[LMB] Re fencing, was (OT:) Personal News

WILLIAM A WENRICH wawenri at msn.com
Wed Jan 5 13:05:11 GMT 2022


I have read that the reason fencing isn’t popular as a spectator sport is that it’s so fast you actually can’t see what’s happening.
>From my quite limited experience, the participants aren’t planning in the sense, “he did that so I’ll do this.” It’s all reaction.

William A Wenrich

  *   A sinner dependent on God’s grace.

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Subject: Re: [LMB] Re fencing, was (OT:) Personal News

I like watching fencing matches on You Tube also I've been watching
Japanese Kendo matches also. It's incredibly fast.

On Tue, Jan 4, 2022, 9:13 PM Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:

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> > On Jan 4, 2022, at 8:08 PM, Kathy Collett <kcollett at hamilton.edu> wrote:
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> >> I still have a mask, jacket, saber, foil, and a practice épée.
> >
> > I still have a foil.  I took fencing the year I was in England for 11th
> grade=lower sixth form, and then again at college, and briefly about 12
> years ago with a student fencing club here at Hamilton College.
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> I watched on TV the match where the American won her Olympic gold medal.
>  It was a reminder to all of the sword ’n sorcery readers how the very best
> fencer is the one who gets killed the fewest time.  That really applies to
> a wide variety of things that happen in life,
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