Stick-fighting, the French Way


Canne de Combat is a form of fencing with canes. The origins of the sport are ancient, going back to a time when gentlemen found they were not safe on the streets of Paris. Many took lessons in boxing and fencing as a form of self-defence. I have written a couple of articles on canne:

Canne de Combat

French Cane-fighting 101

I hope you have time to check them out. This classic photo is by Ollie Batts, and was taken in Cambridge, at our gym.

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