First competition in over 20 years

Discussion in 'The European Art of Fencing' started by Daniel Sullivan, Nov 19, 2013.

  1. Daniel Sullivan

    Daniel Sullivan Grandmaster

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    On the Saturday after Thanksgiving, i will be fencing in my first tournament in . .. . a very, very long time. I'm preregistered for mens epee. Hopefully, I will acquit myself well.
     
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    Just remember.

    Hold the dull end. Hit them with the pointy end.


    Good luck. :)
     
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    Good luck! Kick some posterior!

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    -Mark
     
  4. Daniel Sullivan

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    Got it; pointy end goes into the other man. :D
     
  5. Daniel Sullivan

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    But wouldn't that be a cardable offense? :p
     
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    Good luck. Sounds like a lot of fun.
     
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    Apparently I've been doing it wrong. That explains a few things.
     
  8. Daniel Sullivan

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    Just watch the Mask of Zorro. Antonio Banderas explains it perfectly.
     
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    Good luck! Enjoy the experience.
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    Sukerkin Have the courage to speak softly

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    Acquit yourself with honour, my dear friend :bows:.
     
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    Thank you all for your well wishes! Next Saturday is the day, so I'm in prep mode.
     
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    We're ready!
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  13. Daniel Sullivan

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    Well, I did better than I was expecting, but not as well as I'd hoped. However, it was a lot of fun. Fourth in my pool (2 & 3), made it to DEs and then got out on a 15-14 loss. I did not lose any of my bouts by more than one point. Planning to do it again this month!
     
  14. Carol

    Carol Crazy like a...

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    Well done! Look forward to hearing about your December tournament as well. :)
     
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