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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: , , ,

Sword Engraving – Ancient Art of Engraving on a Sword’s Guard

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Sword Engraving youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EN1vDDiv3k8   A brief demonstration of ancient Persian sword engraving (Ghalam-zani) on the guard of a sword. This is the first time this art form has been placed on a fencing foil guard. This endeavour was sponsored by the SilverSword Fencing Academy. Order your foil guard now from our online shop. […]

August 21, 2014 Blog Tags: , , , ,

SilverSword Fencing Academy School Holiday Program July 2012

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Where: St Patrick’s Hall corner Bondi Rd and Wellington Street, Bondi. When: 3 day program from Thursday July 5 to Saturday July 7 2012. Time: 9:30 am – 3:30pm Catering:  Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided. BYO water bottle. What to wear: Beginners, light T-shirt shorts and sports shoes. Fencing gear: Provided to all […]