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A BRIEF HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION

 

Fencing, the art of attack and defence with a sword or similar weapon.  Modern fencing is a recreational and competitive sport, but its rules and techniques are derived from those originally developed for efficient swordplay in dueling...

 

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WHAT IS FENCING?

Fencing is a popular modern sport, for all participants of all ages. This includes the disabled athlete. Anyone from 8 to 80 years can complete or can enjoy the sport for recreational purposes. Agility, fast reactions, and tactical thinking are the prime requirements for fencers...

 

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 FOIL, EPEE, SABRE

The combat phrasing in foil fencing, is derived from the historical development of the weapon. The combat training emphasized the need to hit and wound the opponent, without self being touched...

 

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Both men and women compete in epee, in separate events. The weapon used weighs a maximum of 770 grams, with a maximum length of 110 cm...

 

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Sabre is a cutting and thrusting weapon. The weapon weighs no more than 500gr., with a maximum length of 105 cm. The valid target area is the whole body, above the waistline, including arms and mask...

 

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RULES

 

The most important principles of bout conducting.

 

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OPINIONS

 

Fencers speak about fencing:

"It is fencing chess against someone..."

"A very exciting sport..."

"And t is one on one, you don't rely on your

team mate..."

 

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Fencing and you

 

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FOOTWORK

When moving during a fencing bout it is necessary to maintain a good on guard position to facilitate accuracy when making actions with the weapon...

 

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