Tag Archives: 20th Century

Lucien Bull, Lunge Motion, 1909

Lucien Bull was  a pioneer of early high speed photography. A Dubliner who moved to France, Bull worked with Étienne-Jules Marey to develop techniques to record and study motion. Much of their work involved recording successive still images (a la … Continue reading

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1924 Fencing Demonstration

Given the upcoming Olympic Games, this video is again being shared in the fencing community. If you have not seen it, you will likely find it interesting. It features Gaudin, Ducret, and Parrodon with multiple weapons. Classical fencers will recognize … Continue reading

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Western High School Fencing Club, 1925.

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Staying on the Line

When one absolutely must stay on the line. Continue reading

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Historic Duels

Given our recent examination of the dueling sword, I thought a look at some video footage of historic duels would be of interest. If you are not familiar with the videos republished by YouTube user schlager7, they demonstrate interesting and … Continue reading

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