Fencing is the martial art of fighting with blades.
Fencing is the martial art of fighting with blades. The common version of fencing today, also called olympic fencing is divided into three weapon categories: foil, sabre and epee. Classical fencing uses the same weapons, but approaches fencing as a martial art.
Competitive fencing is one of five activities which have been featured in every one of the modern Olympic Games, the other four being Athletics, Cycling, Swimming, and Gymnastics.