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FENCING … Facts and Benefits

Fencing is one of only five sports that has been contested in every modern Olympic Games. A safe, and life-long sport, fencing is often referred to as “physical chess”, since it engages both mental strategy and physical fitness. Students develop the ability to make quick reflexive analysis of tactical situations, all the while respecting the sportsmanship that is inherent in this elegant sport, steeped in history and tradition.

Because fencing is primarily an individual sport, students gain priceless life-skills, such as: resilience, independence, and discipline. The ideals of fencing ultimately play pivotal roles in empowering students to reach their highest potential in school and all aspects of life.