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Aug302016

Foil and Sabre Rule Changes

The Canadian Fencing Federation has announced the following rule changes will be adoped this season:

Foil:

  • Reversing of shoulders is a group 1 offence (yellow card)

Sabre:

  • Scoring lockout period increased to 170ms (up from 120ms)
  • Fencers will start with their back foot on the on-guard line

Foil and Sabre:

  • Coiled Headwires are no longer permitted (at CFF sanctioned events)

For more information, please see the announcement here or speak with one of our coaches.

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