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Random quips, jokes and nonsense about fencing 0

Random quips, jokes and nonsense about fencing

What do you call a French Sabre fencer? – A Hungarian wannabee What do you call a Hungarian Foil fencer? – A French wannabee What do you call an American Fencer? – Immigrant ***...

Olympic Fencing 0

Olympic Fencing

One day, when the Olympics were held in England, Patrick, Angus, and Reginald wanted to get into the venue to watch the games. “Tickets, please,” said the gate attendant. “But we haven’t got tickets,”...

Fencing Glossary (humor) 0

Fencing Glossary (humor)

Abstain: French for “so sorry, I wasn’t paying attention.” Advance: Forward motion made by male fencers toward female fencers, usually resulting in a three-yard penalty, a red card, and a slap across the face....

Everything I Know About Fencing I Learned at the Movies 0

Everything I Know About Fencing I Learned at the Movies

The following are well-recognized scoring “moves” in fencing competitions. Some require additional props, but most can be improvised. The Back up the Stairs Retreat Usually executed mid-match, this maneuver features one combatant backing up...

Lock up Your Silver: There’s Fencers in Town 0

Lock up Your Silver: There’s Fencers in Town

You can pick them out of the crowd. They travel in little groups that have “Attitude” written all over them. They sneer. They like to jostle strangers and push elderly women into the bus...

Dave Berry on fencing 0

Dave Berry on fencing

To the Point, this Fencing is the Stuff of Soaps If you want to see a sport that combines the element of fast-paced action with the element of people screaming in French, you should...

Casey on the Strip 0

Casey on the Strip

The outlook wasn’t brilliant for the foil squad that night; The score stood seven bouts to five, with three more left to fight, And after Cooney’s body cord had snapped – and so he...