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Fencing Flash Mobs this Sunday

The fencing flash mob is set for Sunday, Sept 7. This weekend the largest organized fencing flashmob will be staged as clubs worldwide are taking to their town squares or similar places on Sunday, September 7th to engage in a Fencing Flash Mob. The Italian Fencing Federation is launching #fencingmob, a worldwide flash...

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Dan Berke is in the mood to celebrate with the FIE approval of his Fencing Tournament Software We received news this week that the software Fencing Time has achieved FIE approval to be used at World Cup events! This marks a great milestone for Fencing Time and Dan Berke who has worked for years on this fencing tournament...

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This video replay call comes from Reddit. Take a look at the video here and read about how to call this action below: Who gets awarded the point? (Post from user toolofthedevil:) This particular call is hard. It further demonstrates the danger of only watching one fencer and looking for a mistake. If you only watch...

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