The Sydney University Fencing Club is the oldest university fencing club in Australia, founded in 1945. The Club currently consists of more than 100 foil, épée, and sabre fencers and welcomes individuals of all abilities and ages. The Club also has a large amount of foil, épée, and sabre equipment available for use.

The Club holds training sessions on Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday.

  • Wednesday: free bouting from 7:15-9:45 pm (primarily sabre)
  • Thursday: free bouting from 6:18-8:15 pm (primarily épée and foil) and an épée beginner class from 7:15-8:15 pm
  • Saturday: fitness & footwork class with coach Bill Ronald from 12:15-2:15 pm and free bouting from 2:15-4:45 pm

Individuals can join the épée beginner class at any time during the year by contacting coach Ted Elliott (on 0425 625 481 or [email protected]). Private lessons with club coaches in all three weapons are also available during these time periods if contacted personally.

Many club members compete in both state competitions run by the New South Wales Fencing Association and national competitions run by the Australian Fencing Federation and UniSport Australia.

If you are interested in joining Sydney University Fencing Club, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected] or drop in during any club training session.