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...
Epee Fencing Swords In Competition: Leipzig 2005 Mens Semi Finals. August 22
... They were originally made from rolled steel foil (hence the name). Foils are ...
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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 ...
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
Noun, 1. fencing sword - a sword used in the sport of fencing. epee - a fencing
sword similar to a foil but with a heavier blade. foil - a light slender flexible sword
With the shorter rapier, called a short sword, it was possible to step past the ... It is
now the fastest and most dramatic of the three swords of modern fencing.
History, rules and equipment for Fencing. Sword fighting, duels, Sport origins and
rules, Olympic history. Blades, masks, sabre equipment development.
What Mark said; the reason it's not called 'sword fighting' is that historically
schools of fence ... Karl Agius, Student at the Malta Historical Fencing Association