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Parent's Guide To Fencing Equipment

If they forget it, they'll still blame you...

This is a very short guide to fencing equipment for parents. We assume that your child's coach has helped them purchase equipment, so you should be familiar with everything below. Think of this as a checklist for what should be in the equipment bag before leaving for a competition.

The absolute minimum:

Things you should also have

Things you should also consider at school, local and regional events At USFA events there is always medical help available.

You can learn a lot about more about equipment and how to repair it from the web. The Care and Feeding of Weapons is a great starting point.