British Fencing Awards Scheme

Badges are a good way to structure your learning and set targets for achievement, particularly for younger fencers. As a modern sport, fencing…

The rules of fencing

The rules of modern sports fencing are divided into four basic categories: the rules of the fencing strip (the piste); the rules of…

Nine Parries

By Robin Catling. To parry: to defend yourself from a weapon or an attack by blocking or pushing the weapon away. In sports…

What is fencing?

Modern fencing is a martial art derived from older forms of duelling with swords. The objective is to hit your opponent without being…