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Op-Ed: Time for the FIE to Give a Black Card to Iran

Iranian Fencer Taher Ashouri “Sport is a great equalizer that can build bridges, transcend borders and cultures, and render even the fiercest conflicts temporarily irrelevant.” -Richard Attias During the 2006 World Cup finals, Cote D’Ivoire was immersed in a brutal civil war that had claimed the lives of thousands...

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2016 Rio Olympics

Road to Rio: Olympic Qualification Standings pre Worlds

2016 Rio Olympics The 2016 Rio Olympics are just over a year away. On the eve of the 2015 World Championships in Moscow I wanted to take a look on where the teams stood and what they need to do at the World Championships to be in position to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Here’s a quick update on how the various...

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How Race Imboden got to #1

Race Imboden – #1 in the world. (Photo via Brooklyn Bridge Fencing Club’s Facebook page) Race Imboden takes #1 Ranking in Men’s Foil with 5 podium finishes. Race Imboden has earned the top world ranking for men’s foil in the FIE World Rankings list. The 22 year old Imboden is a three-time Pan...

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Video

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Videos of the Month – November 2014

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Epic Sabre Compilation – Aron Szilagyi Fencing Highlights

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Armory: Gear Guides

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Uses for Old Fencing Blades – Tomato Stakes

Got a bunch of old fencing blades that you haven’t left at the club or thrown...


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How To: Make a Hard Blade Cover

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Making the call – Attacks in Foil

This video replay call comes from Reddit. Take a look at the video here and read...


The FIE

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Blueberries are sometimes called a superfood Do you ever get tired of reading yet-another...


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Only 1 in 4 Teens are Active Enough

Getting kids active at a fencing demonstration. A new study published shows that...


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