Regular Club Fencing Classes

For ongoing club fencers

For juniors who have completed their introductory five-week beginner’s course and would like to continue to learn to fence, they can enrol in a pirate class, for under 10s, or in foil or epee classes on Saturday mornings or Monday evenings (foil only).

Teens and adults classes are also offered on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm. See lower down this page.

SATURDAY CLASS: PIRATES

• Saturday 9:00am – 10:00am (during school term).
• Booking and payment required before the start of term.
• Ages 10 and under.
• Foil.

SATURDAY CLASS: INTERMEDIATE

• Saturday 10:00am – 11:30am (during school term).
• Booking and payment required before the start of term.
• Ages 11-17
• Foil and epee offered.

MONDAY CLASS: INTERMEDIATE

• Monday 6:30pm – 7:30pm (during school term.)
• Booking and payment required before the start of term.
• Ages 10 – 14
• Foil

Note: Booking a place and payment for the term is required in advance. Term fees are non-refundable and are discounted by 20 per cent (or two classes) to cover for participant absences due to sickness or school commitments.

Fencing class at Adelaide Swords Club
A fencing class at Adelaide Swords Club led by two coaches

Ongoing teen and adult classes

Once you have completed a try session, you can join the weekly continuers’ class on Wednesday nights*. Fencers who have prior experience in a school group or other club can also join this group. The hour class finishes at 7:30 pm but as it’s an open club night and we encourage participants to stay to practice what they learn with more experienced club members or take individual lessons. 

*For ongoing participation, you will be required to take out either a club membership or in the interim Fencing SA registration to continue participation after the year or half-year lapses. Read more below or contact us for more information.

• Wednesdays, 18:30 – 19:30
• Ages 14+
• Only epee coaching is offered.
• Payment is week-to-week (or buy blocks of classes). Online only.

*This class was previously held on Tuesday nights.

Note: We no longer accept cash and require participants to buy classes prior to the lesson. $10 for club members and $15 for non-members. Non-members are usually people who have recently completed a come-and-try session and a few lessons but are still finding their feet in fencing and don’t want to commit to club membership.

While the lesson cost is $15, the student is required to have registration with Fencing SA. This is $50pa ($30 from October) and can be bought when purchasing lessons. ASC submits it to Fencing SA for you.

For example, Mary enjoyed her ‘try session’ and wants to keep coming on Wednesday nights when she can. She buys four lessons and Fencing SA registration.

4 lessons x $15 + $50 = $110. The next four lessons she buys would be $60.

Primarily registration provides insurance for the student but also allows them to ‘dip their toe’ into fencing on other nights of the week at the club and Open B level Fencing SA competitions. When January (or July for half-year membership) comes around, or the student wants to commit to the club, they can take up a full or student club membership. This allows the use of the club, its gear and facilities and have support in any competitions they want to have a go at.