Fencing, also called Olympic fencing, is a sport in which two competitors fight
using 'Rapier-style' swords, winning points by making contact with their opponent
There are three types of fencing weapons, each with its own rules and strategies.
These weapons are called the foil, the épée and the...
A guide to the sport of fencing, and especially the swords!
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Nov 29, 2010 ... "Fencing Basics" features Olympic Fencing Coach, Mike Pederson, as he walks
you through Foil, Epee, and Sabre Fencing Techniques.
There are three fencing weapons. In short they are: 1. Foil - the hardest of the
weapons, has the most rules. Originally a training weapon. It is lighter than the ...
Sabre is a point-thrusting as well as a cutting weapon. ... The main object of a
fencing bout (what an individual "game" is called) is to effectively score 15 points
This is a sport that involves two people and the use of special fencing swords,
called foils, epees or sabres. It is a skilful activity that requires each competitor to
Learn about the sport of fencing and the three different fighting styles, en garde!
... It's based on an older dueling weapon called a rapier, and designed to inflict a
Most fencers choose a weapon early in their careers, and develop their expertise
... those who choose this weapon are often called the “hack and slash” fencers.
What Mark said; the reason it's not called 'sword fighting' is that historically
schools of fence covered a lot more than just swords - think shields, daggers,