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Visit from Craig Kelly, Our Local Member of Parliament

Today, 6th August 2016, Craig Kelly, Member of Parliament, came to visit the Silversword Fencing Academy. He presented Coach Arash with two official Australian flags to present to Clubs Scherma Pisa Antonio di Ciolo and Escrime Pays d’Aix in France where our fencers, Courtney, Jack, Luke and Sarah will be training and competing in September […]

August 7, 2016 Blog, News

Silversword Fencing Academy-Developing Champions From the Young Age

This is a small tribute to grand Maestro Antonio Di Ciolo from Silversword Fencing Academy.  During my work and training with him at Pisa in September 2015, I became  fascinated and enticed with the idea and philosophy of developing champions from the young age. Concept of evolving that innate and instinct feelings kids have to absorb complex coordination skills like a sponge. In a […]

July 27, 2016 Blog

Your Child’s Introduction to Fencing 2

Fencing is a sport which is quickly becoming popular when it comes to kids activities because of everything that the child can learn. There are three main forms of fencing, and each have their own type of weapon. The three swords are known as the foil, the saber and the epee. Foil These started out […]

July 12, 2016 Blog

Is Fencing Still Popular?

Fencing, like many other classic hobbies, has become somewhat of a refined hobby. It is still popular, but not necessarily used as a survival tool as it once was. However, it still serves more than one fundamental purpose that all people can benefit from. Assessing Situations During a fencing match, it is important for the […]

June 30, 2016 Blog Tags: , ,

Moon Over Buffalo Production and Sword Fighting

We had a pleasure of working with talented actor, Emmanuel Nicolaou and actress, Lynda Leavers, choreographing the sword fighting part of the “Moon Over Buffalo” production. Special thanks goes to Tom Richards, director and Christine Weeks, Wardrobe & Props. We had the pleasure of seeing this play performed and how well they presented this scene. […]

June 5, 2016 Blog, News

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
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