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What is the difference between c and cut and thrust weapon?

A thrust weapon being rammed by forward movement into the opponent's goal, while the power is on a point and causes a dull thrust. In contrast to the cutting weapon the thrusting weapon is not designed to penetrate the target.
Thrust weapons consist of various materials and their weight is made dependent on the required impact force of the opponent's goal. Typical thrust weapons at the struggle to acquire a fortress for example, were heavy battering rams. Typical thrust weapons for human targets, for example, are the epee and the foil.

In epee fencing a hit is triggered when a force of 750 g is applied to the epee tip. The hit area in epee is the whole body. A right to attack does not exist in epee fencing, when both fencers hit simultaneously, even two is awarded a point. The total length of the sword measures a maximum of 110 cm, 90 cm of that correspond to the three-edged blade. To be able to fend off a hit on the hand or arm better, the epee guard is accordingly larger than the foil guard.

The foil is like the epee a pure thrusting weapon. Also in foil fencing a hit is triggered on the blade tip when applying force. In contrast to the epee this power must correspond 500g. The hit area in foil fencing is the carcass. In contrast to the epee fencing in foil fencing no double hits exist, but a right of attack. Must hit only the attacker or who attacks after a repulsed attack. A thwarted hit means that the defender was able to push off the blade of the attacker with his own. Now, the defender has the right to counter-attack. The total length of the foil is 110 cm, its four-edged blade is more flexible than the epee and also measures 90 cm.

In contrast to the thrust weapons such as the epee and the foil, the sabre is one of the cutting weapons. A cutting weapon has a cutting edge, where the force of the blow is used. Cutting weapons are only driven by the muscular effort of the owner and therefore they call themselves also edged weapons.
In sabre fencing a hit is triggered when the saber blade touches the electrically conductive jacket of the opponent or his mask. In sabre fencing the whole body from the waist upwards corresponds to the target surface. The hands are excluded as a target area, so the sabre has a bell and a temple that protect the palm. Also, the handle of the cutting weapons differs from the thrust weapons, foil and epee, he has no indentations for the fingers and thus can be hold arbitrarily.
The sabre fencing is normally faster than the foil fencing. As in foil fencing there exists for the saber fencing a right to attack as well as a parade duty. Each hit is determined by electronic hit display. Affect the sabre blade the opposing E-vest, mask and glove a hit is displayed. Invalid results are not displayed. The total length of the saber weapon measure a maximum of 105 cm, the rectangular blade becomes narrower towards the top and is at most than 88 cm long. Other examples of cutting weapons are swords, bats basket, bell bats, Sax, battle ax, Katzbalger, halberd or glaive.