Ever wondered what it’s like to duel with a sword or rapier?
This 6-part documentary introduces you to the intensely competitive actions of the sports fencer and the elegant traditional moves of the classical duelist.
See bouts at fencing academies in the USA and in distinguished fencing clubs in London. Hear fencers on their inner thoughts about what it’s like to outwit an opponent.
Through exiting close-ups, the fast moving action of duelling weapons are captured with a clarity rarely seen on TV or in movies. Slow motion segments let you see that magic moment of a “hit” or a “near miss”.
Fencers interviewed include the legendary Dr Aladar Kogler, Dr William Gaugler and Mark Holbrow.
Plus 5 chapters:
Classical and Sport Fencing
A State of Mind