If you’re about to get started fencing, then you’re probably wondering what gear you need to be able to practice and spar. While most fencing clubs offer use of their beginner gear for the term of the introductory class, once you start going to practice on a regular basis, you’ll want to get your own [...]
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If you’re familiar with the sport of fencing, you’ve no doubt seen the protective equipment that the competitors wear. It’s important to know all the different pieces of equipment, as well as to have a familiarity with the different swords used, to really understand this sport.
Fencing has three weapons – [...]
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.