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Questions related to martial arts when treated as a sport, and the pursuant official rules and regulations.

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In Olympic fencing, why is the Piste so narrow?

I used to learn Olympic Fencing. In this sport the Piste was very narrow compared with it's length. (2 metres by 10 metres). Because the swords are over half a metre long this eliminates any ...
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What is the average career span for competition fighters at the elite level?

It's often overlooked that competitors in sport and prize fighting have a limited span of time in which they are competitive. This can be important, because, for people who do it professionally, they ...