The club was formed in 1913, and is the oldest continually operating fencing club in Australia. We operate from the gymnasium at North Sydney Girls High School in Crows Nest.
The club’s membership has included many State and Australian champions, and has been the centre for State and National training squads, competitions and camps.
We welcome fencers of all abilities from beginners to advanced. The club offers classes in foil for beginners of all ages, individual coaching in foil and epee, as well as social fencing.
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We provide a variety of training sessions for fencers from beginners to advanced
Memberships for 2022 are now due. See here to find out more.
The club will be closed on Saturday 14th May due to late notice renovation work at the school which prevents TSC using school facilities. There will be no individual and classes lessons or social fencing available.
The club committee is constantly looking at ways to improve childrens’ fencing experience. We believe it is beneficial for children to have the opportunity to watch, interact with and learn from more experienced fencers. We believe such connections create a more engaging learning environment and foster a better club culture. To achieve this we are… Continue reading Changes to Saturday Class timetable – effective Saturday 30th April
The next beginner class will commence next week. Adult’s beginners class will start 6:30pm Tuesday 26th April. Children’s begginners class 11:00am Saturday 30 April 2022. This is a great way to learn with your friends, along with other people who have never fenced before. Duration: Beginners course runs for a minimum duration of 10 weeks.… Continue reading Beginner Classes starting next week!
Sportsmanship, camaraderie and a strong sense of competition made for a great day for The Swords Club at the NSW Season Opener. Congratulations to ou fencers Jonah Newton for taking gold in the Open Men’s Foil, Hilary Byrne for taking gold in the Veteran Women’s Foil on her return to competition fencing. We would also… Continue reading Competition Results – NSW Season Opener