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Thursday, August 27, 2020
Interview: Black Business Month
Recently USA Fencing reached out to ask me some questions for Black Business Month. They posted a nice write up on Instagram summarizing s...
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Resistance Band Work Out with Videos
Another work out series from camp. These can be done at home on your own, or in club. You don't need a partner but you'll need a...
Friday, July 17, 2020
On the Mats
Our last couple posts have been – and maybe some of our next couple posts will be; posts on exercises from the summer camps we are ru...
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Red Riding Hoods – Fleche and Other Footwork Training
This drill can be done by a fencer with their parent or friend. So it can be assigned as homework or it can be one parents can adopt t...
Monday, July 13, 2020
A Footwork Conditioning Exercise
Last summer I put together a sequence of footwork conditioning exercises for one of my students. He was really working at his fencing...
Sunday, June 28, 2020
Strangest Defensive Sabre Move
Among the questions my college students asked when I was fishing for topic inspiration was “what is the strangest defensive sabre mov...
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Are All Ratings Created Equally?
Several times over the last eight months a friend and I have ended up talking about perceptions of ratings. Most fencers and p...
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