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Travel Considerations for Competitive Fencers

There is nothing easy about competition season. Training takes a ton of hard work and dedication and then, just to add to the stress, there is often a lot of travel involved. These tips will help you to plan for a healthy and less stressful tournament season. Plan Around School or Work Breaks Remember – […]

December 14, 2018 Blog Tags:

4 Cool Holiday Gift Ideas for Fencers

The holiday season is here. Whether you have a new or seasoned fencer in your life, you are probably wondering exactly what type of gift would really appeal to their tastes. We have some easy but cool ideas to get you started. Private Lessons We get it — we really do. Private lessons cost more […]

December 1, 2018 Blog Tags:

Fencing and Social Media: A Guide for Parents

Your child has really grown during their fencing lessons. You love watching their training sessions and competitions are exciting and fun for you as a parent, too. You’ve tried to document every aspect of his training with photos of new uniforms and gear and looks of sheer determination. But what are you doing with those […]

November 14, 2018 Blog

5 Tips for New Fencing Students

As a new fencing student, it’s important you develop strong practice habits from the very beginning. It doesn’t matter if you’re training casually or gearing up for your first tournament. Developing strong technique early on will make it easier for you to transition into a heavier practice schedule or to competition training as you progress. […]

October 14, 2018 Blog

How to Stay Energized and Focused on Long Fencing Days

Whether you’re at a long training clinic or away at a tournament, there are some days in your fencing career that are going to be just plain long. True fatigue can have a huge impact not only on your physical abilities, but your mental strength as well. The activity, gear, and long hours can do […]

September 14, 2018 Blog

Fencing During the School Year: Finding Balance

While some kids naturally do well in both sports and school at all times, others need a bit of guidance when it comes to juggling life obligations. We’re always happy when a child discovers his love of fencing and wants to spend more and more time training, but we also recognize how important it is […]

August 30, 2018 Blog

Fencing: It’s Not All About Competition Season

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 you need to advance in the […]

August 14, 2018 Blog, News

Fencing 101: Hygiene Etiquette

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 of time in close quarters, which […]

August 3, 2018 Blog, News

Nutrition Tips for Serious Fencers

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 Your Water Water is one of […]

July 18, 2018 Blog

Learning to Control Your Emotions When Fencing

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 process the things you are feeling, […]

June 14, 2018 Blog
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