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  1. See Hannah Fence: How Fencing is Like Academia

    by , 01-21-2014 at 02:36 PM

    Interested in your thoughts!
  2. Liberty Philly Cup epee open 1/19/2014...

    by , 01-20-2014 at 08:00 PM
    Arrived quite early while the foil competition was still in pools. I got a chance to hang out, watch some foil, chat with Coach Nick and Joe C, who were doing both competitions.

    Running laps around a couple of strips, I stepped on a foil weight and hurt my ankle... Meh. Not too bad, but ouch. Stupid. Walk it off. Don't think about it.

    Time for pools. Mine was a pool of 5. Won my first bout against Dave N. Wrist and arm touches.
    Brandon N, a foilist, beat ...

    Updated 01-22-2014 at 07:58 AM by jeremyb215

  3. Note 2014 Jan 18 – Second Class

    by , 01-18-2014 at 05:14 PM
    Second Fencing I class. Gathering / warm-up was Simon Says. I always get a kick out of it because we’ll progress through Advance, Retreat, Double Advance, Double Retreat (Simon Says No Galloping!) into Lunge. What gets nearly all of them is Simon will say “Lunge”, we’ll check form, and then I’ll say Recover. Usually everyone recovers; Simon didn’t say it. Moans and groans..

    Passed out gloves and had the students keep distance while smacking their opponent’s glove. Cautioned them to ...
  4. Watch Them Play

    by , 01-17-2014 at 04:03 PM
    Over the past 30 years, Bruce Brown and Rob Miller of Proactive Coaching LLC have been conducting a survey of college athletes in order to better understand the experience of kids involved in sports. One of the questions Brown and Miller ask is, "What is your worst memory from playing youth and high school sports?" You might expect the answer to have something to do with a particularly painful loss or maybe grueling practices. But the main response is actually, "The ride home from games with my ...
  5. Notes 15 Jan 2014

    by , 01-15-2014 at 08:28 PM
    Going to try and post more frequently so they aren't epochs..

    Last night's Adult session was another no-show. Mark can't make it for personal reasons and told me there would be someone coming on Tuesday and can I make it. Wonder why we even have this session booked. I spoke with Chris about advertising the Adult session more.

    Shoulder still acting up, but sure I'll be there. I was in the Y around 7pm, in the room by 7:30pm and left at 7:45pm, and was the only one in ...

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