli Law
 
Maitre Gary Worsfield & Eli Law  


         Come & Try the Olympic Sport of Fencing was the start of term 2 at the Club's new home Chevallum State Primary School 460 Chevallum Road.

 
                                                     On the podium, the  3 medalist from the Veteran's Epee: Paul and Jutta from Townsville and Nanna Brane from Salle En Garde! Fencers' Club on the Sunshine Coast at the recent QFA Fencing Competition held in Brisbane. Nanna who says she has "got the taste for comps" also competed in the Open women's epee event.
Salle En Garde! Fencers' Club Champions Julien Desjardins and Jesse Moore    

Chevallum State School 460 Chevallum Road

KIDS CLUB       SATURDAYS 10.00am- 1:00pm

COMPETITION FENCING every Saturday - 1st Round (Seeding 5 touch bouts 10:00-11:30) POOLS followed by 2nd round (11:30 - 1:00pm) DIRECT ELINIMATION (15 touch bouts) FINALS.     

Both visual judging and/or electrical scoring is used were applicable    

      Nanna Brane competing in both the Women's Veterans Foil and Women's Open Foil events in Adelaide over the Queens Birthday weekend.  Salle En Garde's Nanna Brane in action at the Women's Foil event.                                             
    
 
    EnGarde!  Personal Proficiency Certificates

FENCING THEORY

A-Z GLOSSARY OF FENCING TERMS

Classical Fencing refers to the historical development of the protocols, procedures, principles, conventions and rules of combat required to adjudicate and judge competition fencing.  Classical fencing refers to the "conventional" disciplines of Foil (developed as the training weapon for the "thrust" and Sabre for the "cut") these disciplines are visually adjudicated by a President du Jury assisted by Judges who determine the materiality of the touch.  Classical Fencing is governed by applying the rules for competition developed up to the introduction of the electrical scoring apparatus for the foil which was at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. Classical foil and sabre fencing competitions are visually adjudicated with the Finals often fenced electric.   LINK: AAI  LINK: Christian d'Oriola

Sport Fencing    Sport fencing is Olympic competition fencing in the disciplines of electric foil, epee and sabre. These weapons are electronically judged and adjudicated by a Referee. The electrical scoring apparatus judges the materiality of the hit.  As with many modern sports, fencing continues to evolve with its focus on athleticism and public popularity.  To this end the rules of competition are continually changing to meet these demands.   Sport fencing is governed by the National Sporting Federations and the Federation Internationale d'Escrime. LINK: FIE

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Estoril 2012                                                                                                     Come & Try Fencing 

 


 

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