Sydney University Fencing Club website

Sydney University Fencing Club is one of the largest, oldest and most successful fencing clubs in Australia. The club currently has well over 100 active members, ranging from beginners to internationally competitive athletes.

If you are interested in fencing, please do not hesitate to contact us at fencing@sport.usyd.edu.au or drop in during any club training session.

The club is open 50 weeks of the year, with two weeks break over Christmas and New Year.

Club Training

Photo of fencing club trainingTraining times for 2015 are:

  • Thursdays 6:15pm - 8:15pm
  • Saturdays 1:45pm - 4:30pm

All three weapons (foil, epee, sabre) are fenced at Sydney Uni Fencing Club, and we welcome members of all experience levels. Equipment is available for use.

Beginner classes are available, and we also have group training activities. Club coaches are available for private tuition.

Venue

The Club trains at the The Arena Sports Centre, on the corner of Western Avenue and Physics Road at the University of Sydney. View location on Google Maps.

If you're taking public transport, the closest bus stop is on the corner of Parramatta Rd and Ross Street; from the city, buses 435, 436, 437, 438, 440, 461 and 480 all stop there.

Major Club Achievements

2014

  • Australian University Games men's overall champion

2011

  • Australian University Games men's overall champion
  • Australian University Games champions, Team Men's Epee

2010

  • Australian Fencing Federation Calibre Cup, Team Men's Foil
  • Australian Fencing Federation Calibre Cup, Team Women's Foil
  • Australian Fencing Federation Calibre Cup, Team Women's Sabre
  • NSW Fencing Club Grand Prix Champion
  • Australian University Games men's overall champion
  • Australian University Games champions, Team Men's Sabre

 

See a full list of club achievements, club champions and Sydney Uni Fencing Blues (a Blue is the highest sporting award given by a university).

Club News

Read the latest Club Newsletter.

Season opener competitions

Well done to Katherine Kwa who received Gold in women’s foil and well done to Harriet Jordan for making it to the semi-finals and coming equal third in women’s sabre.

SUSF Scholarships

Katherine Kwa, Sam Mooney-Grand and Marina Carrier have all received received SUSF scholarships under the ‘Talented athlete program.’

New coach

Our club has a new coach, Michael Howard who is currently providing some structured footwork and bouting mainly for sabruers on Saturdays, 2.15 to 3.15pm.

Club Calendar

Dates for 2015 Club Championships will be announced shortly

Contact

For general enquiries, please email us at fencing@sport.usyd.edu.au.