Time for something different today. Just for my own amusement, I’ve started making a series of videos profiling the fencers I follow on the FIE pro circuit, to show why they’re awesome and worth watching. First up is Kim Junghwan, current world #2. His game is sabre made of pure athleticism and combat instinct. It … More Chaos Theory: The sabre game of Kim Junghwan
Guest post from the team at Hot Fencer Of The Day The trope of the chameleon character is as old as the oldest oldness in Old-onia. The idea that one begins as an ugly duckling, goes through a series of character building experiences and/or makeovers (usually established with a visual montage), and is then revealed … More Warning: Tropes may….or may not be, exactly what they seem.
Guest post from the team at Hot Fencer Of The Day In an age of prolific visual stimuli, from selfies to snapchat, high end to low res, it was only a matter of time until Evidence Based Hotness Theory came to discussing the state of being photogenic. To define: A subject is photogenic if appearing … More Work that Photogenesis, baby!
Guest post from the team at Hot Fencer Of The Day In the land of Evidence Based Hotness Theory, it’s mostly always sunshine and lollipops (and daybeds and erlenmeyer flasks…..what?!?!) I mean, how could it not be? We are doing ground breaking research in to the science of hotness (SCIENCE!!!), we are on the cutting … More Ministry of Fencing
Guest post from the team at Hot Fencer Of The Day World Championships. They came, they saw, many kicked ass and some took names. But now a bevvy of the worlds best sabreurs are headed home (and with pretty much mandatory interesting flight connections, they might get there next week). Some come away be-medalled, some … More To Olga go the Spoils!