Reporting from the FIE Congress in Moscow: "The FIE has appointed a group of sabre experts (from a range of countries) to observe the testing of the new sabre en garde line and obtain feedback from athletes, coaches and referees at these events. This group will prepare a report which will be considered by the FIE Executive Committee at its meeting in February 2017. The … [Read more...] about FIE Extends Russian Box of Death “Test”
Yuki Ota was just elected to the FIE Executive Committee. Hopefully he continues the Fencing Visualized project as this kind of technology makes fencing even better to watch for the uninitiated and can produce some cool videos to recruit new fencers. In this video, "More Enjoy Fencing", Ota breaks down epee, foil, and sabres showing the basics of how to score in … [Read more...] about Fencing Visualized – New Video from Yuki Ota
Miles Chamley-Watson defeated Giorgio Avola (ITA) 15-10 to win the Prince Takamando Men's Foil World Cup in Tokyo, Japan. This is Chamley-Watson's first medal finish of the new season and his second time to the top-8. The Prince Takamando World Cup is the second event in the FIE Men's Foil circuit. Chamley-Watson was joined in the top-8 by teammate and Olympic Silver … [Read more...] about Miles Chamley-Watson Wins Tokyo World Cup
Just what are the best shoes for fencing and what type of shoes should you get? Do you need the high-end fencing shoes, or can you go with a budget model?
Just what are the best fencing shoes? What are the best shoes for fencing? Do you need to purchase high-end fencing shoes, or can you go with a budget model? Updated for the 2019-2020 Fencing season. Fencing shoes are a consistently popular topic of conversation online - you'll always see new posts, forum topics and reviews cropping up every day. Just what are the best shoes … [Read more...] about The Comprehensive Guide to Fencing Shoes
Athletes are competitive. Unfortunately, too many competitive athletes are also competitive drinkers, not to be outdone by their teammates. Ask any coach or college athletic director, and you’ll hear concern about alcohol and athletes—a dangerous duo, especially among team sports. Excessive alcohol intake is associated with injuries, poor grades in school, arguments, sexual … [Read more...] about Alcohol and Athletes