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Silversword International Camp 2016

The Trip Silversword Fencing Academy organised a camp with her allied clubs in Escrime PAYS D’Aix, in Aix-en-Provence, France and Escrime Antonio Di Ciolo, in Pisa, Italy. The Silversword coaching methods and philosophies are very similar to these two European clubs, which have proven highly effective producing successful fencers with superior skills. These two clubs […]

Fencing Foil History

The fencing foil has long been used in sword training. In fact, it get its name from the way that swords were detailed in order to make them safer to train with. Today, it’s one of the most popular forms of fencing that is used in training and competition. In the 18th century, the small […]

September 30, 2016 Blog, News Tags: , , ,

State Club Teams U/11 and U/15 Championship

There was never a fencing champion or any champion at all who didn’t work hard. It is the degree of hard work that separates the podium from the pack, and defines the colour of the medal. The praise and excitement for the under 15’s Silversword fencing A team winning the gold medal and the under […]

September 18, 2016 Blog, News

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

Miles Chamley-Wilson Changes the Face of Fencing

When US Olympian  Miles Chamley-Watson took his first fencing class, it wasn’t because he had any real interest in the sport. It wasn’t even because he felt like the outfits were cool. It was because he was getting into too much trouble doing anything else. Like any kid, he also thought swords were cool. Unable […]

August 2, 2016 News

Fencing and Other Team Sports

There is no doubt that there is some value to a child playing team sports. Fencing is just as valuable as other team sports and in some ways, even more so. This is because of the individual element involved in fencing. Rather than all players working toward a goal at one time, fencing teams allow […]

July 15, 2016 News 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

Manners in Fencing

When it comes to manners in fencing, there are specific elements that not only benefit the sport and the individuals participating in it, but can also be of benefit outside the classroom. This is especially true because fencing encompasses a sort of elegance and level of respect that you may not find in other sports. […]

May 22, 2016 News

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

Most Popular Kids Activity Award

ActiveActivities Most Popular 2015 Award Active Activities have announced that we have been awarded the Most Popular Kids Activities for 2015! Our volunteers and coaches have been working tirelessly towards the SilverSword Fencing Academy’s milestone of  developing and promoting our students’ mental and physical potential by relying on fencing as a kid’s activity. In order to continuously  move forward we have kept […]

February 15, 2016 Media, News
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