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British Fencing Association

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

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What is Fencing?

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

In all three types of fencing 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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