170 milliseconds. This is the time for taking a decision and attacking when you practice fencing. Such fractions of a second separate you from victory or loss.
To learn how to act under the pressure of time, contestants have to improve their every movement to the point of perfection. There is no place for hesitation or shortcoming there.
Read the story of Aniela Kozłowska, whose passion does not let her rest on her laurels and drives her continually to work hard on her skills.