BEGINNERS INFORMATION

WELCOME TO UWA FENCING CLUB

Whether you want to learn a new sport, meet new friends, hone your skills, or push your competitive limits, UWA Fencing Club will help you get the most out of your fencing.

Location

We train at UWA Claremont gymnasium on Goldsworthy Road.  If you park in the carpark on the corner of Goldsworthy Road and Princess Road then you can find us just past the basketball court and next to the oval.   Follow the signs to the International Martial Arts Stadium (IMAC).


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Public Transport

To reach IMAC by bus, catch the following buses from near UWA Nedlands Campus:

·        23, 24 – Stop after Bay Rd on Victoria Avenue; walk 400m north along Bay Rd and across UWA memorial park to gym;

·        25 – Stop on Princess Rd before Goldsworthy Rd; walk 200m south on Goldsworthy Rd;

·        102, 103, 995, 999 – Stop after Bay Rd, Stirling Highway; walk 750m down Goldsworthy Rd.


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What to bring

You should wear trainers, long tracksuit pants, a T-shirt and bring along a water bottle.  The club provides other necessary equipment for loan.


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Communication
Please make sure to sign up to the mailing list as this is our main means of communicating with participants: http://eepurl.com/dgq1ZX  (if you are still not seeing messages, then please check your junk mail settings.


You can also get seek information through the following:

·        Webpage: http://www.uwafencing.org

·        Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UwaFencingClub/

·        Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/uwafencingclub/


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KidSport

UWA Fencing Club does not want anyone to miss out on the opportunity to learn to fence.  Juniors may be eligible for subsidized membership supported by the Western Australian Government.  Visit the KidSport website for more details: https://kidsport.dlgsc.wa.gov.au/


Talk to the Club if you need to structure your payments to meet your budget.

Training in 2022
Junior training will resume for juniors in 2022 at the following Saturdays:

Term 1Term 2Term 3Term 4

From 5/2/2022

To 9/4/2022

From 30/4/2022

To 2/7/2022

From 23/7/2022

To 24/9/2022

From 15/10/2022

To 10/12/2022

Open training will resume on Tuesday 14 January 2022 (pending confirmation of UWA Sport opening times).

 

Indicative times are as follows (come at the time indicated or as agreed with your coach): 

 

DayTimeClass
Tuesday4.30 – 6:00pmSchool age (Youth U13)

Tuesdays 

5.30 – 6.30pmPentathlon Laser-Run (Run and Laser Pistol)

Tuesdays 

6:30 – 8:00pmOpen club training

Thursdays

6:00 – 7:00pmBeginners courses

Thursdays

6:30 – 8:00pmOpen club training

Saturdays

9:00 – 10:00amPrimary age group (fitness, friendship and fun)

Saturdays

10:00 – 11.30amHigh school age group (includes beginners)

Saturdays

11.00 – 1:00pmOver 13s to adult

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Fees

As a beginner, the first session is free to see if you enjoy UWA Fencing Club and the sport of fencing. 

 

Fees (2022)

Quarterly /

Beginners Course

Annual Payments

 

UWA Students$   60$ 180
Primary (9am Class)$ 120$ 360
Junior (U20s) / UWA Staff / Concession$ 180$ 540
Adults$ 200$ 600