The Persians and Greeks used fencing for practicing their skills for sword fighting. Right now fencing is a sport in the Modern Olympics.
Fencing was introduced to the Olympics in 1896. Fencing has now changed because in the olden days when they win a point they didn’t have technology. Now when we win a point the green light goes on and red light goes to the other person who didn’t win a point.
Competing in the Olympics there was all kind of different swords for fencing,Sabre,foil and Epee .The fencing swords have a rubber at the end so it does not hurt the person.