Doesn’t everyone wish he could fence?.....It is violence refined into beauty, it has associations with love, honor and suicidal pride. We think of great fencers-unlike great footballers or junk-bond salesman-as superior beings: air and fire, rather than earth and water. We think of Cyrano, Zorro and the Three Musketeers.
James Traub GQ 1994
Monday, April 6, 2009
Photo courtesy of John Rae
My fave for the night: slow small advance...take the blade in 2....large fast advance, followed by tiny advance.