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Fencing - Wikipedia
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 . More »

History of fencing - Wikipedia

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The oldest surviving manual on western swordsmanship dates to around 1300, although historical references date fencing schools back to the 12th century.

A History of Fencing

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A Short History of Fencing. Fencing is probably one of the oldest games in existence, for it sprang directly from the duel, and the latter has been extant as long as ...

Fencing Equipment and History - Olympic Sport History

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History, rules and equipment for Fencing. Sword fighting, duels, Sport origins and rules, Olympic history. Blades, masks, sabre equipment development.

fencing | sport | Britannica.com

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7-20-2015 See Article History. Related Topics ... Fencing, organized sport involving the use of the sword—épée, foil, or sabre—for attack and defense according ...

A Brief History of Fencing - Amarillo College Fencing Association

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF FENCING. The history of fencing parallels the evolution of civilization, back from the days of ancient Egypt and Rome, to the barbaric Dark ...

The History of Fencing

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Throughout history, there have been codes upheld by swordsmen. True swordsmanship ... About 1450 A.D., fencing guilds started to appear in Germany. As the ...

History of Fencing - The British Academy of Fencing

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As a preparation for armed combat, fencing is as old as the sword itself. Even as a sport it has a surprisingly long history - ancient Egyptian temple paintings ...

From sword-fighting to a sport: the history of fencing - CNN Video

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Jul 15, 2015 ... The history of fencing from it's beginnings as a way to resolve a grievance to an international sport.

History of Fencing

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Fencing rewards the cunning: young or old, female or male, fast or slow, each are equally competitive. It is a different experience for each individual student and ...