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Live Coverage of the 2009 Fencing World Championships September 22, 2009

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Written by Craig Harkins    
Monday, 21 September 2009 

Universal Sports will broadcast the 2009 Fencing World Championships live each day from October 3rd through October 8th at 10:30AM ET daily

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Local clubs, classes display skills straight out of the movies September 22, 2009

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September 21, 2009

Who hasn’t dreamed of engaging in swordplay? Movie lore has brought fencing to the big screen with swashbuckler movies like The Three Musketeers, Robin Hood, Zorro and Pirates of the Caribbean.

Even James Bond has it mastered in his repertoire of spy skills, brought to life in “Die Another Day.”

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U of Connecticut Fencing Club Discovers Mesothelioma-Causing Asbestos in Basement September 22, 2009

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Sunday, September 20th, 2009

Members of the University of Connecticut Fencing Club uncovered asbestos in the basement of Hawley Armory last week. A fencer then contacted the university fire department. The fencing club uses the armory to store equipment

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Silver Medalist Hanna Thompson Joins Fencing Coaching Staff September 22, 2009

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09/21/2009
 – Duke Sports Information
 
 DURHAM, N.C. – Hanna Thompson, who helped the USA Women’s Foil Fencing Team win the silver medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, has joined the Duke fencing program as an assistant coach

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Atilio Tass to Compete in Fencing World Championships September 22, 2009

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9/21/2009 4:51:18 PM Courtesy of Brown Athletic Communications

Brown University’s Atilio Tass will travel to Moscow this week to compete in the 2009 FIE Veterans World Championships. The leader of Brown fencing qualified for the Men’s Sabre 50-59 division by competing in three prerequisite events, and will have the chance to vie for a world championship in the division on Thursday

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vermont: Bigelow to teach fencing September 21, 2009

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BRATTLEBORO– M3play fencing for ages 9-13 will be held on Mondays after school.

The instructor, Ian Bigelow, has 10 years experience in fencing and in other martial arts. He now focuses on Italian Rapier (Renaissance form of fencing) and German Longsword (Medieval fencing form).

He is passionate about fencing and playing in Renaissance Faires and Society for Creative Anachronism events. For this program, Bigelow will focus on technique and control through cuts, guards, footwork and drills.

The cost is $112 pre-paid for six weeks, plus $10 materials/snack. For more information, go to www.m3play.org or contact Jeanne-Marie Sutherland at 802-380-8777

U.S. sabre team has bright future September 21, 2009

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Thu Sep 17, 2009

By Jason Devaney / Universal Sports

NEW YORK

Welcome to the Manhatta Fencing Center, where the U.S. men’s sabre team practices nearly every day of the week in preparation for the 2009 Fencing World Championships. And, of course, the 2012 London Olympics, the sport’s next biggest major on the schedule.

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hollywood club to open oct 1 September 21, 2009

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“located at the heart of Downtown Hollywood, near Young Circle and alongside its multitude of restaurants, shops and cafes”

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north carolina: New at Guilford College, the Fencing Club a smashing success September 21, 2009

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Amber Reese
Issue date: 9/18/09 Section: Features

Sunlight glitters on the veranda as a fencer takes a tentative step forward and begins a daunting attack on an opponent. The sound of metal on metal rings out as their blades meet again and again. Suddenly, the fencer lunges forward, scoring a point

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Jungletwins blog: decided to revolutionize the sport of fencing September 21, 2009

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The sport of fencing is in serious need of a revolution, based on the footage I saw last Olympics. First of all, they don’t even used swords- they use electrified toasting forks and turkey basters. Well, that’s what they look like anyway. And they don’t circle each other and yell Momma insults. The two competitors stay on a narrow little runway and jab at each other for about 6 seconds before what sounds like a microwave alarm goes off, and the match is over. Waiting for pop tarts is more exciting, I’m telling you

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