Trainings on Tuesdays at 19-21, Wednesdays at 17-19 and Fridays at 19-21.

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

Calcelled trainings: Thu 28.02.2024, Fri 29.03.2024, Tue 30.04.2024, Wed 01.05.2024, Thu 09.05.2024.

Club membership fee: 30 euro / year Training fee: 70 euro / season (spring/fall) for students, 90 euro for others.

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

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

The beginners course focuses on basic fencing skills, that lay the foundation for practicing fencing. After the course you may continue training at the club’s scheduled trainings.

The next beginners' course will begin on 29.3. Click sign up for more information.

Price: 110 euros for studend, 130 euros for others

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