Reminder: due to Independence Day, our Saturday July 4th practice is cancelled. We will resume our regular schedule on Thursday, July 9th. Given the occasion, here is some related artwork of historic American fencing weapons and accoutrements. They are drawings of one of Washington’s … Continue reading
Given the rather esoteric nature of classical fencing, it is not very common to find a close examination of a weapon from another age. However, historic Fort Ticonderoga has provided a detailed look at the craftsmanship and components of an … Continue reading
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