Types of Fencing
About 30 years ago, fencing was one particular sport. Now there are a number of sports and near-sports disciplines that can be called fencing. With fairly different rules and shells,…

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Sword tip and its setting
The joyful moments that a successful and beautiful injection delivers to the athlete are noted, as is known, by the burning lamp of the electric fixator. In order for an…

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Fencing will make your child agile, brave and strong.
Fencing is one of the most difficult and highly coordinated sports. Sports fencing is a champion among all sports in terms of the requirements for reactive activity of skeletal muscles…

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clear definitions

TYPES OF WEAPONS IN MODERN SPORTS FENCING

Modern sports fencing, included in the program of the Olympic Games, includes competitions
on three types of weapons: sword, rapier, saber. All of them came from the same types of cold steel weapons, and if you go even deeper into history, then – from one ancestor – the sword.

There are quite a few explanations of how, when, why, and in what parts of the world such a separation occurred. This is a very interesting topic related to history, language, and traditions. All this is reflected in modern sports fencing. Both in the appearance of the weapon itself and in the rules for conducting fights. Continue reading

Italian Fencing School

Among all the treatises devoted to foil foil, no one can compare with the “Great fencing simulator written by Ridolfo Capo Ferro da Cagli, master of the most excellent German nation in the famous city of Siena.” This is not a big, but very comprehensive work that contains clear definitions, correct conclusions, and a large number of practical examples.

The treatise of Capo Ferro is divided into thirteen chapters, in which he consistently describes such important concepts as:

properties and characteristics of weapons;
the distance by which he means the distance between the tip of the blade and the body of the enemy; Continue reading

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