2020 is a leap year and what better way to spend that extra day than at the Great Southern Fencing Camp in Christchurch. The full camp is the weekend of 29th February and 1st March and nights of Monday and Tuesday. Weekend option as well. Great way to start the new season. Register on our Events page.
Kate Brill is running her holiday programme at the Fencing Institute for fencers of all ages and abilities. To register go here. The dates and session times are:
Monday 9 Dec - 1pm to 3.30pm
Tuesday 10 Dec - 1pm to 3.30pm
Wednesday 11 Dec - 1pm to 3.30pm
Thursday 12 Dec - 10am to 12.30pm
Friday 13 Dec - 10 am to 12.30pm
The cost of each session is $25 but is discounted the more sessions you attend. 1 session $25, 2 sessions $50, 3 sessions $65, 4 sessions $90, 5 sessions $110. If you need to hire gear there is a one off fee of $15.
Contact Kate for all enquiries at
Mobile: 022 048 5037
Kate is also going to hold a further holiday programme in mid to late January. Details to come.
How exciting the final night was. Every game was down to the wire. Final places for the full season are:
1st place Christ's College
2nd Burnside High
3rd Cashmere Untouchables
4th equal The Lightening Foilists and Cashmere Pirates
1st equal Hagley No Foiling Around and Composite Epee
3rd Christchurch Boys' High School
Full scores can be found here
A great tournament, the last of the season for our club. Full results can be found through our Results page on our website.
The Fencing Institute Secondary School fencers brought home 5 individual medals and 3 team medals. Almost everyone was involved in a medal winning performance with others being placed 5th in the individual competitions or 4th in the teams. Some incredibly close matches. We are very proud of you all. Full results can be found here.
The 4th and final club event for 2019 is the Spring Cup on the 14th and 15th of September. It is an individual event. Register here
A great 2 days of teams matches. Big thanks to the teams, clubs and fencers supporting this event. Results on our results page here.
Fencing Institute members were very prominent on the podium at the recent national tournament, the President's Cup. Congratulations to the following members:
Men's Foil -
First - Connor Foley-Walker
Second - Mikhail Lopez
First - Claire Cooper
Third equal - Abby Reynolds and Madelaine Barbarics
First - Liam James
Second - Casper Howell
Veteran Mixed Epee
First - Quin Downs
Third - Martin Brill
Third - Charlotte James
Fair play Award