Fencing weapons: Saber, sword, rapier
Weapons are one of the main elements of fencing equipment. What choice the child will use during training and competition depends on his choice. There are several types of fencing…

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Roman fencing
The appearance of the Roman warriors, their weapons and armor can be reconstructed according to archaeological sources. But, not content with the static picture obtained, historians seek to find out…

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Loop Mukhina: A tragic page in the history of Soviet gymnastics
She was amazingly talented and persistent. Elena Mukhina was the absolute champion of the USSR and the world in gymnastics, showed an incredibly complex program, some elements of which are…

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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

Fencing for Seniors at Katana Club

In adulthood, an active healthy lifestyle is more important than ever. Regular physical activity in the elderly will not only maintain the flexibility of the joints, allow you to remain independent for longer and slow down the signs of old age, but will help increase energy, cope with some symptoms of the disease and prevent the appearance of fencing for the elderly – chanbara pain.

In addition to the benefits for the body, fencing also helps to maintain sharpness of mind, reaction, memory and good mood. Physical activity when fencing with canbar, katana, sporting weapons is your ticket to a healthy old age. The Japanese conducted a study and found that, according to statistics, those who practice exercises with the katana sword live 10 years longer and look 10 to 15 years younger than those who do not. Continue reading

On the anniversary of the collaboration of Michael Schumacher and Mercedes

At the end of the year, Mercedes will mark a round date from the beginning of cooperation with one of the best drivers in the history of Formula 1, Michael Schumacher. If you think that everything began in 2009, then you are mistaken – their relationship this year will be 30 years old.

In the mid-80s, Mercedes decided to return to big motorsport after a 30-year hiatus. To do this, they found a partner – the Sauber team, which competed in endurance races. Officially, their cooperation began in 1985, when the Swiss team put up their prototype C8 with a German engine at the start of the “24 hours of Le Mans”. Continue reading

Roman fencing
The appearance of the Roman warriors, their weapons and armor can be reconstructed according to archaeological sources. But, not content with the static picture obtained, historians seek to find out…

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MUSKETERS GAMES - ARTISTIC FENCING
Do you think the musketeers now live only in books, and the pirates only saber in the Pirates of the Caribbean? I assure you, the romance of a cloak and…

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Rapier or epee: how Tajik fencers train
Fencing in Tajikistan is developing rapidly: there are good athletes not only in the capital of the republic, but also in other cities. Sputnik Tajikistan spoke with Secretary General of…

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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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