Sydney's only dedicated fencing facility
11 permanent pistes | Cardio and boxing gym | long-term fencing equipment storage lockers
The fastest of the fencing disciplines, sabre is one of the safest combat sports in the world. Sabre fencing is suitable for all ages from 6 and up. Come and try this unique sport that fosters physical fitness, personal discipline, and intellectual adaptability.
The Sydney Sabre Centre (SSC) is the first and only facility in Australia dedicated to the sport of sabre fencing. SSC is located in Stanmore, less than 6km from the Sydney CBD along one of the city's main arterial roads (Parramatta Rd). The centre sports 11 permanent pistes, lockers for fencing gear, a fitness area, gear store, professional fencing instructors, air conditioning and lounge with wifi.
We are the official Australian distributor for Leon Paul fencing equipment. You can order online at leonpaulaustralia.com, visit us in store for a selected range of sabre equipment, or contact us directly for large orders.
17th November - Open Multiplier competition
This competition is open to everyone, and will be fenced with multiplier based handicaps calculated from our rating system: http://sydneysabre.com/index.php/2013-01-02-09-59-39/scoreboard
Doors open at 9am, bouts start at 10am. Entry is $25 including equipment hire.
24th November - Workshop
This is part of a regular series of Sunday morning workshops with a focus on pre-competition training. Material is pitched at an advanced level, but entry is open to everyone. The session runs from 9am to 2pm and costs $60, including equipment hire if required,
1st December - Team competition
This is the graduation competition for the Novice, Intermediate and Advanced students who started their course in September. Entry is also open to everyone with a rating below 1000 on our scoreboard. Competition starts at 9:30am and should be finished by 3pm. We'll be open from 9am for registration and warm up. Entry is $25, including equipment hire if required.
2nd December - New beginner, novice and intermediate and advanced courses start
Class times for the new beginner class series are Monday and Wednesday 7:30pm; Saturday 1:30pm or Sunday 3pm.
Class times for Novices will be Monday at 6:30pm or Saturday at 2:30pm.
Class times for Intermediate will be Monday at 7:30pm and Saturday at 4:30pm.
Class times for Advanced will be Tuesday at 7:30pm and Saturday at 1:30pm.
8th December - New class times for Intro and Beginner on Sundays
From Sunday the 8th of December, the times of the introductory and beginner classes will be switched. Intro will run at 2pm, and beginner will run at 3pm.
24th December - 1st January: Closed
We'll be closing on the 24th of December and re-opening on the 2nd of January for a four day workshop.
Regular classes resume from the 6th of January.