The first of two Refereeing Webinar of the Fencing Confederation of Asia was held from October 23 to 25, 2020. This webinar was dedicated for Asian federations belonging to GROUP 1 comprising referees from West Asia, South Asia and Central Asia. Eight countries were represented namely: Jordan, Kazakhstan, India, Iran, Lebanon, Nepal, Saudi Arabia, and Syria.
26 participants joined the session for FOIL, 18 participated in the EPEE session, and 24 referees were in the SABER session. FCA Referees Commission Chairman DR. EYAD MAGHAYREH (JOR) conducted the theoretical part which included a lecture on General Principles and Penalties addressed to all the participants. He likewise handled the refereeing techniques for EPEE. Mr. MEDHAT ELBAKRY (EGY) handled SABER while MADR VILEM (CZK) led the session for FOIL.