Videos of the Month – November 2014

fencing in Cinderella

There seems to be a lot of content coming out related to fencing recently. First there are the videos going up from the World Cup events on the FIE channel as well as a lot of animated gifs of great saber actions from the Sydney Sabre blog. I found a few others that I liked […]

Epic Sabre Compilation – Aron Szilagyi Fencing Highlights

Diego Occhiuzzi (ITA), Aron Szilagyi (HUN), and Nikolay Kovalev (RUS) on the medal stand.

Sydney Sabre presents their tribute to Aron Szilagyi (HUN), world #3 at the end of the 2013-2014 season, and reigning Olympic Champion in individual men’s sabre. He a blindingly fast, technically superb and frequently savage fencer.

How to Fence Epee – Fabian Kauter’s Fencing Guide

epee fencing

Learn the basics of epee fencing from Fabian Kauter: Fabian Kauter of Switzerland gives us complete guide to Olympic Epee Fencing, explaining the event’s rules, tactics and his own enjoyment of the sport.

Olympic Rewind: Aron Szilagyi watches his London 2012 Gold Medal Bout

Diego Occhiuzzi (ITA), Aron Szilagyi (HUN), and Nikolay Kovalev (RUS) on the medal stand.

Olympic Gold Medalist Aron Szilgyi (HUN) watches his final bout from the London Olympics and talks through his tactics and approach to the bout.

Michael Aufrichtig TEDx Talk on Big Moments

Michael Aufrichtig

Columbia University’s Head Fencing Coach (and newly elected USA Fencing board member) Michael Aufrichtig gave this TEDx talk discussing the importance of paying attention to the details and focusing on specific plans to improve. Pay attention to his point about 1-touch bouts:   About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth […]

Jedi Knight Elisa di Francisca

Here's the magazine cover.

Backstage video of Italian women’s foilist Elisa Di Francisca’s photoshoot for the new issue of SportWeek, on sale Saturday, May 17 with the Gazzetta dello Sport. She dons the standard fencing gear but also gets to brandish a lightsabre as part of the fun.

Video: Race Imboden vs. Yuki Ota

Race Imboden faces off against Yuki Ota (JPN) in the top-8

This video comes from the Seoul Men’s Foil World Cup via Lee Kyu Jin’s video channel. This is a Top-8 bout between Race Imboden (USA) and Yuki Ota (JPN). There’s a host of videos from the Seoul men’s and women’s foil events there, so if you have a favorite foilist on the FIE circuit, check the […]

Epee Footwork Series – Controlling Distance

Epee Footwork

Video series with Seth Baldwin and Cody Mattern on epee footwork. In this series, Seth Baldwin and Cody Mattern demonstrate the most effective drills for learning to assess and control distance.

Video: 2014 Ivy League Fencing Round-Robins Highlights

2014 Ivy League Round Robins (Video)

The Ivy League Digital Network recaps a dramatic 2014 Ivy League Round Robins at Brown University. The men’s title was split by Harvard and Columbia while the Princeton women claimed their fifth straight title.

Nikishin tops Podium at Heidenheim

Gold medal match - 2014 Heidenheim Mens Epee World Cup

Bogdan Nikishin (UKR) won his first event of the 2013-2014 World Cup season at the 2014 Heidenheim World Cup. This brings him to five Top-Eight finishes of the seven tournaments on the Men’s Epee circuit he’s competed in, with three of them being Top-Four results. He is currently ranked 5th in FIE World Rankings, only […]

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