No, this is a variation on a circle parry and a counter circle parry. Both are commonly taught in French and Italian style foil fencing.
A circle parry is when you avoid your opponents blade by moving your blade around theirs in a circle. A counter circle parry is circling around your opponents circle so that they can’t get their blade past to stab you.
When two fencers know each other well, this often happens. It becomes a game of chicken, it only ends when someone is willing to risk leaving an opening so that they can launch a different attack.
The foil version of this happens at least once a practice on my college fencing team. The only difference is that the blades are horizontal rather than diagonal.
Bolded for sadness
OUCH MY HEART
Motherfuck I was learning and it was neat and then you had to point that out why what’s wrong with you
Bite Sci-zed - My Scientific Journey
A ramble about how I got to here. Love, prayers, and good vibes, Boston.
For anyone struggling with where and how they fit in to science, whether it’s learning it or performing it, Alex’s story is one to watch. I just love how just a single teacher, or one special learning experience can turn it all around for someone. I think we’re on to something here.
Maybe I should do a video like this.
we went on splash mountain today
We’re in a stable relationship
I’m surprised you weren’t asked to leave for all that horsing around in the front
There is nothing about this picture that isn’t quality
like despite the couple in the front there’s the guy absolutely freaking out about them kissing and trying to protect jane crocker’s innocence
there’s those two people behind them that absolutely cannot believe what they’re looking at
and then there’s the guy in the back who is waiting for jesus to take him away from all this nonsense
I’ve been meaning to post something about The Big Bang Theory for a while now but it’s taken me ‘till now to really understand what it is about the show that makes me uncomfortable. I’m not exactly a believer in the whole “only write about the things you like, don’t trash the things you don’t” trend which seems to be plaguing comments sections in negative articles lately, but I wanted to be able to really examine why I don’t like TBBT rather than just slagging it off. My main questions being - Why don’t I like this anymore? Why do I feel uncomfortable watching it? And why do I get so annoyed when I see people sing its praises online? The thing which really sparked this post was seeing a raft of comments on Facebook, below the last round of voting in Television Without Pity’s Tubey Awards, claiming The Big Bang Theory to be “the best comedy on TV”. This made me angry so instead of posting an impulsive comment calling out their bad taste which I’d probably regret later, I decided to really analyse why seeing comments like that made me so mad when previously, although I didn’t really love the show, I’d never considered myself as disliking The Big Bang Theory.
Hell, I even have season one on dvd, it’s sitting right between Battlestar Galactica and Bored To Death in my alphabetised collection.
And here, I think, is where my problem with The Big Bang Theory lies…
I freaking love him.
He also bought his horse from filming of Sleepy Hollow because he heard that it was going to be killed after filming.
He once recorded his voice asking a girl in a coma to wake up, because her doctor said it might help.
Say what you will about his recent movies or his mutually exclusive relationship with Tim Burton, You can’t say that Johnny Depp isn’t a quality human being.
Johnny Depp is quite possibly one of my absolute favorite humans of all time.
He was best friends with Allen Ginsburg.
100 duders are building a 1:1 scale model of the continent of Westoros in Minecraft
Are you FUCKING kidding me?!
LOOK AT THIS SHIT
APPARENTLY I DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT THIS UNTIL NOW BUT HOLY SHIT. IM IMPRESSED, BUT WHY THO
AT THE FUCK
WHAT THE FUCK
WHAT THE FUCK
[loudly screaming at screen]
gives up on minecraft forever holy fucking shit no way no fucking way
Remember when Nickelodeon had attempted suicide?
Remember when Nickelodeon had actual suicide?
Remmeber when they had Mpreg
remember when they had a gay couple
Nickelodeon:Pushing the boundaries since 1977
they put squidward in hell
remember when nickelodeon had spongebob watching porn
Spongebob seems to be the culprit in much of this…
Remember when Spongebob had an anal rape joke?
Remember Rocko’s Modern Life?
Just. Rocko’s Modern Life. In it’s entirety.
lets not forget this
That last one holy crap