-Improves focus and concentration
-Utilizes strategic thinking, problem solving, tactical consideration
-Rewards decisiveness and competitive spirit
-Emotional management and reduces stress under pressure
-Increases strength and explosive speed
-Flexibility, balance, and coordination
-Aerobic and anaerobic exercise
-Improves endurance which increases cardiovascular health
-Activity leads to lower obesity which has been linked to lower medical costs over time, longer lifespan, and academic and social success
QUEEN CITY FENCERS CLUB
-Fencing is an individual sport, and thus success is an individual responsibility, but being part of a club or team provides the support of a team environment; fencing really has the best of both worlds!
-Equal, if not greater, opportunities for women as more colleges support women's fencing than men's
-Low injury rate means that fencing is safer than most sports!
-Fencing has one of the highest proportions of college scholarships available in respect to its number of high school senior competitors; this is especially desirable when you consider that every Ivy League and most of the top colleges in the country have a fencing team