Archive for the ‘Cool’ Category

From the Archives – NCFC Patch!

April 3, 2011

Something uncovered recently in the club files — one of the old North County Fencing Club patches!

North County Fencing Club Patch

North County Fencing Club Patch

 

For the curious or uninformed, it’s significant because the current incarnation of the St. Louis Fencers Club came about when the NCFC and SLFC merged circa 1990.

More to come as the archives are dug into!

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Why’s Fencing Important?

February 25, 2011

— because you never know when you’ll need to know how to use a sword!

 

SLFC in the P-D!

May 13, 2010

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch just published a great piece on the Club!

PD SLFC Article

There’s also a video!

We’re especialy happy they captured not just the sense of history, but the all-ages nature of the club and the cameraderie. Thanks to journalist Greg Jonsson and videojournalist Oscar Durand for their time and outstanding work!

“Deadliest Warrior” is Back!

April 13, 2010

In general, fencers seem to love history and historical weapons so heads up:  Spike TV’s series, where experts test ancient weapons and combat techniques of two different historical fighters before simulating a battle to the death between them, is back with new episodes starting April 20, 2010 at 9:00 PM CT.

Ballistic gel torsos + Melee weapons = Awesomeness