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Convergent Evolution in Fencing Styles   4 comments

Convergent evolution: n, the appearance of apparently similar structures in organisms of different lines of descent. Essentially reaching the same solution derived from two different starting points. The advantages created by flight lead bats, birds, and butterflies to create wings.Visually the wings appear similar: large, thin shapes to help the creature fly, but structurally they […]

Posted August 4, 2013 by Letia in Italian Rapier

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It’s Like Soup   Leave a comment

Today Rory and I discussed Fabris’s Extended fourth guard and discovered that…. Fabris’s Extended Fourth Guard is like chicken soup with a side of cheese toast! No really it is, and I don’t even eat chicken soup…. Fabris’s extended fourth guard is when you have the blade in fourth (suppinated/palm up grip), the arm fully […]

Posted January 22, 2012 by Letia in Musings

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