This category 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 category 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.
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Archive of USENET FAQs, providing an overview of the sport.
The Fencing Forum
Offers a range of forums related to fencing.
Includes club listings, training drills (footwork and blade work), and general information about the sport of fencing.
Glossary of Fencing Terms
Description of actions and items used in fencing with equivalents in French.
How Stuff Works: Fencing and Fencing Equipment
Introduction to how fencing equipment operates, including the use of protective clothing and electronic scoring systems.
Archive of the rec.sports.fencing usenet FAQ.
Video streams of US and international competitions and links to news sources.
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