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.
Happy new year, everyone! I was going to post something from the epic ass-kicking that was the Kim v Szilagyi semifinal from New York. There’s a ton of seriously impressive 4m work from Kim in the bloodbath that was the second half, but I’m not allowed to talk about the interesting stuff. If anyone wants … More Do the thing: Kim (KOR) v Szilagyi (HUN)
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?
Here’s the next in our series of compilation videos profiling the most exciting fencers on the FIE men’s sabre circuit and what makes them cool. Totally subjective, no particular technical analysis thrown in, just amazing stuff. Here is the golden boy himself, reigning Olympic champion, world #3, most beloved by coaches and technical sabre buffs … More The Prodigy: The sabre game of Aron Szilagyi
This was inevitable, really. Gu Bongil, World #1, is a sabre prodigy with the most extraordinary attack of any fencer on the circuit. His lunge leaves biomechanics experts speechless and his counterparries are terrifyingly fast, but almost every other element of his game is built around a hilariously incongruous clumsiness. Word has it he’s rather … More I like the way you move: Gu Bongil (KOR): Epic Sabre Compilation