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    Quick answer: from what you describe the distance...

    Quick answer: from what you describe the distance is closing rapidly so you're probably looking at a ceding or opposition parry. Choice of parry depending on what line the coule is in and to...
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    Topics like this are fun, but you're asking a...

    Topics like this are fun, but you're asking a very open question. If this forms a detailed part of a fight scene I'm assuming you are looking for a very specific answer. To get there it would help to...
  3. Not trying to be argumentative, Jon, was just...

    Not trying to be argumentative, Jon, was just something that caught my attention and seemed relevant to the discussion. I'll suppress my curiosity and take your word for it.
  4. Thanks, Jon, how so? Has the competition become a...

    Thanks, Jon, how so? Has the competition become a part of Leon Paul and no longer independent?

    Chris makes a fair point, but surely shouldn't be too difficult to cover yourselves with appropriate...
  5. Jon, have I missed something? I know you're...

    Jon, have I missed something?
    I know you're running this at the LP Centre and you work for LP and LP is obviously a business and VAT registered...
    BUT isn't the competition itself an independent...
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    No amount of conditioning makes up for poor...

    No amount of conditioning makes up for poor footwork technique. Find a good coach to teach you good fencing footwork and practise until it's second nature. Don't underestimate the importance of...
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    Um... Hi! :D

    Um... Hi! :D
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    Hi Nick, Please don't have it in May! At that...

    Hi Nick,

    Please don't have it in May! At that time of year you'll be competing with four opens in the same part of the world: Hampshire and Wellington (both already on BF calendar), Chichester and...
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    I agree. As sabre is a cutting weapon I can kind...

    I agree. As sabre is a cutting weapon I can kind of see the logic, but I don't think it makes much sense for foil. Referees with a bit of experience can tell the difference between a beat and a...
  10. Southampton University host 'Fight Night'

    On behalf of Southampton University Fencing Club:


    Fight Night

    "On Friday 11th October Southampton University Fencing club are hosting an exciting evening of fencing, featuring some top UK and...
  11. Funnily enough, the communication over the Club...

    Funnily enough, the communication over the Club and Coach Conference seems to have been really good. BF are really pushing it - social media, website, e-mails... they can obviously do it when they...
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    I would have liked to go, especially with it not...

    I would have liked to go, especially with it not being too far away, but I can't manage that weekend. Workshops sounds interesting and Christian Bauer has got to be worthwhile. Will BF video his...
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    OK, I know the general public tends to perceive...

    OK, I know the general public tends to perceive fencing as somewhat elitist, but isn't this taking it a bit far?
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    Why not buy a coffee for a local fencing coach...

    Why not buy a coffee for a local fencing coach and take your notebook? Better yet, e-mail British Fencing and they may well put you in touch with one of the female GB foilists. Then you can buy them...
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    You can buy my old one that has a hole in it...

    You can buy my old one that has a hole in it (repaired with copious amounts of gaffer tape) so that I can afford to buy a new leather one...?
    Although to be honest if they are going to revamp the...
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    According to the rest of the American MF team...

    According to the rest of the American MF team Chamley-Watson missed their interview with Karim because he had opted for an early night before the poules. Score 1 for the sensible approach... even if...
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    Lots of complaining on the comments thread when...

    Lots of complaining on the comments thread when they decided to interview James Davis during the WE L64. Could have recorded it and saved it for one of the gaps like the Limardo and Verwijlen...
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    Southampton Epee Club is also carrying on as...

    Southampton Epee Club is also carrying on as normal on Thursday evenings with no breaks. Visitors always welcome!

    http://www.southampton-epee.co.uk/
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    Was chatting to someone about this competition...

    Was chatting to someone about this competition today. Where does the prize money come from? Have they got a commercial sponsor or an individual with deep pockets? That kind of prize fund could be...
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    Nice concise, answers, there, thanks.

    Nice concise, answers, there, thanks.
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    wingnutLP: this glove has a lame cuff. I think...

    wingnutLP: this glove has a lame cuff. I think Red was asking (and I am interested to know as well) whether we can expect a version that doesn't have a lame cuff?
    This would appeal to people who...
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    Jack Boteler is the one to get in touch with for...

    Jack Boteler is the one to get in touch with for any kind of development related query. E-mail address at the bottom of this page: http://www.britishfencing.com/courses/referee/
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    That was pretty cringeworthy to watch. BUT Tennis...

    That was pretty cringeworthy to watch. BUT Tennis has McEnroe and Becker who are brilliant behind the mic, plus quite a few others who are very solid... even Henman seems to have gotten less boring...
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    Doesn't the definition you choose depend on the...

    Doesn't the definition you choose depend on the type of people you want to enter the competition? Or the purpose of the competition? I mean normally the motivation is something more than a vague...
  25. I have seen one of these before, a very very...

    I have seen one of these before, a very very battered version where the grey stuff has started to peel off. It was attached to a university foil which I tended to borrow for BUCS matches. Not a bad...
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