Tag: fencing

Sport Fencing Terms That Matter

As a beginning sport fencer there are fencing terms and words that will confuse you at first. Because fencing is a traditionally French sport, it only makes sense that so many of the terms are French. But never fear, you don’t need to learn a new language—just get a grasp on a few phrases.  Beginning […]

December 1, 2016 Blog Tags: ,

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: , , ,

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: , ,

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: , , , ,

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 […]

SilverSword Fencing Academy – Class 2014

SilverSword Fencing Academy Although the SilverSword Fencing Academy performed a Marko-Polo travelling routine up until June 2014 – moving across the globe to expand the club as well as the techniques and teachings, the 2014 Sydney class exceeded expectations with their turn out in numbers and the rate of progress of their students. The Sutherland […]

December 22, 2014 Blog, Gallery, News Tags: , , , ,

Fencing Games Videos

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Fencing games videos This is how to teach adolescence hand-eye coordination as well as fencing skills through games and fun activities.   Watch more fencing games videos on our YouTube channel or visit our Facebook page for more fencing games videos. Read more interesting articles about fencing on our blog and our Instagram page.

November 8, 2014 Blog, News Tags: , , , ,

SilverSword Fencing Gets Interviewed – Fencing Interview

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Fencing Interview The SilverSword Fencing Academy got a visit from the local newspaper, The Leader. The academy put on a typical demonstration of training and exercises that happen at the SilverSword Fencing Academy for the newspaper’s representative.

October 22, 2014 Media, News Tags: , , , ,

Silversword Musketeer Fencing Game

  The emphasis of the sport of fencing is on individual performance. Even in competition, team events are the collective results of individuals fencing each other in a single queue. Ever since 2002, I have been trying to design a fencing game where a team of fencers faces their opponents as a simultaneous, collective team, […]

October 5, 2014 Blog Tags: , , , ,
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