According to a new infographic, Hungarian fencer Aladar Gerevich is the 6th greatest Olympian ever. Taking into criteria such as the total number of medals, gold medals, individual gold medals, win percentage and the number of Olympic events competed in, Gerevich came out top over household names such as Usain Bolt
This is a test of archiving some old pdf scans of fencing magazines from the early 1900s. [scribd id=283555049 key=key-ZbKJ8tN4CQ4GR5sfGtHs mode=scroll] Here’s the file.
Maria Cerra Tishman, a US Olympic foilist who finished 4th at the 1948 Olympics, died on Jan. 24, 2015 at the age of 96 years old. In 1948, Maria earned a berth on the U.S. Olympic fencing team for the 14th Olympic Games at London. In London, Maria advanced through three preliminary rounds to reach the final […]
I enjoy fencing people who run a lot! It’s more satisfying when you set up a party riposte last second! For me the high intensity and high speed is so much fun and a great workout! Bam!
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 […]
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.
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 Gold Medalist Aron Szilgyi (HUN) watches his final bout from the London Olympics and talks through his tactics and approach to the bout.
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 […]
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.