Archive for September, 2009

Rapier Lesson September 25, 2009

September 25th, 2009 | 2 Comments

For the next month, I’m going to be traning pretty heavily for the Prima Spada of Cynagua tournament, on November 1st. On the conditioning side, I’m going to be roller blading to work and back for the rest of the time I’m at my job (about 20 minutes), and after that at least a 20 [...]

Rapier lesson September 22, 2009

September 25th, 2009 | No Comments

Continuing the theme from WMAW and on David’s Blog, we started moving into tactical actions more thouroughly this week. I’m trying to build up a series of tactical trees, each starting from a different initial position (in this case, from finding the sword on the outside). As these lessons progress, we will move into more complicated action sequences with greater depth.

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I am a fencing coach at Davis Fencing Academy, the Epee coach for the UC Davis Fencing Club, and an historical fencer. I hold a Provost at Arms certificate from the San Jose State Fencing Masters Program.

This blog contains my musings on historical fencing, and a record of private lessons given to my students.

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