Eighteen years after the first Hammerterz Forum and 12 years after the last issue, Fechtschule America 2012 named three tournaments after this long-forgotten HEMA publication.
And as it happens, we made a spectacular discovery somewhere deep in the vaults of the Amberger Collection.
Coincidence? Continue reading
Group class vs. individual lesson?
The armed and police forces of the world had their choices made for them by virtue of the very number of recruits needing instruction.
But how did they get them to look good from a distance…
Posted in 20th Century, Fencers Magazine, fencing, fencing art, Fencing in the News, Saber
Tagged amberger collection, fencing choreography, italian saber fencing, Saber, saber fencing Italian police force, sciabola
Fencer’s Magazine: Can’t wait to see those at Nationals. We have an idea: Please submit your own suggestion for the most ridiculous fencing-inspired garment you’ve come across—for a FencingClassics Cabinet o’Horror!
We’ve always known it: Fencing is a veritable health panacea. Not only for the young… but especially for old codgers like us:
Fencing in the News: Health benefits for older fencers.
FencingClassics bids a fond farewell to an old mentor, friend, and adviser:
On December 10, 2011, one of the great fencing masters, scholars, and authors of the 20th century, Maestro William M. Gaugler, died of cancer in Sunnyvale, California.
We appreciate what you’ve done for us… Continue reading
Posted in 19th Century, 20th Century, Epee, Fencers Magazine, fencing, Foil, Saber
Tagged bill gaugler, italian school of fencing, Science of fencing, scienza della scherma, william gaugler
It took a snow plow to do him in.
Yesterday, the man who struck and killed fencing coach Dick Oles with his snow plow during January’s snow storm was convicted of leaving the scene of a fatal accident.
The Judge made a point of highlighting the driver’s cowardice… Continue reading
How often has this happened to you? Winning a tournament without allowing a single touch to be scored against you. Fencing the Perfect Game!
Caleb True recounts the one tournament where everything went right for him. Read it right here…
What makes a fencing master? And how is the body of knowledge he (or she) is supposed to transfer to his students to be defined?
Dr. William Gaugler explores the historical background of fencing accreditation and codification… Continue reading
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Tagged fencing diploma, fencing instruction, fencing master, fencing regulations, fencing rules, FIE, william gaugler