Lightspeed-saber fencing is safe, but only as long as the safety rules are followed and the head, neck, and the fine bones of the hands and wrist are properly protected. The following gloves are commonly used outside of Lightspeed but DO NOT meet our safety standards and should not be used.
NO traditional fencing gloves
NO motorcycle gloves
NO rapier gloves
NO work gloves
Any glove lacking protection for the inner wrist is NOT allowed (see photo).