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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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Matches in Oxford, January 24th and 25th

Written by OUFC Webmaster. Posted in News, Upcoming Competitions

Come along and support the Blues fencers this weekend!

Saturday 9:30am:

Oxford Men’s Blues vs. Imperial
Oxford Women’s Blues cs. Cambridge

Sunday 2pm:

Oxford Women’s Blues vs. Surrey

All matches will be held in the Iffley Cricket Schools (our usual venue) and will each last roughly 3 hours.

Will be great to see any of the new fencers there – come and see some high-level fencing and make a difference by adding to the volume!

End of Term Notices

Written by OUFC Webmaster. Posted in News

Hi everyone!

The Christmas Vacation is now officially upon us and I thought I‘d take the opportunity to update you on the last couple of weeks.

Some excellent results and exciting news with a confirmed date for the 108th Varsity Match below so do read on…

Dates for the Diary

108th Varsity Match- Saturday 7th March 2015

This season’s Varsity Match will be held at Guildhall, Cambridge on Saturday 7th March and the dinner will take place at Clare College.

All members of the club are invited to travel to Cambridge to support the teams, further details will be sent out closer to the time.

Old Blues Match and Annual Club Dinner- Saturday 9th May 2015

The annual Old Blues match will take place during the afternoon of Saturday 9th May, pitting the best Old Blues fencers against the current Blues team.

Afterwards, the Annual Club dinner will be at Vincent’s Club and all members of the club are invited to attend.

BUCS Individuals

On 20-22nd February 2015 are the annual BUCS individuals championships in Sheffield.

We are able to send 6 fencers for each weapon category so if you are interested in taking part, please email either Justin or Harriet to register your interest.

More information can be found here: http://www.bucs.org.uk/page.asp?section=3346&sectionTitle=Individual+Championships

Vacation Training Times

Training will continue over the vacation on Mondays at 19:30 and Thursdays at 20:30 only.

Training times will revert back to normal for 0th week and any taught classes will begin again in 1st Week.

Match Results

Women’s Blues vs Cardiff

Oxford 135- Cardiff 107

Men’s Assassin’s vs Warwick

Oxford 128- Warwick 111

Excellent victories for both teams, it’s looking good for continuing this form into the new term after the Christmas break.

Individual Results

Hereford and Worcester Open- Women’s Foil

Emma-Tina Segall- 1st

Madison Pearce- 3rd

Leon Paul Open- Men’s Epee

Matt Henderson-2nd

Neal Mallett- 3rd

Jonathan Wright- 12th

Irish Open-Men’s Epee

Matthew Baker 3rd

A lot of medals for past and present OUFC fencers at competitions over the last few weeks, excellent results all round.

I hope you all have fantastic Christmas Vacation and take a good break from the stresses of work etc…

See you all next term,