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Old 07-31-2014, 11:08 AM   #10
jason taylor
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Default Re: Is there any advantage to using a saber ?

I was told somewhere that saber emphasized reflexes while foil has more strategems. I remember watching some of Mariel Zagunis' bouts and they were usually short fluries of motion before the buzzer rang. Nothing like the stereotyped Dread Pirate Roberts vs Inigo Montayo kind of thing.
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