This category contains general information on western Olympic, Classical, and, less frequently, Historical fencing. Each of these versions of fencing involves individual vs. individual competition using some European version of a sword.
- Olympic fencing enthusiasts practice the modern version of the sport, utilizing electronic scoring equipment. The majority of sites in this category are dedicated to Olympic-style fencing.
- Classical enthusiasts do not utilize electronic scoring and practice and compete emphasizing the nobility of the sport.
- Historical fencing typically utilizes multiple weapons at once, and practices the sport prior to the days of directed (refereed) bouts.
Eastern fencing martial arts sites are listed in the Sports/Martial Arts