Alexey Yakimenko has a reputation for being a really cool guy: doesn’t make drama, hangs out with the fencers from the crappy teams, generally gets along with everyone. Once the mask comes down, though, the guy is a beast. His 4m game is one of the best on the circuit and his close-range parries are … More Run with the wolves: The sabre game of Alexey Yakimenko
No training means more videos. It’s time for something from Aldo Montano: Olympic champion, World Champion, flashy showman, wily tactician, spectacular athlete. What’s not to love?
Kim Junghwan smashed it last weekend at the New York Grand Prix. In the light of his spectacular win, I’ve updated his compilation video with a ton of new footage. Turn up the bass: Still the coolest fencer on the circuit.
Time for another compilation video! This one stars the reigning world champion, a brilliant tactician with a distinctive quick and jittery style. He’s not the most consistent fencer in the world, but when he’s firing he’s nigh on unstoppable. As always, turn up the music.
Sorry for the absence! I’ve left it a few weeks to see if anyone was going to post the videos from the Budapest world cup. Nobody has, so I’m just going to go ahead and do it. As previously discussed, Gu Bongil absolutely smashed this competition. The closest anyone got to him all day was … More Window of Opportunity: Gu (KOR) v Szatmari (HUN)