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Re: Fencing schools and clubs in Singapore

Postby Herbie » Wed May 25, 2011 11:43 am

Is yr son learning at Z fencing???

May be i shld just pop by and check out the prices at Z fencing.. My son's coach is sch from Master fencing..so cannot put my son at Z fencing.. I heard fencing has different type if they are from different fencing school.

Lastly, would you recommend that I get those china made stuff first since my son is in sec one and he may out grown stuff like fencing jacket and pants, electric jacket etc. :?:

Actually. I am wondering how reliable are those china made stuff...

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Re: Fencing schools and clubs in Singapore

Postby jesschan » Wed May 25, 2011 2:15 pm

There 3 types of weapons namely foil, epee and saber. Different coaches specialize in different weapons and the scoring differs.
My kids have been using China made stuff except for plastron because the china ones cannot be used for competitions. So far I think still Ok for them but I think the German ones looks better in terms of quality.

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Re: Fencing schools and clubs in Singapore

Postby VVJJ » Wed May 25, 2011 3:20 pm

Hi, my gal is currently in Sec 2 and has given up her fencing cca after she completed her PSLE. During then, she learnt from Z fencing school and bought her fencing equipments through them. It should be complete set, made in China. Looking to sell @ $200. Interested, do sms me at 94353639.

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Re: Fencing schools and clubs in Singapore

Postby jesschan » Wed May 25, 2011 4:18 pm

Hi VVJJ

Is she using a foil? What is the size and is she right or left handed? Does the set include the fencing bag?

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Re: Fencing schools and clubs in Singapore

Postby VVJJ » Wed May 25, 2011 4:26 pm

Hi Jesschan,

She's right handed.. yes, using a foil.. We can't remember the size though. No, it doesn't come with fencing bag.

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Re: Fencing schools and clubs in Singapore

Postby rosemummy » Wed May 25, 2011 4:57 pm

Any idea what happened to the fencing team in RJC? It used to be the only team in Singapore. Almost eveyone in the national team in the 80s came from RJC. My brother was 1 of the first fencers in the national team. They won the first medal for Singapore the last time the SEA Games was held here, almost 20 years ago.

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Re: Fencing schools and clubs in Singapore

Postby Herbie » Wed May 25, 2011 5:17 pm

Hi WJJ,
i am looking for used sabre equipment..
I understand from my son that foil and sabre have different equipment and fencing suit...

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Re: Fencing schools and clubs in Singapore

Postby VVJJ » Wed May 25, 2011 6:35 pm

Hi Herbie,

My gal said her's is foil equipment.

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Re: Fencing schools and clubs in Singapore

Postby ANobleNerd » Sun Jun 05, 2011 7:37 pm

Herbie wrote:Is yr son learning at Z fencing???

May be i shld just pop by and check out the prices at Z fencing.. My son's coach is sch from Master fencing..so cannot put my son at Z fencing.. I heard fencing has different type if they are from different fencing school.

Lastly, would you recommend that I get those china made stuff first since my son is in sec one and he may out grown stuff like fencing jacket and pants, electric jacket etc. :?:

Actually. I am wondering how reliable are those china made stuff...


The China-made stuff are also put under safety tests; the cloth and masks have a safety-standard that they have to pass before they can be sold as fencing equipment, which is why in general, fencing equipment are expensive.

That said, my personal opinion is that non-China made equipment look better. :wink:

However, do check with the coaches about China-made equipment because Fencing Singapore rules do require certain parts to be of competition-level quality, and some China-made equipment comes in 2 differing qualities.

When in doubt, ask the coaches.

Also note that competitive fencers need to invest in at least 2 blades, in case one malfunctions during competition.

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Re: Fencing schools and clubs in Singapore

Postby niteblade » Sun Jun 26, 2011 12:18 pm

I Have a Foil Fencing Set to let go.

Made in UK set, M size, can use from sec1-4

check out the pictures here
http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevinstry/ ... 861881501/

foil jacket and breeches (stretch denim) -
foil mask insulated 350n Leon Paul - UK -
foil leather glove (Universal) -
foil body cord -
foil electric lame jacket -
foil FIE blade maraging Leon Paul Uk -

Selling for 500 Negotiable, due to financial problems...
Hardly used much. view to believe!

SMS/CALL nine1124327. viewing at Upper Bukit Timah

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