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Uptown Fencing: Engarde in Harlem [Video]

Fencing in the Schools and their program at Democracy Prep in Harlem just got featured on Vice Sports. Watch the video here: You shouldn’t have to go to a private school to fence. – Tim Morehouse Tim Morehouse has parleyed his silver medal from the Men’s Team Saber event at the Beijing 2008 Olympics...

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How to Clean a Fencing Mask

Time to wash it Over time, and many bouts of use, you may notice that your fencing mask has a bit of a stench to it. It’s time to figure out how to clean your mask, or to plug up your nose while fencing! All fencing gear gets sweaty, but a fencing mask isn’t something that you can just toss into the washing...

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Felcia Day fences in her Flog!

Felicia was concerned with torn nipples, but no worries we have breast guards! Felicia Day took at trip to Swordplay LA to get a fencing lesson. Check out this video where she learns some footwork, warms up, and gets dressed out for some saber fencing. To respond to a couple of Felicia’s comments: Yes Felicia,...

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How to Clean a Fencing Mask

Time to wash it Over time, and many bouts of use, you may notice that your fencing...


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