Author Archives: Scott

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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Star and Isabelle Jones fence with sabres on the edge of a roof of a Times Square skyscraper, circa 1925.

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Sir William on Contre-Temps

A two-part tweet from the Linacre School of Defense: …but what is so Composed and made up of Contre-temps, that one would think the greatest Art they learn, and aime at, is to strive who shall Contre-temps oftnest…” — LSD … Continue reading

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Practice 2/17/18 Cancelled

Local Club Members: Due to a significant number of fencers being ill, traveling, or unavailable tomorrow, CCF practice for Saturday February 17th is cancelled. We will resume our regular practice on Thursday night. In lieu of practice, and in keeping … Continue reading

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Swords Club, 1936

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