Doping - magic pill or death mark?
Since ancient times, people have used various methods and means to gain advantages over an opponent. But in ancient Greece and Rome, those methods were slightly different than today. People…

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History of European fencing    
So where did European fencing come from? Obviously not from books, as you understand ... Francisco Lawrence de Rada undertakes to answer this question, for generations over the centuries must…

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"Stage (artistic) fencing"
Artistic fencing has long gone beyond the boundaries of theater and film sets, has ceased to be only the discipline of theater studios and universities and the exclusive privilege of…

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Types of Fencing

About 30 years ago, fencing was one particular sport. Now there are a number of sports and near-sports disciplines that can be called fencing. With fairly different rules and shells, what unites them is that one way or another the cold steel battle is simulated – which is fencing in the broad sense of the word.

For adherents of one kind or another, I’ll immediately declare that I’m not going to drown for one thing. I also do not consider martial arts such as kendo, slept, or naginatajutsu, since I know very little about them. In the review there will be only “European” fencing. Continue reading

Swords naked, nobles: 7 reasons to engage in fencing in 2019

Frenchwoman Jeanne Kalman began fencing at the age of 85 and as a result she lived for 122 years and 164 days! While you are considering whether to follow her example, we have selected several more reasons why fencing is so popular all over the world (136 countries are members of the International Fencing Federation).

7 reasons to do fencing
1. Fencing improves coordination
Sitting for weeks in the office, you are doomed to become more and more clumsy: an awkward elbow movement – and now a pile of papers is flying off the table … Balancing on a 14-meter metal path only one and a half meters wide while practicing fencing (studying various fencing positions), you quickly wean the body from such embarrassments. Continue reading

Take the ready
When talking about fencing, swords and rapiers, most imagine the times of magnificent balls and daring duels. And only a few associate this word with modern sport. Why is it…

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Fencing instead of fitness
Fencing kneads the whole body, all muscle groups and ligaments. Fencing is possible not only with a sword, but also with a sword. This sport enhances strength, endurance, mindfulness. Fencing…

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Sword tip and its setting
The joyful moments that a successful and beautiful injection delivers to the athlete are noted, as is known, by the burning lamp of the electric fixator. In order for an…

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Is it too late to start practicing Spanish fencing Destreza?
At what age is acceptable to engage in fencing, in particular the Spanish school Destreza? - It turned out that this question worries many readers. Today, fencing has several main…

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