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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

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: , , , ,

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

Meet Foilist Jesse

Silversword Fencing Academy would like to introduce Jesse, one of our top athletes and an accomplished foilist in the country. Jesse started fencing when he was in junior high and since he has only improved and excelled at the sport.  Jesse won the Australian National Team Championships in 2013 and been actively representing Australia at […]

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