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Fencing / Swords Play / Swordsmanship

Fencing, also called modern fencing to disambiguate it from styles of historical fencing, is a family of combat sports using bladed weapons.Fencing is one of the four sports which have been featured at every modern Olympic Games.Modern fencing originates in the 19th century, as a direct continuation of the 18th century French school of fencing which had in turn been influenced by the Italian school of the Renaissance.