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Fencing

 

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Called a western martial art by some, fencing calls for concentration, craftiness and an economy of hand and arm movements. Fencing, for recreation or competition, is an active sport that develops physical fitness, quick reactions, speed, excellent hand, body and feet co-ordination. At the highest level, it demands total concentration to develop analytical minds and the tactical awareness to execute combat. To some, fencing has been described as “physical chess” at lightning speed.

Fencing in RI is available in all the 3 weapon groups – Epee, Sabre and Foil. Every year, we compete in several competitions such as Novices on top of the National School Games which we have always done well. Annually, we organized a local competition that has 200 over competitors from many different schools and levels. In the CCA, we have a mix of experienced and inexperienced fencers, all coming together to enjoy the sport.

 

 

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Training Schedule



Tuesdays and Thursdays:

(4.30pm to 7pm)

 


Teacher Mentors



Mr Jason Teo Chu-Tat
Dr Wong Poh Lee
Mr Poh Tze Thiam Paul

 


Achievements & Highlights



2018

National Inter-School Fencing Championship 2018

Team: A Division Girls’ Overall Champion

Maxine Wong Jie Xin: Individual Foil (Gold)

Yeo Binn Jewelle: Individual Foil (Bronze)

Kiria Tikanah Abdul Rahman: Individual Epee (Gold)

Esther Lai Shi Ning: Individual Epee (Bronze)

Chee Rui Yi, Vanessa: Individual Sabre (Bronze)

 

Team: A Division Boys’ Runners Up

Darren Tan Jun Hao: Individual Foil (Gold)

Au Eong Tian Wei Jonathan: Individual Foil (Bronze)

 

Represented Singapore at international competitions

Esther Lai Shi Ning, Kiria Tikanah Abdul Rahman, Darren Tan Jun Hao, Au Eong Tian Wei Jonathan & Maxine Wong Jie Xin

 

Singapore Sports Awards

Esther Lai Shi Ning: Sportsgirl Meritorious Award (Individual)

Darren Tan Jun Hao, Au Eong Tian Wei Jonathan : Sportsboy Meritorious Award (Event)