Courage and Collaboration: Why sabre makes you a better person.

  Why learn sabre? You can get into a lot of hand-waving aesthetic arguments about the beauty and elegance and history of fencing and whatever, but that’s a hard sell to make to someone who’s not already committed. There’s plenty of books and blog posts out there arguing about how it makes your kids (and … More Courage and Collaboration: Why sabre makes you a better person.

Waratah

Sydney Sabre has gone into hibernation. We started preparing for this a month or so ago, when the first reports of COVID-19 escaping Wuhan hit the news. Initially, we hoped to be lucky – Australia is the lucky country – and catch the incoming cases as they were detected, like Taiwan or Singapore or Hong … More Waratah

Flash

Back in 2013 when we were just starting out, an acquaintance of ours in Korea sent us a (now sadly defunct) video link of a national tournament, in which some enormous fencer in unmarked gear was mauling the bejeesus out of Kim Junghwan. “Who the heck is that?” we asked. “He is high school student! … More Flash