IMG_0625.jpgWomen fencers have been present at the Summer Olympic Games since the 1924 Olympics in Paris. Foil was then the only weapon used and Danish Ellen Osiier became the first female Olympic champion in fencing.

New Zealand has strong representation with its women fencers and officials.

Many clubs offer special women only, or girls only, classes, training courses and fitness sessions.

If you are interested in taking up fencing or coming back to the sport, contact your local club.


The President's Cup and Veterans Epee competition was held Saturday 13th to Sunday 14th July at the Ara Polytechnic Recreation Centre in Christchurch.

Check out some great images from Ross Younger....


The CFF is pleased to announce that the next Commonwealth Veterans Fencing Championships will be held in Canada in 2020.
Date of Event: July 23 – 26, 2020 (weapons control begins July 22)

Good luck to our fencers competing at the World Fencing Championships 2019 in Budapest.

Up first is Anna Chalton in Women's Epee and Hamish Bulmer in Men's Sabre - Monday 15th. Followed by Sheldon Ogilvie in Men's Epee on Tuesday 16th.

The Board of Fencing NZ is calling for expressions of interest from those wishing to sit on the four FeNZ Commissions. The Commissions have a Board appointed chair as below:

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