Tag Archives: Diderot
Angelo on Mounting and Choosing a Blade
Domenico Angelo’s L’Ecole des Armes Several historic texts on small sword and classical fencing have withstood the test of time. Few have resonated as well as Domenico Angelo’s L’Ecole des Armes, originally written in French and published in London in … Continue reading
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Just in Time for Thanksgiving, Something to Snack On . . . .
Next time you see him, congratulate Josh for doing pretty well in his first foil tournament. Staying true to his French roots, he even used his French grip! As a reminder, there is no fencing this Thursday. Instead, wear your … Continue reading
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