Tales of Epic Black Cards

In the lore of fencing whifferniny, no badge of dishonor resonates with more epic power than that of a fencing black card. Eurosport enthusiasts would believe that the penalty card system ends at yellow and red; but, Fencing is so cool that you can get a black card, which means you’re knocked the F out…

The Washington Times– A parent’s guide to fencing tournaments

The people-watching associated with fencing is often as entertaining as the sport itself—and this couldn’t be truer when it comes to watching parents during a tournament. Parents during tournaments can range from enthusiastic cheerleaders to coaches (either actual coaches or parents who think they know something when they don’t) and to parents you would think…