Category: FENCING

A Brief History of Fencing at the Olympics

Some sports date back a couple of centuries, or even longer, if you take into account prior forms of a sport, or variations which led to new sports. Sports are always considered by historians as an interesting field of study. Some of them do not appear to be as interesting as they actually are, while […]

What Does it Take to Become a Fencer?

Fencing is a competitive sport, primarily. Most people train to become competitors. Depending on your age, you can compete in some of the categories, but not all of them. Since fencing is age-based, not everybody attempts to compete, even though they may be older and placed in their own “veteran” category.  In this case, it […]

All You Need to Know About Fencing

Sports come and go and we are familiar with some of them, but others remain something of a myth, especially if all we do is hear about them here and there, without actually looking them up. Take cricket, for instance. Many people from countries that do not practice playing this sport have either not heard […]