The Classical Fencing Podcast

Orthopaedic Grips

May 5, 2021

It is an article of faith among classical fencers that classical fencing can only be done with French or Italian grips.  In reality during the classical period (1880-1939) there was widespread experimentation among fencing masters and prominent fencers with various orthopaedic designs to improve control and accuracy in weapon use.  This episode also provides suggestion as to how you can incorporate orthopaedic grips in your classical fencing.

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