Conduct Expected of ASC Fencers

ALL members of Auckland Swords Club are expected to abide by the code of conduct and our social media policy. A brief copy of the Code of Conduct is provided below.

To view the full copy, please click the link here: Full Code of Conduct.

To view our social media policy, please click the link here: Social Media Policy

To view our harrasment policy, please click the link here: Harrasment Policy 

  • Always behave in a controlled manner, ie weapons pointing to the floor and not being waved about dangerously. There are spectators and people around and we must ensure it is a safe environment for all.
  • Be a team player and active member of your club.
  • Learn teamwork, sportsmanship and discipline.
  • Learn the rules and play by them.
  • Act in a safe manner at all times, i.e. no fencing without protective equipment. This means no shorts or tights.
  • Fencers will obey all instructions of coaches, assistant coaches, and Club Managers regarding safety at all times.
  • Fencers will report any incidents and/or injuries to the Club Managers immediately, so that these can be dealt with and recorded.
  • Abide by the rules of the FIE/ FENZ.
  • Respect your coach, fellow club members, your opponent, officials and spectators.
  • Do not engage in any form of abusive behaviour toward any other person.
  • Understand your rights to play in an environment free from harassment, and/or abuse in any form. Report any such incidents immediately.
  • To assist with setting up and packing away boxes and pistes.
  • To treat all club equipment with care.
  • To report any damage and/or problems with equipment to the Club Managers and/or Club Armourer immediately.
  • Members are required to pay their subscriptions by the due date, and in a timely fashion.
  • Members will not bring the club into disrepute in any medium, either online or in print
  • Members will not attempt to procure other members from other clubs, without the express consent of the executive.