LEARN TO FENCE CLASSES

En Garde! Calling all pirates, musketeers, and jedi. Olympic Fencing is available to you. The classes are a great opportunity for students looking for a fun activity that combines athleticism and intellect. Fencing emphasizes balance, coordination, and effective decision-making. Like other martial arts, the sport is about personal accomplishment, creative problem-solving, and self-discipline.

Box Hill North

Children (7+)

Tuesdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm

or

Thursday 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Sessions run on School Terms

Start Anytime*

All equipment provided**

North Melbourne

Children (7+) & Adults

Wednesdays 4:15pm - 5:15pm

or

Saturdays 1:30pm - 2:30pm (inc Adults)

Sessions run on School Terms

Start Anytime*

All equipment provided**

Personal Training

Individualised Session

Session Time

by

Arrangement

Suit 10+

Start Anytime*

Some equipment provided**

 

All VFA class participants become members of Fencing Victoria, which is a yearly fee of $32 payable when sign up

Box Hill North

Fencing is a martial art, it requires focus, self-discipline and problem solving.

Fencing emphasizes balance, coordination, and effective decision-making.

60 minute session includes warm-up, footwork, skills and fighting (bouts)

Limited Numbers due to space available.

*Start anytime.

If joining a class during a 5 week block, the cost will be prorata for 5 week term

** All equipment provided.

A glove and Chest protector is included when signing up. 

A mask, jacket and weapon will be provided for 10 weeks.

10-15 weeks a weapon, bodywire and bag will need to be purchased.

15+ weeks a mask will need to be purchased.

This is a new training venue, the plan in the future is to offer adult sessions and

more/longer sessions.

 

All VFA class participants become members of Fencing Victoria, which is a yearly fee of $32 payable when sign up

North Melbourne

Fencing is a martial art, it requires focus, self-discipline and problem solving.

Fencing emphasizes balance, coordination, and effective decision-making.

60 minute session includes warm-up, footwork, skills and fighting (bouts)

Classes are held on a term basis (8-10 weeks), with enrolment required.

Adults can attend the introductory class Saturday 1.30 - 2.30.

If adults have a child in the class you are welcome to join them.

*Start anytime.

If joining a class during a term, cost will be prorata for remainder of term

** All equipment provided.

A glove and Chest protector is included when signing up. 

A mask, jacket and weapon will be provided for 10 weeks.

10-15 weeks a weapon, bodywire and bag will need to be purchased

15+ weeks a mask will need to be purchased.

 

​Individual Training

Fencing is a martial art, it requires focus, self-discipline and problem solving.

Fencing emphasizes balance, coordination, and effective decision-making.

If attendance in the introductory classes is not possible, individual lessons are possible by arrangement. Once a suitable level of skill has been achieved then participation in the group session is encouraged.

Working with a coach one on one is a good way to develop and improve your skills, this is the traditional method of developing competition fencers.

*Start anytime.

 

These sessions can be organised at a time suitable, even during the day.

** All equipment provided

A glove will need to be purchased after first lesson ($20). 

A mask and weapon will be provided for the first 5 sessions. After 5 sessions the purchase of a mask, weapon and a bag will be required.