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What Is Fencing Sport? Fencing - which is also known as fencing sport or Olympic fencing - is a recreational sport of swordplay. Two people face each other and use modern swords to score points by hitting a target area on the body. You don't have to be a specific age to enjoy fencing, as it's suitable for all ages. It also offers a multitude of epic benefits for your health and your social life. Fencers use electronic scoring to register touches, and the referee keeps track of the rules and keeps the match going professionally and cleanly.  Fencing isn't...

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Fencing Master for 25 years, Master Michel Sicard was the coach of the Olympic Sword Men team from 1996 to 2004. Since 2014, Michel Sicard is the coach of the modern Pentathlon Olympic team.  Master Michel Sicard has conceptualized a principle where the attacker, performing the same gesture, perform various effective technical actions, depending on the reactions of the opponent. This method reduces the uncertainties of the attacker and promotes his faith in him.  "To create is to resist, to resist is to create" FC: Michel, you are the current coach of the national French modern pentathlon team. How is the preparation...

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 No matter what sort of sport you are partaking in, there is no denying that your performance can greatly be impacted by the footwear you wear. It is important to have the correct support where you need it because your feet can take a lot of abuse while you are playing sport. This is especially the case when it comes to fencing. Because of this, is critical to locate the right shoes that will treat your feet well because every athlete needs to look after every part of their body. It is not just about support and comfort either. The...

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Gauthier Grumier won a bronze medal in individual and gold team fencing at the Olympic Games in Rio. Gauthier Grumier is a great champion and is particularly discreet. He accepted to answer some questions and gave us some good tips about his choice of shoes for fencing.  FC: What is Gauthier Grumier's daily life? GG: I have 2 professional missions, I train the fencing specialty in the Modern Pentathlon discipline with the Senior French Team and I am responsible for the socio-professional monitoring of pentathletes. Regarding fencing, we are 2 coaches for a group of 14 pentathletes. We give each of...

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