Fencing is a combat sport, which consists of touching an opponent, with the tip or the edge of a sword, on the parts of the body authorized without being touched.
3 types of weapons
EPEE - FOIL - SABER
The term fencing comes from the ancient French "escremie", meaning "to defend, to protect". The origin of this word shows that fencing is an art of defense, and more particularly the art of defending oneself.
BENEFITS AND QUALITIES
Good physical exercise
Improvement of mental sharpness
Strategic thinking- like all combat sports
Deep sense of solidarity and team spirit
Fencing teaches young people life skills such as confidence, focus, decision making, and respect.