When was fencing invented for sword fighting?

Answer A 1200 BC Egyptian carving shows fencing with combatants wearing masks. Fencing declined in the Middle Ages because of the heavier swords, but the practice was revived in the 1400s. The first style... Read More »

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What is the name of the sword used in fencing?

Three types of swords are used for fencing: the foil, the epee, and the sabre. The foil is a lightweight, flexible sword with a button tip. The epee is a shaped like the foil, but has a heavier bla... Read More »

How to Make a Fake Fencing Sword?

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What is a training sword called in fencing?

There are three fencing weapons: the foil, the epee and the saber. The foil is the lightest sword used in fencing and is generally what a novice uses to train. The epee was traditionally used in du... Read More »

Sword Fighting Games?

While sword fighting is often depicted as a fast-moving, action-packed competition in movies and on television, most people today do not have an opportunity to learn it. Despite this, game enthusia... Read More »