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    Today, 12:19
    The video looks so old, however it was just year 2000. I am sure I had Milanoli in a couple of L64s at World Cups back then and he just messed...
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    Yesterday, 23:41
    See http://britishfencing.com/uploads/files/safety_guidelines_11_dec_2014.pdf Glove minimum standard being introduced only for fencing sabre. ...
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    Yesterday, 14:58
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    I totally agree with you on both points. If a contour mask or traditional style mask are worn correctly as per FIE rules they are really safe and...
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    Yesterday, 13:51
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    Which should be 'un-sportsmanship conduct' and result in a card anyway or a card for removing mask prior to a hit being given by referee.. Have...
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    Yesterday, 13:44
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    Unless a referee does not check whether it is closed correctly. In the same way that with traditional mask can come off if referees do not check...
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    Yesterday, 12:06
    Compete membership is required for all 'proper' competitions, whatever age-group.. Had the discussion on this exact issue for the Epee Under 10...
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    Yesterday, 12:01
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    (cf. m.8, m.9, m.12, m.13, m.16, m.17, m.23), only apples to weapons.. Masks are m30 onwards I think.
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    Yesterday, 12:00
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    I do not resist improving mask safety, but it depends what is defined as improving mask safety. The safety at FIE events only effects a tiny...
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    Yesterday, 11:28
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    As Gav says - over-reaction.. I have seen far more badly fitted masks at kids events than adult events. Parents buying a mask for 'a child to...
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    Yesterday, 10:47
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    I think it is read as every time they come on guard with non-conforming equipment they get a yellow card, as such the referee never starts the fight...
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    Yesterday, 10:35
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    Looking at BF Guidelines - On legal responsibility - e) The Rules for Competitions make it clear that each fencer is responsible for the safety...
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    Yesterday, 10:20
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    As a referee you have to take some form of responsibility for safety, whether there is legal responsibility for under 18s or not. If they are not...
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    -6th December 2016, 19:36
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    I have not seen close up, however maybe the issue is how the wireless pack is attached as it does seen to get in the way of the original design of...
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    -6th December 2016, 15:13
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    The mask may have been adjusted correctly for the previous 4 matches, I do not know. Masks need to be checked on every match, and actually every...
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    -6th December 2016, 15:07
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    Great, I did wonder why this had come up as I thought the problems were corrected. Apologies if I am mistaken as I do not have access to...
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    -6th December 2016, 12:51
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    Not sure what the current objection to the contour fit masks with the strap is, as the old problem was fixed I thought for FIE fencing (less so...
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    -6th December 2016, 12:36
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    I am in no way saying that the skull cap design with retaining strap is less safe than traditional type masks, they are very comparable if both are...
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    -6th December 2016, 12:25
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    In 2014 with the contour masks the issue was the main failure point was not at all easy to check at weapon control or visually by the referee if...
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    -5th December 2016, 23:48
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    Just playing devil's advocate - Are you going to stop selling traditional style masks if you feel they are so dangerous? Or do you agree they...
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    -5th December 2016, 23:46
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    The other examples do need more detail really however they have all been shown before. The Hurley one has the similar situation with the tongue...
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    -5th December 2016, 23:28
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    I see fencers wearing traditional and contour masks at all the elite epee competitions and regularly have to sort out masks, both traditional and...
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    -5th December 2016, 14:40
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread Torino (MF/WF) in A-Grades
    Very clear that this is referees fault for not ensuring the mask is fitted properly at the start of the match. There is a huge gap between the...
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    -4th December 2016, 13:52
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread MS Gyor 2016 in A-Grades
    Beat Spain 45-42, then lost to Poland 45-19. End up 14th...
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    -4th December 2016, 10:58
    cesh_fencing replied to a thread MS Gyor 2016 in A-Grades
    Curtis Miller had a good start with a 5-4 win in the first bout, however slipped away after that. Korea winning 45-20. Have Bulgaria in 9th to...
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    -28th November 2016, 13:43
    That is in itself pretty worrying..
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    -28th November 2016, 12:15
    That is an appeal to the ranking/selection teams to make an across the board decision. I personally think it would be great if each weapon could...
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    -28th November 2016, 10:31
    Giving points retrospectively, without others knowing they could get points from attending an event would be the worst of any solution.
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    -28th November 2016, 09:35
    The competition calendar is generally quite full, let alone suitable available venues. Obviously do not know for sure, but sometimes the choice...
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    -28th November 2016, 09:29
    There will be Vets who like or dislike this change. I understand the Vets committee are making this change to improve the selection scheme as...
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    -27th November 2016, 16:05
    Two last 32s and Laura Sheffield still going in the last 8 by the looks of it today. Results at -...
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