Equipment Required

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When making the decision to purchase your fencing equipment, please discuss with the coaches whether to purchase practice standard equipment, or competition standard FIE equipment.

Fencing equipment provides adequate protection for the fencer.

The following is a list of required equipment:

  • Mask
  • Chest Protector
  • Jacket
  • Lamé
  • Breeches
  • Glove
  • Plastron
  • Long socks (white, must reach bottom of your knickers- soccer socks work well)
  • Fencing shoes or sneakers
  • Minimum two working weapons
  • Minimum two working body cords
  • Fencing Bag (to carry your equipment)

Put identification on all your equipment!

You may also wish to have:

  • Water Bottle and healthy snack
  • Towel
  • Tool Kit (screwdrivers, spare screws, springs, Allen wrenches)