My nine year old, Mylène, has been training at Cutting Edge since last summer. She’s passed all the bronze modules, she did a full season of novice… Read more “Guest Post: My daughter’s first big tournament”
Which of the sabre en garde distances from this season do you prefer?
Fencing for kids: play or not?
One of the most popular posts in this blog over the years has been the one that gives you information about how to wash your fencing gear. And… Read more “A comedic take on washing your fencing gear”
It’s Valentine’s Day! For me it’s a day to reflect on the people and things we love, not just a burning love for one individual (although I… Read more “What do you LOVE about fencing?”
Originally posted on welcometothecircusblog:
So I’m sitting here in the airport, my flight delayed, after a devastatingly disappointing tournament. I am thoroughly sick of fencers, of competition,…
I recently received a letter from an adult who is fairly new to fencing. In it, this person described how they are struggling with the upset feelings… Read more “Letter from one adult fencer to another”
This is a poem I felt inspired to write after many life events in the past few months: participating in the Women’s March in Austin, practicing at… Read more “The Fencer: a poem”
This is a post written by Maestro David Sierra (aka “my fabulous husband”). Written with the idea of sharing his thoughts on what it takes to produce… Read more “Guest post: The 3 Layers of Fencing Training”
Last weekend I got to compete in two veteran women saber events at the NAC in Richmond, Virginia. *Yay! The slump appears to have abated! Although it… Read more “Ageism at the Fencing Club”