The USFA has put together a program that trains fencing coaches and teachers to be better at what they do. The training is at three different levels with “three” being the highest. Each weapon type is taught separately. The goal of this training is to create a national coaching environment with [...]
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The Olympics are in Athens in 2004, how are the teams chosen for the fencing competition?
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Over the last 100 years, the number of sports represented in the Olympic games has mushroomed and the IOC took action to attempt to keep the total number of athletes participating in the games to [...]
Although jousting and tournament combat was a popular sport in the European middle ages, modern fencing owes more to unarmoured dueling forms that evolved from 16th century rapier combat.