170813 Renewals

No, we aren’t talking about renewing your USA Fencing membership, although you should have already done that by now.  Instead we are interested in renewals of the attack.  First, what is a renewal of the attack?  It is a conscious and distinct action to replace the blade on the target. …

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Summer Specials

This summer we will offer three special classes.  First some programming notes – the last date for our regular Tuesday Open Fencing is 27 June.  We will be closed on 4 July. Starting Tuesday 11 July at 7pm – THE ART OF THE DUEL – a four week introduction to…

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170305 Systems and Systems

The modern fencer faces a very complex tactical environment.  It is not enough to know blade technique and footwork – risk assessment, statistical influence of hits in the bout and the pool, timing control, distance control, retention of the initiative, energy and hydration management, management of the fencer’s psychological state,…

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