Horror Stories About Fencing Safety to Tell Your Students and Teammates

In a recent study on Olympic sport injury rates, Fencing ranked among the safest sports listed. Given the fact that Fencing is a combat sport rooted in duels to the death, it should come as a surprise that such a ferocious sport would be safer than say, Badminton or Table Tennis. Yet, our equipment is (mostly) refined … Continue reading Horror Stories About Fencing Safety to Tell Your Students and Teammates

Providing Clarity to Confusion: a Veteran Referee’s Perspective (Guest Post)

This is a guest post from Mary Frye, a seasoned referee and member of the FOC. Mary notes that "this isn't from the FOC as a body per se, but from myself, as a member of the Domestic Assignments Committee  (DAC) of the FOC.  I suppose I'm splitting hairs a bit here, since a lot … Continue reading Providing Clarity to Confusion: a Veteran Referee’s Perspective (Guest Post)