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Fencing: It’s Not All About Competition Season

14/08/2018By 0 Comments

While tournament season is an exciting time for fencers of all ages, competition isn’t the end-all-be-all when it comes to the benefits you can gain from training. It’s important to stay motivated and continue training throughout the year so that you can learn new skills and improve upon those...

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Fencing 101: Hygiene Etiquette

03/08/2018By 0 Comments

While it may seem like a common sense issue that shouldn’t need to be discussed, there is from time to time a need to remind students about some important personal hygiene issues that need to be kept in mind during fencing training and tournament season. Athletes spend a lot...

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Nutrition Tips for Serious Fencers

18/07/2018By 0 Comments

You’ve been training hard. You’re focused and determined. You practice with your coaches and team and you keep up with your personal training program as well. Are you ready to take your fencing career to the next level? It may be time to tighten up your nutrition plan. Drink...

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How to Be a More Supportive Fencing Parent

06/07/2018By 0 Comments

All parents want to see their children do well in sports. It doesn’t matter if it’s football, baseball, soccer, a martial art, or fencing. The desire to see our kids do well can be somewhat overwhelming. As a result, a lot of fencing parents try to push their children...

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Learning to Control Your Emotions When Fencing

14/06/2018By 0 Comments

Stress happens in all aspects of our lives, and that includes while we’re learning to fence and first competing. Even some seasoned fencers will admit to feeling as though their emotions are getting the best of them in training or during a match. While it’s important to acknowledge and...

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3 Books Every Fencer Should Have in His Library

31/05/2018By 0 Comments

As you embark on your fencing journey, you may find yourself enamored by the history and the techniques you’re learning. While it’s not uncommon for new participants to run out in search of videos and books on the subject, some people go a bit overboard, overwhelm and confuse themselves,...

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Fencing and Your College Application: What You Need to Know

14/05/2018By 0 Comments

Most people aren’t thinking of their child’s college prospects when they first sign them up for fencing classes. As they get a little older, though, the thought of what will look good on a college application becomes a very real consideration. It not only looks great in terms of...

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How to Keep Up Your Fencing Practice if You Travel a Lot

08/05/2018By 0 Comments

Do you spend a lot of time on the road for work? If so, you may find it difficult to keep up with your fencing training at your regular school. The good news is there are quite a few things you can do to keep up your training between...

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Adding Private Fencing Lessons to Your Schedule

14/04/2018By 0 Comments

Fencing is an incredibly versatile sport in the way it supports both team efforts and individual accomplishments. While training, students work with their coaches and classmates to perform drills and to help each other improve through sparring practice. At the same time, students compete individually, striving for their own...