It’s the thing that defines us, fencers – the notion that fencing is about more than just banging swords together, it’s about learning to live life better.
Art of Fencing.
Fencing of course began not as a sport, but as a means of war. Sword fighting wasn’t invented because it was beautiful, it grew out of necessity. That necessity is in many ways very beautiful, in part because it speaks to something deep within us all – a fire to win, to survive, to protect.