How to Follow Fencing (part 2): How to Watch a Fencing Bout

Fencing isn't the most intuitive sport for a spectator. Scoring points isn't as clear cut as putting a ball in a specific place or being in a certain area of play. In part 2 of our multi-part guide to following fencing, Better Fencer covers how to watch a fencing bout. We discuss how fencers score points and the most common penalties you'll see in fencing. When you're done reading this guide, you should know everything you need to get out there and spectate some fencing, whether at a local tournament, or watching the next Olympics!

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