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H. Angelo’s 1845 Target Rose Recreated

For the month of July, 2017, Columbia Classical Fencing instruction will take a brief excursion into the realm of cutlass and sabre. We will be training with short single sticks which are fast and satisfying to use. We will base … Continue reading

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Escrime Motion Studies, 1890

Étienne-Jules Marey was a French scientist and pioneer in several fields. His early work was in medicine, studying blood flow, but his studies ventured into locomotion where he engaged photographic analysis. His achievements include development of early motion photographic techniques … Continue reading

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Restored: H. Angelo’s Print — Highland Broad Sword, 1799

A beautifully restored version of Henry Angelo’s print illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson, The Manual and the Ten Divisions of the Highland Broad Sword (1799) has been posted to the web without indication of who did the restoration work — and … 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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