The Washington Times- An Interview With Five Time World Champion Peter Joppich (Part 2)

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2013 — In Part 1 of our interview series with Peter Joppich, we talked with him about his origins in fencing, his relationship with his coach Uli Schreck, and his ability to play the mental aspect of fencing with ease. In Part 2, we continue our talk with Peter about his training … Continue reading The Washington Times- An Interview With Five Time World Champion Peter Joppich (Part 2)

Breaking Down the Film: Junior Olympics JWE Semi-Final—Nina Sirico vs. Jennifer Horowitz

Period 1: Horowitz begins the bout pushing Sirico aggressively, preparing 6/8 feints. Ends with 1-1 double.  Sirico responds by moving in and out of the distance in the middle of the strip, trying a non-committal low-line preparation to test Horowitz’s reaction. Sirico allows Horowitz to respond by pushing her. Sirico responds with a perfectly timed … Continue reading Breaking Down the Film: Junior Olympics JWE Semi-Final—Nina Sirico vs. Jennifer Horowitz

The Washington Times- An Interview with Five Time World Champion Peter Joppich (Part 1)

WASHINGTON, February 28, 2013 — Prior to the 2000’s, foil fencer Sergei Golubitsky had arguably cemented himself as the greatest foil fencer of all time, winning three world championships in a storied career. At the turn of the millennium, a young German fencer by the name of Peter Joppich entered the international fencing scene and … Continue reading The Washington Times- An Interview with Five Time World Champion Peter Joppich (Part 1)