“At the end of the hallway and through a courtyard, I begin to hear the sound of tapping metal, sliding and tapping quickly again. Around the corner, there’s a warm glow coming through the windowpanes of a door marked “Salle … Continue reading
Maestro Jeannette Acosta-Martinez of the Martinez Academy of Arms has penned the first of a two-part series in The Historical Fencer on the culture of the salle. In her first article, Maestro Acosta-Martinez goes through the regulations and practices 18th … Continue reading
Congratulations to our fellow CCF fencer Francesco Giuseffi who won third place in this weekend’s fencing competition in the 2018 Show-Me State Games. He is officially the third best fencer in the entire State of Missouri!
Perhaps not readily apparent on our blog or social media, Columbia Classical Fencing is an eclectic group of interesting and talented people. Long-time members, some of whom have been fencing together for decades, are very much our family away from … Continue reading
Star and Isabelle Jones fence with sabres on the edge of a roof of a Times Square skyscraper, circa 1925.