Just realised I hadn’t posted this here. Might as well: This was made on request for a corporate group coming to do a 3 hour fencing session with us, just to give them a clearer idea of what the hell they were getting themselves in for. It’s pretty much what we teach people to get … More Intro to Modern Sabre Fencing
Continuing our series of Fencers I Want To See More Of In 2015: Bolade Apithy. Regular readers will know I have a soft spot for quick, aggressive fencers with powerful attacks and startling defense, and Apithy fits this description perfectly. We know from history he can make World Cup finals, and I’d very much like … More Close, but no cigar: Apithy (FRA) v Montano (ITA)
Yeah, I know, been ages. While club stuff is nuts over the next little while, I’m going to be returning the Epic Sabre Hit series to its roots and skimping on the hardcore analysis a bit. I’ll be leaving that stuff to Rob Cawdron, who’s got another column in the works as we speak. The … More Slick moves: Oh (KOR) v Wagner (GER)
Time for another compilation! The first time I saw Daryl Homer fence, I though the video software was buggy. The guy can move like bad stop-motion animation. He’s one of the smallest guys on the circuit, but what he lacks in reach he makes up for in sheer acceleration. That’s power, right there.
This is a guest article by Rob Cawdron. Rob is a Sabre coach based at Shakespeare’s Swords Fencing Club in the UK. You can reach him on Facebook. France v Russia – Kazan 2014: Analysis and Commentary France v Russia should always be fascinating match up, but recently these matches haven’t quite lived … More Guest post: Match analysis of Russia v France, Kazan 2014