170917 The Salle Championships

This week we hold the 2017 Salle Championships.  We are devoting one weapon class for each weapon to this event: Monday for Foil, Thursday for Sabre, Epee, One Touch Epee.  These events are intended for the regular participants in those classes, and for our competitors who actively fence those weapons. …

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170903 Taking the Blade

As we have described before, there are three basic approaches to creating an opening with blade preparation in the attack.  You can get the opponent to move in reaction to your feint.  You can use percussion to move the blade from the line.  Or you can use leverage to open…

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