Fencing, or sword-fighting, can be a catch-all term for using a sword, but can also refer to the modern sport fencing. Questions about the modern sport fencing should be asked in Sports Stack Exchange. Many martial traditions have fencing as a large part of them, so please also tag your question ...
I have read that according to Japanese thinking, once the fighters reach a certain level of skill, it is impossible to absolutely defeat them, therefore mutual death (ai uchi) is the certain outcome. ...
I was looking into practising HEMA(Historical European Martial Arts) for many years, but when I had the money, I didn't have the time or vice versa. Now I have finally found (let's hope) a stable job ...
In George Silver's Paradoxes of Defense he makes the following comment: And again, the thrust being made through the hand, arm, or leg, or in many places of the body and face, are not deadly, ...
Given the Shin A Lam controversy, I decided to look up the rules for the appeals process. The technical rules I found on the British Fencing website indicate that a point of fact can not be appealed. ...
Somebody attacked my with a bat-like wooden stick. Fortunately, I have a wooden stick as well. He makes a lunge, but I parry it. We get stuck just like in all movies: What should I do next?