About VRI

VRI Fencing Club in Richmond offers fencing in Epée, Sabre, Foil and Modern Pentathlon training for all ages

We offer fencing classes and squads from beginner to elite level. Our dedicated fencing gym is open all week for classes, bouting, and private coaching.

While VRI does train Olympic fencers and pentathletes, we are also proud of the achievements of our youngest members. Through classes such as VRI Swordplay, children as young as 5 learn new skills, improve their fitness and develop self-confidence through fencing.

VRI’s intermediate squads for teenagers and adults are also a unique way to learn fencing in a group. We offer much more than free bouting, and coach intermediate to elite fencers in dedicated foil, epée and sabre squads throughout the week, as well as providing access to private lessons in all 3 weapons.

Custom built facilities in Richmond

VRI is a custom made, modern facility with a hi-tech training surface for fencers. In the heart of Melbourne’s sports precinct, VRI Fencing Club is superbly located in Yarra Park, right next to the MCG. We share the same training ground as the Richmond Tigers at ‘Tigerland’ overlooking Punt Road Oval.

VRI is Melbourne’s most central fencing club and is easily accessible via train, tram, bike, bus, and car.