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Unleash Your Inner Fencer: Join SilverSword Fencing Academy for an Exciting Journey!


Have you ever dreamed of wielding a sword, engaging in thrilling battles, and mastering the art of fencing? Well, dream no more! SilverSword Fencing Academy is excited to announce its special beginners class for Term 1 on the 10th of February. To kick-start this new season, we have a...

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Unleashing Potential: Silversword Fencing Academy’s Guide to Nurturing Young Fencers


Fencing, an elegant and fiercely competitive sport that blends precision, strategy, and agility, offers a world of possibilities for young aspiring athletes. With the right guidance and training, children can not only excel in this exhilarating discipline but also develop important life skills such as discipline, focus, and perseverance....

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Loyalty to Your Fencing Club: Building a Strong Foundation for Success


In the world of fencing, loyalty to your club plays a crucial role in your development as an athlete. While it may be tempting to jump from one club to another, seeking instant success or better training opportunities, a lack of commitment can have long-lasting consequences. In this blog,...

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Empowering Communities and Encouraging Growth


Fencing is not just a sport; it’s a way of life that fosters personal growth, builds confidence, and strengthens communities. In recent years, the impact of fencing has been evident through various outcomes that demonstrate the positive influence it has on individuals and society as a whole. From the...

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Silversword Fencing Academy End of Year Report 2021


2021 has continued to challenge us as we all learned to live with lock downs and disruptions. Through it all, SFA has grown and thrived thanks to the tenacity and generosity of our members. Our member numbers have grown through 2021 and we now run both foil and epee...

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Silversword Fencing Academy – 2019 Report


Wow what a year 2019 has been for Silversword! Thank you to all our fencers and their families for your support and friendship and we look forward to doing it all again in 2019. Silversword is a relatively modest sized club with around 40 fencers aged 5- 55+ of...

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Silversword Fencing Academy Press Release


Local fencing academy, Silversword is celebrating an impressive 2019. The club has seen significant growth in numbers across all age groups from 5 to 55+ during 2019 and has achieved very impressive results at state, national and international levels. The Academy’s youngest fencers, competing in the u8 age group...

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Fencing During Cold & Flu Season


Cold and flu season is upon us. There is a common misconception that athletes are generally healthier than those who do not exercise. While this is generally true, you may be as surprised as we were to find that there is a period of time, after intense exercise, wherein...

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Wheelchair Fencing Makes a Debut at OU


While at first glance it may seem like fencing is a sport limited to able-bodied athletes, parafencing, or wheelchair fencing, was introduced to the world at the International Stoke Mandeville Games (ISMG) back in 1954.  At the time, a demonstration was given by a paraplegic patient and his instructor,...

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Parenting a Fencer: How to Support Yourself


You thought this was going to be another post on how to make sure you are supporting your kids through their fencing career, right? Well, guess what. You’re important, too — and we know how dedicated parents (and spouses and other loved ones) have to be to deal with...