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Fencing

Fencing is a fantastic way to improve balance, co-ordination and flexibility.

There are three types of fencing - epee, foil and sabre. In all three, weapons are wired electronically to record when a hit is scored. In foil and epee, points can only be scored by the point of the weapon hitting. In the case of the foil, only a hit on the torso counts. In the epee, the whole body is the target. In sabre, points can also be scored by hitting the arms and head.


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British Fencing

British Fencing is the National Governing Body for the Olympic Sport of Fencing. Find out more about getting started, clubs, courses and membership by visiting the below website:


For more information contact:

British Fencing
Tel: 020 8742 3032
Email: headoffice@britishfencing.com


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