I Learned Fencing

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    I Love It, But...

    I don't love the uniforms. At least Nike's picking up on it with the shoes. And I want cute sabres. Blehhh. Just my 2 cents.
    savemeimlost savemeimlost
    26-30, F
    Aug 24, 2012

    I start it when I was 11.

    It was sort of weird, when you put the jacket on it feels like putting a Leotard on (don't ask me how I know). But now I'm really good at it!
    MtnDewForever MtnDewForever
    18-21, M
    Aug 21, 2014

    Lucky

    I want to learn fencing I learned how to fight with swords through trial and error but its not the same....
    demonhunterwolf demonhunterwolf
    18-21, M
    May 11, 2013

    I Loved It!

    Many years ago I joined a group called The Seven Arrows Fencing Club. What great fun! Two of the leaders were a Wiccan Priest and Priestess. One guy there was also into western quick-draw competitions. A very interesting and fun group. I was never very good with a Sabre, fair...
    Lampwick Lampwick
    51-55, M
    9 Responses Mar 10, 2009

    Fencing Is My Passion

    I began fencing some five years ago and I was initially resistant to the sport. I liked being the chick who sat in the corner and read all day so I didn't look forward to getting out and doing things with people. Fencing however, became the thing I love to do most. I started out...
    AnnaRea AnnaRea
    18-21
    Aug 18, 2013

    I Sure Did

    I grew up on a farm and in doing so I learned to fence at a young age. There is always fence to be built or rebuilt on a farm and it is hard work. :)
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Sep 15, 2011

    Let's Just Say 'i Took Lessons'

    I don't think I learned much, but it was a lot of fun!  My husband and I took lessons together and I think there was more horseplay than there was actual practicing.
    ShewhoisEvolving ShewhoisEvolving
    56-60, F
    Jan 21, 2008

    Not of My Own Free Will.

    i had to take lessons for a couple of years as part of the after-school program at montessori school. i hated it. it was under the tutelage of an angry russian man who made us call him "maestro". he wasn't very cuddly, to say the least. i remember him screaming at...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Jan 21, 2008
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