French grip

A grip used for foil and épée that consists of a slightly curved block of wood or aluminum wrapped in a rubber grip-tape.

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  • French grip (disambiguation) — French grip may refer to:* French grip, a grip used for foil and épée swords in the sport of fencing * French grip (percussion), a technique used to hold drum sticks and mallets …   Wikipedia

  • Grip (sport fencing) — In fencing, the grip is the part of the weapon which is gripped by the fencer s hand.There are four types of grips commonly used today in foil and epee: French, Italian (mostly seen in classical fencing), a hybrid of these two known as the… …   Wikipedia

  • French furniture — comprises both the most sophisticated furniture made in Paris for king and court, aristocrats and rich upper bourgeoisie, on the one hand, and French provincial furniture made in the provincial cities and towns many of which, like Lyon and Liège …   Wikipedia

  • French Defence — White usually tries to exploit his extra space on the kingside where he can sometimes create a mating attack. White tries to do this in the Alekhine Chatard attack, for example. Another example is the following line of the Classical French: 1.e4… …   Wikipedia

  • grip — [OE] Grip comes from a prehistoric Germanic verb *gripjan, derived from a base *grip . Variants of this base produced gripe [OE] (which originally meant simply ‘grasp’), grope [OE], and possibly also grab. French borrowed it as gripper ‘seize’,… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • grip — [OE] Grip comes from a prehistoric Germanic verb *gripjan, derived from a base *grip . Variants of this base produced gripe [OE] (which originally meant simply ‘grasp’), grope [OE], and possibly also grab. French borrowed it as gripper ‘seize’,… …   Word origins

  • French telephone — noun telephone set with the mouthpiece and earpiece mounted on a single handle • Syn: ↑handset • Hypernyms: ↑telephone, ↑phone, ↑telephone set • Part Meronyms: ↑handle, ↑grip, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Matched grip — Holding drum sticks in an overhand matched grip. Matched grip is a method of holding drum sticks and mallets to play percussion instruments. In the matched grip each hand holds its stick in the same way, whereas in the traditional grip, each hand …   Wikipedia

  • Traditional grip — (also known as Orthodox grip) is a technique used to hold drum sticks while playing percussion instruments. Unlike matched grip, each hand holds the stick differently. Commonly, the right hand uses an overhand grip and the left hand uses an… …   Wikipedia

  • Small sword — French officer small sword, c. 1815 The small sword or smallsword (also court sword, fr: épée de cour or dress sword) is a light one handed sword designed for thrusting which evolved out of the longer and heavier rapier of the late Renaissance.… …   Wikipedia

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