The list below consists of the equipment needed to participate in a fencing program:

-A well-fitted mask with a strap across the back and attached bib
-A proper fitting jacket with fasteners in the rear that completely seal
-A glove that covers the sleeve of the weapon arm
-Fencing knickers to protect the legs
-Women fencers must wear breast protectors
-Underarm protectors (plastrons)
*Beginners should use blades that bend easily

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