There are a lot of instances where both fencers make an attacking action at the same time and are looking for priority.
So you’ve never seen fencing before, you’ve just found out about foil fencing, and you want to know how it’s scored.
What is a Point in Line
Let’s let Mr. Imboden demonstrate for us.
Priority is a comparison of both fencers.
Just because someone has a bent arm, or is not super direct doesn’t mean that the other fencer automatically gets priority.