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FIE Sabre Gloves – Required for US Fencing – Our Guide

Sabre fencers must have the FIE glove by October 1st USA Fencing has announced on July 24th 2015 that 800N Saber gloves are mandatory for all USA Fencing sanctioned tournaments starting October 1st, 2015. Since all sabre fencers now must have the new glove, and the season starts on August 1st, the time to order this...

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What’s Your Favorite Movie Swordfight?

Fencers love their movie swordfights. And we love to hate them for technical errors too. (Seriously, you wind up that much, you’re going to get your head taken off Kurgen!) Over on Vimeo user ClaraDarko published this tribute to movie swashbuckling and fighting with swords. Here’s the feature list: SONG:...

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You shouldn't spend all of your time at the fencing club to get ready for the fencing season.

Getting Ready for the Fencing Season: Training

You shouldn’t spend all of your time at the fencing club to get ready for the fencing season. Resources for planning and measuring your fitness and training for the 2015-2016 fencing season. Now that all of the schedules for the North American Cup (NAC), Regional Open Circuit (ROC) and Super Youth Circuit (SYC)...

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You shouldn't spend all of your time at the fencing club to get ready for the fencing season.

Getting Ready for the Fencing Season: Training

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Armory: Gear Guides

Sabre Fencing Glove

FIE Sabre Gloves – Required for US Fencing – Our Guide

Sabre fencers must have the FIE glove by October 1st USA Fencing has announced on...


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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

Over the past few years the hard blade cover has become a staple for a large number...


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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...


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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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