The Sports: (Fencing Sports )

This section contains general information on western Olympic, Classical, and, less frequently, Historical fencing. Each of these versions of fencing involves individual vs. individual competition using some European version of a sword. Olympic fencing enthusiasts practice the modern version of the sport, utilizing electronic scoring equipment. The majority of sites in this section are dedicated to Olympic-style fencing. Classical enthusiasts do not utilize electronic scoring and practice and compete emphasizing the nobility of the sport. Historical fencing typically utilizes multiple weapons at once, and practices the sport prior to the days of directed (refereed) bouts. Fencing Sports.

Fencing, also called Olympic fencing, is a sport in which two competitors fight using ' Rapier -style' swords, winning points by making contact with their opponent. (wikipedia)