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Founded in 1891, Oxford University Fencing Club is one of Britain's oldest and most successful fencing clubs. The club caters for all levels, from beginners to international.

Foil, epee and sabre training are all on offer at the club. Advanced and intermediate fencers receive expert tuition from our club coach, Tomek Walicki, who leads a weekly training session and offers individual lessons throughout the week. In addition there are two club nights every week with free fencing. The quality of fencing is high across all three weapons and many members represent their country internationally.

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0th Week Notices

Written by OUFC Webmaster. Posted in News

Hi everyone and welcome to all those new to OUFC,

Thank you to everyone who came along to our Taster session yesterday afternoon- I hope you all had a great time and to see you back at Cricket Schools again soon!

Just a few notices this week:

Timetable

The timetable for all sessions is applicable from today, to remind everyone follow this link: http://oufencing.co.uk/current-members/mailing-lists/training-timetable/

Note that tonight’s Monday session is open to all advanced fencers who would like to represent Oxford this year and will not be squad-only for the first couple of weeks.

Monday Footwork

Alex Savin will be running footwork at the start of Monday evening sessions- so to everyone coming to Iffley tonight to fence, please be there at 7.30 sharp so that this can start on time.

Beginners’ Classes

Emily Liddiard, OUFC’s Beginners’ Secretary will be emailing you in the next couple of days with more details about our beginners’ program. For session times please see the link above.

Best wishes,

Ali

Welcome Back

Written by OUFC Webmaster. Posted in News

Hello everyone,

 

Welcome back to Oxford, everyone! I hope you’ve all had wonderful and relaxing summers!

 

Just a few things to say at the start of year- there are a few exciting Fresher’s events coming up in the next couple of week to take note of and some fantastic results from recent Opens.

 

Training Times

Attached is the leaflet given out at Fresher’s fair for 2014/15- please note the training times for the coming year.

All non- coached sessions begin this week but coached sessions begin in 1st week (the week starting Monday 13th October).

 

Membership

With the beginning of the new academic year, all members are required to renew their club membership.  Please print off the attached leaflet which contains the membership form, fill it out and return it with payment to the Treasurer, Grace Segall.  The deadline for membership renewals is Saturday of 3rd Week.  Membership is not complete unless you submit both the form and payment, which can be done by cash, cheque or bank-transfer.

 

Taster Session- Sunday 12th October 3.30pm

Next Sunday, there will be a taster session which everyone can attend. If you haven’t fenced before but would like to learn then come down to Cricket Schools at Iffley to see what it’s all about. If you’re an experienced fencer, then come to the taster to explain why it’s such a great sport!

 

Fresher’s Fair

OUFC will have a stall at this week’s fresher’s fair so please pop by to find out more about fencing at Oxford and what is on offer for all levels of fencer.

 

Results

A brief selection of OUFC fencers’ results from the last few weeks:

 

Essex Open

ME- Alastair Sharp 14th

MF- Justin Bewsher 59th

MS- Pavel Guzanov 3rd

WF- Emma-Tina Segall 12th

Maddi Pearce 20th

Grace Segall 33rd

 

Bristol Open

ME-     Neal Mallett 22nd

Alastair Sharp 31st

WF-    Emma-Tina Segall 10th

Maddi Pearce 11th

Grace Segall 18th

WS-    Harriet Dixon 15th

 

Miller Hallett

Marc Burkhalter 5th

Sam Bradley 21st

Liam Stigant 31st

 

 

Best wishes,

 

Ali