Armed combat. There are three types of weapons used:
Foil = a light, thrusting weapon; can only touch opponent's torso
Epee = a heavy. Thrusting weapon;can touch opponent's entire body
Sabre = a light, cutting and thrusting weapon; can only touch above opponent's waist (except hands)

Activity type:

Combat Sports

How to get involved:

South West NGB contact Fencing, Jon Salfield, jonsalfield@edda.freeserve.co.uk, 01872 261303

Equipment needed:

Foil, épée or sabre, protective clothing

Average cost:

Under 5

National Governing Body:

British Fencing Association

Relevant links:

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