Ask the Fencing Coach: Taking Your Time in a Bout

This question came from one of our favorite readers who is the head coach of a college club and competitor. As a reminder to our readers, we will answer any questions on all things fencing. We’re here to help! Question:  Good morning Fencing Coach Staff, Question for you folks regarding something that is giving me issues…

Persevering Through Disappointments and Losses

Originally posted on The Fencing Athlete:
Women’s Epeeist, Shin Lam of Korea, after her controversial defeat in the 2012 Olympics. Photo from TheGaurdian.com   The very nature of Fencing means that we have all experienced losses, frustration, and disappointments. Looking back, throughout my career there are a few such moments that still register strongly, and…