Training during the summer, until September, on Tuesdays 19-21 at Töölö sports hall.

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: Tue 06.12.2022, Fri 23.12.2022, Thu 06.04.2023, Fri 07.04.2023, Thu 18.05.2023.

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 autumn course is full. Click "sign up" to receive a notification when you can sign up for the spring course.

Price: 110 euros for studend, 130 euros for others

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