Attacking in sabre is about doing things perfectly, and 90% of it is having well-calibrated reflexes. … More Q&A: Drill where the student hits to coach’s head?
Long long ago, in the Precedented Times, a bunch of nerds who liked to play a fun sword-fighting game somehow managed to convince a commercial landlord to lease them an unloved vacant office space on Parramatta Road so they could have a place to play sword-fighting game more often. The doors opened to regular folk … More Sydney Sabre’s 8th Iso-Birthday
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
Question from one of my students after the Moscow Grand Prix the other day: “Hey, do you know what was up with the camera angles in Moscow? You couldn’t see what was going on at all.” Between that and the incessant cutting around, it made following the game a lot harder than it needed to … More Focus – Specialisation and Sabre Broadcasting
In May 2012, a handful of scruffy nerds from USYD Fencing Club moved into a super bland office space above a carpet shop in Stanmore, stuck some fencing strips to the floor, and started fighting each other. We had no proper coach and didn’t really know what we were doing. We had eight members. Somehow … More Seven years of Sydney Sabre