Vallarta Sport, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. Mexico

strengthMuscle strength and power that takes place in Fencing, that is, helps you develop both brute force compared with other physical activities or sports. fuerza
EnduranceCardiovascular endurance constantly providing Fencing practice, that is, how much help you cope ejercitándote long compared to other sports or physical activities. resistencia
FlexibilityElastic capacity is achieved by practicing Fencing,bought with other sports or physical activities, in other words, how you manage to bend or stretch without doing harm you flexibilidad
SpeedThe speed of moving the body or a part thereof from one place to another that is developed by practicing Fencing compared to other sports or physical activities velocidad
AgilityAbility to move the body as desired quickly and accurately obtained by practicing Fencing, constantly compared to other physical activities or sports. agilidad
ReflexesAutomatic responsiveness to stimuli is achieved spontaneous Fencing, practice compared to other sport or physical activity. reflejos
CoordinationHow much is developed to synchronize or harmonize body movements based on other people, rhythms or sequences while playing Fencing en comparación con las otras actividades físicas o deportes coordinación
AccuracyHow much will dominate specific body movements to achieve the same result to practice Fencing, compared to other sports or physical activities. precisión
BalanceBoth are able to control the body's muscles to prevent the imbalance by making Fencing unlike other sports or physical activities. equilibrio
ConcentrationThe ability to focus mind and senses intention to achieve a specific goal that is acquired by practicing Fencing, compared to other sports or physical activities. cuerpo-mente
ToningStylization of the body and muscle derarrollo pruduct of optimal levels of body fat that comes from Fencing, compared to other sports. tonificación
Calorie BurningThat many calories are burned while practicing Fencing, when compared to other sports or physical activities. quema calórica

  • Fencing suit
  • Mask
  • Foil
  • Sword
  • Gloves
  • Sox
  • Shoes
  • Chest protector



Combat sport where two opponents face each other whose main purpose is to touch the other with a blunted knife or without tip. These are called "fencers" when a fencer is touched by the weapon ("touché" in French) the contrary receives one point.

Is the art of defense with the handling of a weapon through a set of complex and fast movements. In the assault is established an exchange of thrusts and deceits with which the fencer measures the capabilities of the opponent in order to attack him.

Today is a sport of entertainment and competition that still maintain the rules and techniques that were developed originally for the purpose of the meeting go by as if it were a real weapon.

Fencing manages a highly diverse set of skills that makes it ideal for people of any age, youth use their reflexes and speed while adult intelligence and self-control.

Is considered the only Olympic sport of Spanish origin. In Puerto Vallarta is practiced only the style Sable.

Although the art of fighting with a sword had been forced education in the Roman legions, it is stated that fencing had its origins in the Middle Ages when the sword was used primarily as a defensive weapon to break shields and attack knights with shields. When is shown the gunpowder and firearms, edged weapons were moved to the field of entertainment and competition.

In Spain, the sword-fighting begins with the appearance of " El Manejo de las Armas de Combate” (“The Management of Combat Arms"), treaty of the teacher D. Pedro de la Torre. It was here that had its peak with the appearance of firearms, which resulted in the disappearance of armor, which won the largest number of fans who carried swords as part of an outfit or garment chivalry, as well as techniques that were adopted and increased complexity for the defense of Honor, which appeared at various schools throughout Europe.

In the XIXth century duels were forbidden and the arts of fencing for sporting purposes taught only by adopting the French language in the terminology of the regulations, in addition to the clothing of the handles, the glove, chest protector and mask of wire mesh.

Became part the Olympic program in the games of 1896 (Athens) and was until 1913 when it was created the International Fencing Federation, who so far organizes major competitions and is responsible for the Official Rules for these tests. Currently uses three types of weapons made of tempered steel, foil, sword and saber.

  • Official Rules of International Fencing Federation.
  • Singles matches last three periods of three minutes, separated by one minute of rest. Win the first who win 15 touches or whoever takes more when time runs out.
  • In team each member fight against the other three of the opposing team. The first assault ends when one team reaches 5 hits, then 10 and so on until the ninth round. If at the end there is a tie, is played on an extra minute.
  • The touchs are registered by lights with the help of electronic system. A fencer has a light of one color and the other a different one.
  • The referee stops the assault each time a light goes on, and resumes the match from the guard position.
  • The foil must touch with the tip the opponent's torso to get a hit.
  • The sword is scored with the tip touching any body part.
  • The saber is scored by touching the top of the body including the arms.


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Club Esgrima Vallarta
Fencing Lessons
Tel: 297 0356
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Eugenio Davidson
Fencing Instructor
Tel: 297 0356
Ariana Aranda García
Fencing Athlete and Instructor, "Sable" specialty.
Tel: 322 111 0350
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... that the moment whet is burned more calories by exercising is just after the wake up?
If you're in the office use "dead" times to relieve stress, do stretches of arms and legs, turn your head and feel more relaxed.


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