The basic fencing equipment and clothing provides a fencer with protection compatible with the freedom of movement necessary for fencing.
The Mask is made with wire mesh resistant to impact. The bib of the mask is made with a highly resistant cloth.
The Jacket is made from resistant cloth and includes a lining that makes a double thickness of material for the sleeve down to the elbow of the sword arm and covering the flank up to the armpit.
A Plastron is an undergarment covering the vital upper areas of the body.
The Breeches are fastened below the knees with socks which cover the legs right up to the breeches.
The Glove is slightly padded with a gauntlet that covers approximately half the forearm of the fencerís sword arm.
The Foil is a practice weapon made of smooth steel and is no longer than 110cm. The point is blunted and has a plastic button that covers it to protect against any injury.