What is Fencing

Fencing is a sport performed with swords and its basis is the martial art of sword. The development of fencing as a sport is closely related to the sword duel in medieval times. Fencing is done with three types of weapons: Flore, épée and sword.

What is Fencing

Fencing, organized sport involving the use of a sword—épée, foil, or sabre—for attack and defense according to set movements and rules. Although the use of swords dates to prehistoric times and swordplay to ancient civilizations, the organized sport of fencing began only at the end of the 19th century.


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