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Fencing

The act of buying stolen property with the intention of re-selling it to unsuspecting persons. For example, a person may steal jewelry to sell to a middleman (called a fence), who then re-sells it a buyer who may or may not realize that the jewelry is stolen. Fences profit from paying low prices for the stolen property and re-selling it at retail prices (prices comparable to those on the legitimate market). Fencing is illegal in most jurisdictions, but it may be difficult to prove in court.
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But I learned sword fighting at drama school and then at the Royal Shakespeare Company so I'm no stranger to the art.
She said: "Learning sword fighting has been like a cross between martial arts and gymnastics.
But she also likes the fun of sword fighting -- even though it may have little relevance in today's world.
I love the sword fighting - even if it's a bit gory.
Tickets are now available for Aston Hall in Candlelight, which will see the 17th Century brought back to life through period drama, music, comedy and sword fighting displays.
Knowledge of sword fighting was essential but insufficient; fighting with pikes, axes, daggers, and bare hands had also to be mastered, the latter two as components of sword fighting, and the techniques of fighting on horseback remained relevant despite the increasing prevalence of infantry warfare.
Galleon Dawn will be one of Digital Bridges' most beautifully animated games yet, packed with hand-to-hand combat, sword fighting and a rich storyline.
On August 26 and 27, four knights representing North, South, East and West will compete in a series of combats, ranging from archery to sword fighting.
See a demonstration of the training required in sword fighting for the ballet and hear about the ballet's new SWAN program, which encourages ticket holders to host social gatherings attended by dancers.
Summary: A grand production of the cinematic classic, with chariot racing, sword fighting and a cast of 200, is heading to Rome.
There will be a medieval encampment to explore, strolling minstrels, sword fighting, a sword fighting school, combat displays, junior jousting skills and drills, storytelling sessions of spellbinding myths and legends and the barber surgeon.
The new year will see Tamworth youngsters learning jousting, sword fighting and circus skills in school time as part of an innovative project funded by the Heritage Lottery.