Degree of Fencing Master ( B.E. Brevet d’Etat) – 2004
Degree of Fencing Master (D.E.S. Diplôme d’État Supérieur) – 2014
*Sciences et Techniques des Activités Physiques et Sportives
Learn from the best
Christian Bauer, Olympic Fencing Coach, personally coached Thomas for over 12 years
Thomas won silver medal at Team Junior World and European Championships
Represented France on the National Sabre Team (1996 – 2004)
Ranked 54th place globally as a sabre fencer
Thomas is a French government accredited and certified coach with global experience. At his own club in Chicago, his student has placed at the USA National Championship. He also trained a French team in Paris (Club Escrime de Clamart) who won second place in the French Fencing Federation National Competition. Since 2014, Thomas has been teaching in Hong Kong.
Thomas currently runs programs at the following schools:
French International School of Hong Kong (香港法國國際學校)
German and Swiss International School (德瑞國際學校)
Kellet School (啟歷學校), The British International School of Hong Kong
SKH Tseung Kwan O Kei Tak Primary School (聖公會將軍澳基德小學)
Programs are for current students only of the above-mentioned school. Schedules, fees and conditions are available via school administration.
How to Register
Thomas teaches at the South China Athlete's Association (SCAA). To learn with Thomas, you'll have to become a member of the association. Details of his classes are below.
Send the completed form and cheque payment, made to SCAA, to Thomas directly.
*Minimum 1 week notice for any cancellation or re-scheduling.
Class schedule opens and registration starts 15 days before the initial day of the class term, so students are encouraged to register as soon as possible as it is first come first served basis. Minimum 3 students for class to go ahead and maximum 10 students. New students may be able to join current classes if there is room and will be charged at a pro-rata rate.
Membership at the SCAA is a yearly fee of $120 ($60/year for youths – age 18 and below). Permanent membership is also available at $1,500 at admission. Find the SCAA Membership Application documents here. Please remember to bring ID proof (HKID or passport).
Beginners enrolled in the private or semi-private lessons will be provided the equipment listed below. However, you are required to: wear sweatpants, have indoor sports shoes and bring a bottle of water.
For all other levels – you must have the full set of equipment listed below.
Equipment from Fencing Hall either online or at their store in Tsim Sha Tsui (Unit 03&05, 8/F, KIMBERLEY PLAZA ,45-47 Kimberley Road) or Causeway Bay (Room 1202, Fortune Centre, 48 Yun Ping Road).
Underarm Plastron (800 Newton)
Chest Protector (for those under 14 years old)
Electric Sabre Glove (or Fencing Glove with Electric Hand Cuff)
Fencing Shoes (or Indoor Shoes)
Mask Wire (2 sets)
Body Cord (2 sets)
Electric Sabre with Blade size 5 (Extra as spare for those in competition)
Click the images below for close-up view.
Underarm Plastron (800 Newton)
Chest protector (for those 14 and under)
Electric Saber Glove(or Fencing glove with Electric Hand Cuff)
Fencing Shoes (or Indoor Trainers)
Mask Wires (2 sets)
Body Cords (2 sets)
Electric Saber (Blade size 5 + spare for competitions)
Getting in Touch
Questions about registration for group classes or classes within a participating school are best directed to the relevant club or school administration. The SCAA or school can best assist you regarding payment and registration issues if they haven’t been covered on this website.
Questions about private / semi-private classes scheduling arrangement at SCAA, general private hires and/or media enquires can be directed to the form below (beneath the map) or via WhatsApp. Current students may also contact Coach Thomas directly via WhatApps Messaging.