Tag: swords

Fencing Foil History

The fencing foil has long been used in sword training. In fact, it get its name from the way that swords were detailed in order to make them safer to train with. Today, it’s one of the most popular forms of fencing that is used in training and competition. In the 18th century, the small […]

September 30, 2016 Blog, News Tags: , , ,

Fencers group picture

SilverSword’s choaces and fencers

September 26, 2012 Gallery Tags: , , ,

What is the advantage of a curved sword?

Why would the Crusaders have preferred straight swords while the Arabs and Turkish armies of the same period preferred scimitars? We know for a fact that the mechanics of the sword has a direct relation to its geometry. In curved blades the angle of the approach or the point of contact on the blade is […]

July 29, 2012 Blog Tags: , , , ,