#TuksFencing: Janali van den Berg is excited about the opportunity to contest at the 2022 World Fencing Champs in Egypt
Posted on June 24, 2022
Next month in Cairo, Egypt, the Tuks fencer will represent South Africa at the 68th World Fencing Championships. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it will only be the second time in four years, that she gets to test her skills against international opponents.
This past weekend, van den Berg...
#TuksSport: The Tuks athletes aim to make their mark in history during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Posted on July 24, 2021
A total of 25 athletes from the University of Pretoria (UP) and six alumni are participating in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics from Saturday.
In addition to the competing athletes, eight TuksSport coaches will be in Tokyo to provide advice to the athletes, along with a Tuks referee to ensure the...
#TuksFencing: Andrei Kovrijnykh has established himself as one of the best fencing referees in the world
Posted on January 14, 2021
The world's best fencers tend to get focussed the moment. Andrei Kovrijnykh, TuksFencing head coach, says "en-garde" as no one wants to make a mistake when one of the most respected referees watches your every move.
He is undoubtedly one of the best. At the end of last year, he was rated one...
#TuksFencing: Tuks student relishes a fencing duel for more than one reason
Posted on July 20, 2020
"En-garde, pret, allez" are three words that are guaranteed to get Janali van den Berg's adrenaline pumping.
#TuksFencing: After 70 years Tuks fencers still strive to be the best
Posted on May 21, 2020
When a few Tuks fencers decided in 1950, it was high time to start their own club they would not have known the impact their initiative was going to have on the sport.
#TuksFencing: Jason Visser, Tuks fencer loves the challenge of thinking on his feet
Posted on February 05, 2020
Many might believe you can't do much in a mere millisecond, but in fencing, it is all it takes to win or lose a contest.
#TuksFencing: Bester fought for Tuks’s honour during USSA Fencing Tournament
Posted on July 08, 2019
Natania Bester's hunger to get people to take note of fencing as a sport at Tuks helped her to win no less than three medals during the USSA Tournament in Cape Town.
#TuksFencing: Tuks fencer impressed during the World Championships
Posted on April 15, 2019
The 17-year old Tuks fencer, Christiaan Bester, impressed over the weekend with his 12th place finish during the World Junior and Cadet Championships in Torun, Poland.
#TuksFencing: Fencers set their sights to medal at the World Championships
Posted on April 02, 2019
Two Tuks fencers, Christiaan and Natania Bester, are on a quest to do what only one South African fencer has been able to achieve and that is to win a medal at a World Championship Tournament.
#TuksFencing: “Musketeers” tend to defend UP-Tuks honour at USSA Fencing Tournament
Posted on December 05, 2018
The infamous exploits of the “Three Musketeers” and other Hollywood sword-wielding heroes are the reason why Husna Moosa and Sharon Odegoke decided to take up fencing.
#TuksFencing: Bester is down but not out after the World Fencing Championships
Posted on April 26, 2018
Not getting the results he was hoping for at the World Fencing Championships held in Verona, Italy has made Christiaan Bester hungrier than ever to succeed.
#TuksFencing: Flying the SA flag high at the Junior African Championships in Lagos
Posted on March 14, 2018
Natania and Christiaan Bester were the only TUKS Athletes to represent South Africa at the Junior African Fencing Championship held in Lagos Nigeria from 1 to 5 March.
#TuksFencing excelled at SA National Youth Championships
Posted on February 28, 2018
TuksFencing achieved the 2nd place overall on the medal standings.
#TuksFencing: Natania and Christiaan Bester selected for SA Junior National Team
Posted on February 28, 2018
Natania and Christiaan Bester to represent SA at the Junior African Champs in early March and at the Junior World Championships in April
#TuksFencing: Fencing can help students to understand maths better
Posted on January 22, 2018
Janale van den Berg, a second-year dentistry student at Tuks recently won Fencing Marathon Tournament in Prague.
#TuksFencing: The Besters podiumed at 2017 Junior Africa Fencing Champs in Cote d’Ivoire
Posted on March 14, 2017
The Besters collected medals at 2017 Junior Africa Fencing Champs in Cote d’Ivoire
Junior & Cadet Africa Fencing Championships
Posted on March 25, 2014
We are proud to announce that the following TuksFencers received medals at the Junior & Cadet Africa Fencing Championships that took place from 1 - 4 March 2014 in Cairo, Eqypt
TuksFencing – The Cape Open
Posted on February 19, 2014
The Cape Open, a National Ranking event, was held on 15 & 16 February 2014 at Christel House School in Ottery, Cape Town.
All Africa Fencing Championships – 25-29 June 2013 (Cape Town)
Posted on July 11, 2013
The All Africa Fencing Championships was attended by teams from 22 African countries. It is the largest fencing event ever hosted on the African continent, in terms of countries which participated.
Posted on June 04, 2013
We are proud to announce that the following TuksFencers have been selected to represent South Africa in the All Africa Fencing Championships taking place from 25 - 29 June 2013 in Cape Town.