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Top 5 High School TV Shows

Some people just love high school so much that on their free time they want to watch TV shows about it. The main reason why TV shows that circulate around a high school do so well is because the main audience are teenagers. Many teenagers feel  they can relate to the characters in the show that […]

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Fencing Tournament

Every year the fencing team has their annual tournament towards the end of the school year. The only high schools with a fencing team are Irvin and Chapin. Chapin’s fencing team is a little different. While Irvin does traditional Olympic fencing, Chapin does a mixture of that and HEMA (Historic European Martial Arts). This is […]

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Samurais and Ninjas

The first thing you think of when you hear about swords probably has to be either ninjas. samurais, or fencing. All of those were old methods of military training. Both samurais and ninjas were mostly used in Asian countries, and fencing in European countries. Samurais were a type or military nobility in Japan. They were […]

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Fencing in Military

The first gun was made sometime in the 13th century, and they weren’t used in the military till the 17th or 18th century. Before guns, many military’s used swords and knives and such. Many militaries were trained by fencing before they converted to guns. The conversion to guns was slow, so even when they has […]

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Why is Spongebob so Popular

Unless you’ve been living under a rock since the 90’s, you know what Spongebob is. If you don’t, I’ll explain. Spongebob is a popular long running kids TV show that aired it’s first episode in May of 1999. Many people who grew up in the 90’s and the earlier 2000’s should remember this show. It […]

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Fencing Attacks

In fencing, there is no particular technique you have to follow. You can follow one that’s commonly known by fencers, or make up your own. Some techniques might not work for you, which is why it’s easier to make up your own and see what works for you. You can always blend two techniques if […]

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What is Netflix’s Defenders?

If you’ve had Netflix for a while, you’ve probably stumbled across one of the Marvel series like Daredevil or Jessica Jones. The first show to air was Daredevil. Soon after it’s season 2, Jessica Jones was released. Then after that was Luke Cage. This month, March 2017, the Iron Fist series will be released. All […]

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The History of Fencing

Fencing can be traced back many years ago. Of course, it all started from swordsmanship and duels (also self defense). Modern can be traced back to Spain, where a few books on fencing were written by Diego de Valera in 1458-1471 (it’s unclear when the actual date was). Shortly after, dueling was banned by the […]

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John Wick TV Show?

     Releasing it’s first movie in late 2014, John Wick has managed to gain a big following behind it. As of writing this right now, there’s only two movies that are released. The creators of the story have stated that they have written many storylines about John Wick, and a TV show isn’t so […]