Ballet is Fencing as Interpretive Dance

Ballet has its origins as a dance interpretation of fencing.

Ballet emerged in late 15 century Renaissance court of Italy, as a dance interpretation of fencing, and further developed in the French court from the time of Louis XIV in the 17th century. This is reflected in the French vocabulary of ballet. Subsequently, after 1850, ballet flourished in Denmark and Russia. It was from Russia […]

Korfanty Cup: Photo Gallery

Mariel Zagunis (USA) in action at the Korfanty Cup in Chicago, IL.  Zagunis took 2nd in the individual women's sabre and 1st in the team event with Team USA.  Photo A.Timacheff/FencingPhotos

Amy Timacheff shares photos from the 2012 Korfanty Cup Men’s and Women’s Saber World Cup. (Full gallery below the initial photo.) “People” From Korfanty Cup Chicago 2012, posted by on 6/25/2012 (100 items) Korfanty Cup Chicago 2012 ©AmyA.Timacheff/FIE/FencingPhotos.com Korfanty Cup Chicago 2012 ©AmyA.Timacheff/FIE/FencingPhotos.com Korfanty Cup Chicago 2012 ©AmyA.Timacheff/FIE/FencingPhotos.com Korfanty Cup Chicago 2012 ©AmyA.Timacheff/FIE/FencingPhotos.com Korfanty Cup […]

Posters from the 2012 European Championships

Italy made sure to feature their athletes in posters for the 2012 European Championships held in Legnano, Italy. Here are a few of them: