Athlete who practices fencing; this individual wears sturdy gear that provides protection while leaving the fencer free to move with agility.
Clothing with sleeves that covers the chest and fastens under the breeches.
Shoe that is reinforced on the sides to protect it from being worn down by the metal pistes, and reinforced on the heel to dampen impact.
Sock covering the leg to just below the knee.
Pants that extend below the knees and are usually pulled up very high over the waist and held up by suspenders.
Very sturdy fabric that is attached to the mask to protect the neck.
Padded leather covering that protects the fencer’s armed hand.
Leather sleeve that is sewn to the glove to protect the lower part of the forearm.
Face-protection apparatus with a plastic visor or metal latticework.