You know that the controversy over flicks has hit the big time, when the BBC is providing detailed coaching advice for how to execute and defend against them.  (Auntie Beeb appears to be a bit behind the times, however.  This article was written 5 years ago, before the new foil timing rules, but is being presented as part of a guide for understanding the sport at the 2008 Olympics.)

While browsing the BBC's extensive fencing coverage, don't forget their Olympic fencing slideshow, and miscellaneous other fencing videos and links.