Short answer to it is YES! Despite of its appearance as a potentially dangerous sport, Fencing is very safe because of all its protection gear!. Precautions are taken in every aspect of the sport, from the clothing we wear, to the weapons we use and the rules which we have to follow.
in fact, compare to other sports such as rugby, soccer, ice skating, fencing is relatively safe from head to toe. Interesting conclusion can be drawn from the statistics from the Olympic Injuries, which shows that soccer and taekwondo topped the list of summer sports, with an injury rate of over 30% for soccer. Fencing’s injury rate fell to the opposite end of the spectrum, at close to 2.5% Read full articles
"wow" this is the immediate response when i tell people i start to learn fencing! I think this is the cool sports to start with, as a female fencer, i find fencing is very attractive for number of reason. First of all, Fencing is the excellent sport for people who are easily bored by routine fitness program, since no two bouts are ever the same. Second reason, people tend to continue with this sports once he take up the lesson, there is strong motivation for fencer to keep coming back to the club. Thirdly, its a sport enjoy by many people regardless of their age, because its challenges are both mental and physical. A Fencer gets so focused on outwitting his/her opponent; they forget that