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Come and Try the OLYMPIC Sport of Fencing!

Sunshine Coast enthusiasts can now experienced the intriguing Sport of Fencing through our classes and individual tuition held at Chevallum State School.  Sunshine Coast School of Fencing meets at Chevallum State School Hall 460 Chevallum Road. on Saturdays 10-1pm and for the serious competitors there's the Sunshine Coast Fencers' Club that meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays 5-7pm.   Tuesday at Chevallum State School and Thursdays at Noosa District Catholic Parish 5 Moorindil St., Tewantin

For those that choose to learn fencing through one-to-one INDIVIDUAL tuition we offer an individual come-and-try introduction at a cost of $20 which is deducted from fees if you decide to continue with fencing.     Come and Try FENCING at any time - simply phone our Secretary Pasqual on 0404 469 699


Sunshine Coast Fencers' Club is proud to have as it's resident Fencing Master,  internationally AAI accredited Maitre Gary Worsfield, the only Australian Fencing Master to also be a Member of SAG (Screen Actors' Guild).  This unique combination allows Maitre Gary to offer individual tuition in Olympic Fencing as well as teaching sword-fight choreography required in Artistic Fencing.   Under the guidance of Maitre Gary Worsfield and assisted by NCAS trained and accredited coaches Nanna, Eli, Pasqual and Philippe you can be assured of top quality insstruction, casual bouting and formal competition.  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, $200/6-monthly or $125 per term OR an individual nightly “drop-in” fee of $20.  Individual tuition can be arranged directly with the various Coaches. 
 For more information phone Salle En Garde! Fencers' Club on 0404 469 699 
 



Flynn Beckton and Eli Law


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


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


Flynn Beckton and Eli Law warming up at the 2018 Oceanic Junior Championships

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