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Psychological Benefits: Fencing

While participating in any sport can be physically beneficial, there are specific psychological benefits of fencing that can’t be found in sports that involve predictable behaviours or outcomes. Of the many psychological benefits to be found, this article explores cognitive benefits in middle age. Middle Age Cognitive Processing During middle age, the cognitive processes tend […]

May 15, 2016 Blog Tags:

Silversword Young Fencers Shining at the State Club Championship

Silversword Fencing Academy Performance

A start of the shine for the young Silversword fencers and coaches at the 1st of May 2016 Marconi Cup.  Our young fencers’ outstanding performance could not be achieved without our coaches; Tanya, Leah ,Julia and Aliasghar. their passion, skill and hard work have made Silversword a better fencing club and a club of elites.  Huge shout […]

May 3, 2016 Blog, News

Your Child’s Introduction to Fencing

Fencing is becoming more and more popular for younger children. There are many programs out there, such as the ones at Silversword Fencing that use this sport and fencing basics to help children develop fundamental movement skills, or gross motor skills. These important skills serve as the foundation for more complex movements and specialized skills […]

April 6, 2016 Blog

Kid’s Fencing Develops A Young Body and Mind

As a parent, you want to give every advantage to your child that you can. Kid’s fencing is great since it can assist your child in building up their strength on many different levels. There are not a lot of sports that offer your child both a physical and a mental challenge, while at the […]

March 25, 2016 Blog

Fencing Classes at Helesburgh 2508 Magazine

A quick interview and promotional editorial with our local Helensburgh newspaper/magazine, 2508. The magazine has promoted our club from Engadine Saturday fencing classes as well as Helensburgh Wednesday fencing classes. Stay tuned, we will announce the Silversword Fencing Academy summer camp soon so that parents can start planning their summers ahead of time with fencing classes […]

October 1, 2015 Blog, Media, News

Courtney Wins the IAS Illawarra Mercury Tobin Award and IAS Individual Athlete of the Year awards

In recent fencing news, SilverSword Fencer Courtney Buchanan has worked tirelessly this year and her efforts have been recognised. Not only has she repressed Australia at the Commonwealth Games in South Africa, she has now won the IAS Illawarra Mercury Tobin Award and IAS Individual Athlete of the year. The SilverSword Fencing Academy Coaches all congratulate […]

September 6, 2015 Blog, News Tags: ,

Wollongong fencer cuts through her opposition

Wollongong fencer Courtney Buchanan

Wollongong fencer cuts through her opposition By AGRON LATIFI June 29, 2015, 3:13 p.m. Wollongong fencer Courtney Buchanan is heading to South Africa to compete at the Commonwealth Cadet and Junior Fencing Championships. Picture: ADAM McLEAN Wollongong fencer Courtney Buchanan is heading to South Africa to compete at the Commonwealth Cadet and Junior Fencing Championships. […]

Fencing Lessons Wollongong, Illawarra Mercury News: Silversword Fencing Academy Helensburgh Openning

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illawarramercury.com.au Helensburgh fencing academy to open Fairfax Regional Media Aspiring young fencers will soon be “en garde” in the northern Illawarra, with a new academy to open in Helensburgh next month. Aspiring young fencers will soon be “en garde” in the northern Illawarra, with a new academy to open in Helensburgh next month. The SilverSword […]

June 24, 2015 Blog, Media, News Tags: , , , ,

Sport of Fencing and Sportsmanship

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Sportsmanship in the sport of fencing is an aspiration that the sport would be enjoyed for its own sake, with proper consideration for fairness, ethics, respect, and a sense of fellowship toward other competitors. As a parent, teaching kids to have good sportsmanship is a skill that will stay with them for the rest of […]

May 17, 2015 Blog

Courtney’s Fencing Win Reported by WIN News

Meet Courtney Courtney’s sportsmanship is a fencing win in and of itself. It is also an aspiration to the young and adult fencers at the Silversword Fencing Academy. The attitude she brings to the club continuously illustrates fairness, ethics, respect, and a sense of fellowship with one’s competitors. WIN news interviews Courtney on her recent […]

May 17, 2015 Blog, News
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