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ever get beat up by a bully as a child? ever wonder what would happen if you guys gew up, and then years later you run into this bully again, only to realize he is still a whole lot bigger than you, and have them kick your butt as an adult?
Almost happened to me this weekend.
i used to fence in MACFA in college. i was in a club team, and 'this guy' was varsity. I'd get trounced by 'this guy' all the time. i met him again at the reminikykdyukk tournament this weekend.
maybe nobody else will call you out on it, but let this blog show that i know you are a fraud. other people might not know enough to point out how ridiculous your workouts are, because they've never done ridiculous workouts. but i have. parachute runs... ha.
EVERYONE IS SO STUPID IN FENCING CAPS LOCK TO UNLEASH THE FURY
THE TYPE OF POSTS THAT ARE HAPPENING ON CHEST PROTECTORS AND LOSING IS NOT OKAY ARE DRIVING ME BANANAS. IF YOU HAVEN'T WORKED HARD, TRIED TO IMPROVE, AND ACTUALLY IMPROVE, THEN YOU KNOW NOTHING ABOUT TRAINING. IF YOU HAVEN'T FENCED GOOD PEOPLE, THEN YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT GOOD PEOPLE WEARING CHEST PROTECTORS CAN DO. YOUR OPINION IS NOT VALID. IT
I've still been training, but things are changing up a little. I was able to place 11 in D1AMF in SN, and i lost to someone very beatable, so i feel good. Prior to SN, i was able to work at a camp with some international fencers, of who the most notable were Aspromonte and Avola. Aspro is hilarious, and passionate about fencing. Avola is insightful and a huge hit with the ladies. After winning European Championships, he is also hope for "classical" foil fencers everywhere.... man that guy looks
In the last Atlanta NAC, I went 5-1. I felt great. Like a friggin G. That stuff got REAL. I was really happy with how i fenced, and also happy with who i beat. I made it past my first DE's as well, and that was tremendous. I seeded higher than i ever have at a NAC. It was still not good enough for points, but there were many, many things that i was happy about and that gave me tremendous confidence going into the Dallas NAC. I had to temper that confidence, and at the same time, i struggled with
Updated 01-25-2011 at 04:01 PM by Superscribe