All trainings and courses are cancelled for the time being. 

The club

Ylioppilasmiekkailijat (Student Fencers) is a university fencing club founded in 1948. YM continues the fencing legacy of the Turku Academy - with more than three hundred years old tradition of student fencing.

Ylioppilasmiekkailijat train at the Töölö sports hall (Töölön kisahalli) in all three weapons, epee, foil and sabre.
Weekly training times: Tue 19-21, Wed 17-19, Thu 19-21, Fri 19-21

Club membership fee:  30 euro / year
Training fee: 60 euro / season (spring/fall)

We arrange several beginners and advanced fencing courses annually. Ask also about our fencing theme company and bachelor party arrangements.


Modern fencing is an exciting sport for that suits anyone regardless of age or gender – and it will really boost your fitness. Ylioppilasmiekkailijat arranges both beginners and advanced fencing courses during the spring and fall seasons

Beginners courses focus on basic fencing skills, that lay the foundation for practicing fencing. Advanced courses will go deeper into the fencing techniques

Upcoming courses: beginners course starting in January 2020, every Thursday 19-21 at the Töölö sports hall (Töölön kisahalli)

Price: 110 euros for studend, 130 euros for others

Register here