I have been telling myself over and over again that it doesn't matter but today I read the final results from Columbus and saw I fell 10 places in thr ratings. It felt like a cow kicked me in the stomach.
It does matter and no matter how much I try to sugar coat it or deny it, it matters.
I need to drop this pretense... which probably no one believes anyay... and admit that I want to win every single damn event and figure out how to fence smarter.
I need to
I just returned from Columbus, OH where I finished 51 out of the DII pool and lost my DE with #14 seed and finished 41 out of my DIII pool and lost my DE with #16 seed. I hd decided to grab a bag of dark chocolate M&Ms to help me wake up on the strip and discovered it did absolutely nothing for me. A few sips of Diet Coke would have been better. Apparently, it only worked before because I believed in it and I've lost faith. Drat!
I won two bouts in both competitions and my main
Perhaps the most important principle of training--one which is possibly overlooked more than any other and which has a tremendous impact on the art, science, and business of coaching--is that, in order to be most effective, everything that happens during a fencer's training should be designed to be fun.
A lot of coaches (and fencers) have the confused understanding that fun is detrimental to learning and that the best, most "serious" training is hard, grueling work that the
Wanted: Female roommate willing to tolerate grouchy old woman sabre fencer who will be focused upon fencing, not partying. A room with double beds is reserved at the Broadmoor for the Colorado events.
I had been talking about going to wheelchair fencing, but now that it is more of a reality I am not sure I am so thrilled about it. To quote Seinfeld, “Not that there’s anything wrong with it.”
I just came into the office this morning for the first time since my seizure. I looked at my day calendar and I cannot believe I have been gone for a month. I was able to go to my Board of Directors meeting in Phoenix yesterday and it knocked me for a loop. I get tired so quickly. Of course,