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Wheelchair Fencing

Cat A


Movement or coordination affected in the legs to a moderate degree.

Movement in both legs affected to a high degree.

Movement in the lower trunk and legs affected to a high degree.

Absence of one leg below the knee.

Absence of  both legs below the knee.

 


Category A is for Épée fencers with movement affected at a moderate to high degree in the legs or the absence of limbs.

These fencers all have good sitting balance, enabling a good lunge motion forwards in attack and backwards lean in defence. They have full movement range in the fencing arm.