Author Archives: Scott

Practice Cancelled Today

Due to the unusual amount of snowfall and the forecast for additional, fencing practice is CANCELLED for today, January 12th, 2019.  Our annual awards ceremony and 2019 fencing goals will be postponed; Patrick will communicate a rescheduled date in a … Continue reading

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Salle d’Armes Coudurier, Paris

“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

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Etiquette in the 18th and 19th Century Fencing Schools: Part I

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

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Giuseffi Places at 2018 Show-Me State Games

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!

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Adieu to Two

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

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