Fencing left-handed, good or bad?

It should be noted that left handers usually enjoy a slight advantage, especially against inexperienced fencers. This may account for the fact that…

How much does fencing cost?

At beginners level, using club equipment, surprisingly little! We run inexpensive beginners courses to get you started, providing all equipment. If you find…

What age IS Junior in fencing?

In centuries past, children started, learning combat skills from the time they could walk, but in the context of a modern sport, there…

Which is the ‘best weapon’?

Such a question is an open invitation to religious warfare. Everybody loves to participate, but nothing is ever settled. If the question means…

Rules: How Bouts are Fenced

The field of play is a long strip, or piste. A scored encounter between fencers is called a bout. Bouts are fenced to…

What are the Modern Fencing Weapons?

Overview There are three weapons in modern fencing, each with different rules and target areas: •  Foil is the foremost training weapon •  Epée is…