What is the GMU Fencing Club? Fencing is the modern Olympic sport of sword fighting. Fencing consists of three weapons, foil, epee, and sabre. The Fencing Club welcomes all those who wish to learn fencing or continue the sport. The Fencing Club competes in several tournaments located around Virginia and the outlying states. The Fencing Club has won the Baltimore Washington Fencing League in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.