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New Delhi, India, June 16, 2016, Mr. Aswani Kumar (Armyman, International coach, and referee) will conduct training from 7 June onward. Participants will also get a chance to practice with International medallist fencers. http://bbcrecordlondon.com/live/11-world/103496-pegasus-royal-fencing-club-started-sword-fencing-summer-camp-in-delhi.html   Pegasus Royal Fencing Club (P.R.F.C), a Delhi based fitness and… Read More »Press Release

A story from Vitali Nazlymov

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Thank you for sharing it Vitali Nazlymov Last weekend, visiting Columbus for my mother’s 70th anniversary, I made the mistake of asking Vladimir his thoughts on upcoming sabre rules changes. To my kids’ dissatisfaction, we all ended up in the gym in no time. Vladimir must… Read More »A story from Vitali Nazlymov

Unfolding of modern day fencing

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The unfolding of modern-day fencing The fifteenth century brought the beginnings of modern fencing. Spain had the first true fencers, and the first two fencing manuals were published there in 1471 and 1474, but swordplay guilds such as the Marxbruder from Germany began springing up… Read More »Unfolding of modern day fencing

Journey to OLYMPIC

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Fencing is one of only four sports that have been on every modern Olympic program since 1896. The men’s foil and saber events were on the 1896 program and the epee was added in 1900. But, because of major disagreements about the rules, France and… Read More »Journey to OLYMPIC

What is Sword Fencing?

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In last few posts we covered how fencing has traveled from war sword fight to modern days Olympic in post – Historical Development of Fencing Unfolding of modern day Fencing Journey to OLYMPIC Lets get into technicalities. We will cover what all is needed in… Read More »What is Sword Fencing?

What is Foil Sword fencing?

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As per Alexander Massialas I would describe Sword fencing foil as probably the most similar to classic dual of modern age. For visual please refer the video – Video by Alexander Massialas Target areas – BIB, Back, Torso, The Blade – 90 cm, It is made of special steel. It… Read More »What is Foil Sword fencing?

What is Épée Sword Fencing?

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The epee, pronounced as “EPP-pay” is actually a descendant of the dueling sword. Features of foil weapon – Like foil it is 35 inches in length But it is heavier than foil, weighing approximately 27 ounces It has larger guard to protect the hand from a valid hit… Read More »What is Épée Sword Fencing?