Fencing also enjoys an extremely rich tradition, having its roots in dueling traditions of 16th-17th century Europe. In the modern age, it is one of the few events that has been in every Olympic games since 1896. At the Invictus Fencing Academy, we are proud to continue this tradition as an elite school for competitive Fencing.
Fencing is unique a combat sport that is challenging in a number of ways. Physically, the combatant has to be strong, fast, agile, and tough. Mentally, the fencer has to be cunning, fired up, confident, resilient, and tactically smart. Within combat sports, Fencing is probably the one with the most well established rules and the safest, because of all the technology put into making the sport safe and enjoyable. It is also one of the fastest with many actions and movements completed within fractions of a second.