Back in the day, coaches received training at was then called Coaches’ College. Begun in the late 80s by the United States Fencing Association, its purpose was… Read more “Episode 12: Coaches’ Academy”
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?
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”
In honor of the start of Summer Nationals today, I have created four podcasts to help all of us competitors keep the important things in mind. Each… Read more “30-Second Coaching Podcasts”
Does the role society demands women play hold us back from achievement? What if we celebrated each other’s success instead?
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”