The Lunge: The movement starts with the front foot. The toes are lifted and the front swings forward with an extension of the knee. The front heel advances, skimming the floor, as the rear leg pushes with a vigorous extension of the knee.” -Istvan Lukovitch, “Fencing, The New International Style” (1958) If you’ve had a … More Let it happen: Fencing footwork based on natural gait
To celebrate the start of the 2015 season, here’s a piece of complete self-indulgence on my part. It’s like Alien v Predator, only good. More of this kind of thing, please.
We’re working on some new biomechanics projects at the moment. As regular readers may be aware, we’ve been interested in Gu Bongil as a beautiful example of how to move efficiently. While we were digging around for data, we found this. LOOK AT THIS ACTION. LOOK AT IT. LOOK AT HIS FEET. We had a chat with visiting biomechanics expert Kevin … More Space magic: Gu Bongil defies the laws of Nature, and also has rather good glutes.