Michael “Mergs” Mergens, is a USFA certified Armorer, Coach and Referee with over 35 years of experience in the sport of Fencing. He regularly works as the… Read more “Episode 11: Michael Mergens”
Carla-Mae Richards allowed me to interview her the first day of Summer Nationals this year. It was really intimidating because she is a legend in our sport.… Read more “Episode 9: Carla-Mae Richards”
A bit more of the reveal before the Big Day on June 1:
Who you are as a fencer reflects your true nature. Deep down inside, we all have a certain kind of warrior inside us. Take this quiz… Read more “Fencing Quiz: Who are you on strip?”
Which of the sabre en garde distances from this season do you prefer?
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”
It’s fun to win. That’s what we all strive for in sports. We want to be the best. Winning demonstrates we are literally at the top of… Read more “How to win at fencing”
This article will help you decipher the hand signals of fencing referees.
If you’re not offering a “free trial” class at your club, I would really encourage you to do so. A free, no-risk, no-pressure session is an easy… Read more “How to: Host an awesome free fencing class”
Each fencing season has its own trends. Fencers, coaches, and referees need to have enough flexibility to adapt to them and adopt them. I have noticed this… Read more “Fencing Newbie: What do the rules say about fencing with long hair?”