For quite a while, it seemed I had life figured out. I had survived all those “firsts”: renting an apartment, buying a car, getting a “real” job,… Read more “Fight Fear with Fear”
For multiple reasons, including moving our club + David breaking his ankle and being out of commission for lessons for close to four months + getting close… Read more “Return to Training”
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”
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”
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”
My answers to the Five Life Questions in my post from yesterday.
Five questions that will help you reflect on what is currently important to you and how you perceive yourself. Check them out!
This weekend I’ll be traveling to Richmond, Virginia to compete in two events: Division 1 and 2. I’ve done plenty of Division 2 events and feel ready… Read more “My first Division 1 event…gulp.”