The Swords Club
TRAINING INFORMATION

Training sessions are held every week on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Please see specific times below for group lessons (Beginners, Adults, Footwork, Advanced Juniors, Children and Children Beginners), Individual lessons and general/social fencing.

To your right, are Membership details.

ADULT BEGINNERS' CLASS

We hold Beginners' classes for adults throughout the year. The next beginners class will start on Tuesday 6 June 2017 at 6.30pm.

Contact the club at TheSwordsClub@gmail.com or via the Feedback and Enquires form on the "Contact Us" page to book your place in the class.

When:
  • Tuesdays 6.30pm to 7.15pm
Cost:
  • Ten lessons cost $190 - includes hire of equipment & GST

If you are keen to start fencing lessons before the next Beginners Class starts, we have coaches who provide individual beginner lessons for $26.70 per lesson. As with the class lessons these are usually paid for in 10 lesson blocks. The individual beginners course is usually 12 x 30 minute lessons, after which you can join in the Tuesday 7.00pm adult class.

When:
  • Available on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
    Times of these will vary depending on availability of the coach.
Cost:
  • Ten lessons cost $267 - includes hire of equipment & GST
  • $26.70 for one class lesson - includes equipment hire & GST

ADULTS' CLASS

Adults' classes are run weekly for fencers who have completed the beginner's course or have experience in fencing and would like to learn more.

When:
  • Tuesday 7.30pm to 8.15pm
Cost:
  • Ten lessons cost $190 - includes hire of equipment & GST
  • $19 for one class lesson - includes equipment hire & GST

FOOTWORK CLASS

When:
  • Thursday 7.00pm to 8.00pm
Cost:
  • Cost: $10 per session (Visitors fee applies for non club members)
  • This is a 1 hour training session including a warm up, footwork and structured bouting for fencers who are looking for a challenge and to improve their fencing skills. This session is run by Frank Bartolillo (Olympian and 9 times Australian Foil Champion)

Electric Fencing for Junior Fencers - before Frank's Footwork class.

When:
  • Thursday 6.00pm to 7.00pm
Cost:
  • Junior fencers are encouraged to come and fence at 6.00pm before Frank's Footwork Class.
  • TSC members can fence free of charge during these times.
  • Visitors fee $5 for non-members.

 

CHILDREN'S BEGINNER LESSONS

We start beginner children with 12 individual lessons so they learn enough to be able to join one of the junior/children's classes which are held on Saturdays.
Ten individual lessons cost $267 and they go for 20 minutes each.

When:
  • Available on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
    Times of these will vary depending on availability of the coach.
Cost:
  • Ten lessons cost $267 - includes hire of equipment & GST
  • $26.70 for one class lesson - includes equipment hire & GST

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CHILDREN'S CLASS

Children's classes are held every Saturday to give children a chance to learn and fence in a fun environment. (For children who have completed our beginner program.)

When:
  • Saturday 10.00am to 10.45am
  • Saturday 1.30pm to 2.15pm
Cost:
  • Ten lessons cost $190 - includes hire of equipment & GST
  • $19 for one class lesson - includes equipment hire & GST

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ADVANCED JUNIORS CLASS

The Advanced Juniors classes are held every Saturday for junior fencers (U20).
To participate in this class your child's skill and experience level will need to be assessed

When:
  • Saturday 12.00pm to 1.00pm
Cost:
  • Ten lessons cost $190 - includes hire of equipment & GST
  • $19 for one class lesson - includes equipment hire & GST

INDIVIDUAL LESSONS

Individual lessons can be arranged with one of the coaches. Times of these will vary depending on availability of the coach.

When:
  • Available on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Cost:
  • Ten lessons cost $267 - includes hire of equipment & GST
  • $26.70 for one class lesson - includes equipment hire & GST

SOCIAL FENCING

General fencing and bouting is held during the week. It is open for anyone to come and have a hit. Please note that you can fence both non-electric and electric, but should bring along your own electric equipment as the club's supply is limited.

When:
  • Tuesday and Thursday from 7.00pm
Cost:
  • TSC members can fence free of charge during these times.
  • Visitors fee $5 for non-members.
 

 

 

MEMBERSHIP

Membership for Club Members each year are as follows:

Seniors
$130 per annum
Juniors (Under 18)
$110 per annum
New Members
$5 Joining Fee for the first year
Visitors Fee
$5 per visit

 

To download the club membership form, which includes details on how to pay, go to the Club Information page (click here).