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There are three types of fencing - epee, foils and sabre.

An Overview of Fencing

In all three, weapons are wired electronically to record when a hit is scored. In foils 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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National Governing Bodies

British Fencing Association

Contact Name
British Fencing Head Office
Contact Email
headoffice@britishfencing.com
Contact Telephone
020 8742 3032
Harrogate Fencing Club

Harrogate Fencing Club

Harrogate Fencing Club is a highly successful fencing club based in the centre of Harrogate at Rossett Sports Centre.

Fencing takes place on a Wednesday evening during school term times only from 6pm to 10pm and we have approximately 100 members fencin

City of York Council Sport and Active Leisure

City of York Council Sport and Active Leisure

The Sport and Active Leisure team at the City of York Council provide support to local clubs and organisations regarding the sporting provision across the city. This includes providing information to York residents, signposting them to sporting opportunit