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    Junior Women's Sabre Tournament: North West...

    Junior Women's Sabre

    Tournament: North West Sabre
    Date: 30 August 2015 - 13:30

    Place Name Member # Born Club(s) Region Country ...
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    North West Sabre U20 Results

    Junior Men's Sabre

    Tournament: North West Sabre
    Date: 30 August 2015 - 09:30

    Place Name Member # Born Club(s) Region Country ...
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    I was once given a rule that's been pretty...

    I was once given a rule that's been pretty sensible (given my travel fun):

    "Don't take anything on carry on that you're not prepared to either throw away or post back to yourself."

    All it takes...
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    Not advice, observation on various clubs around....

    Not advice, observation on various clubs around.

    It's still down to clubs and coaches to make decisions and enforce. No one else is going to do it, and if a coach decides it's acceptable...
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    Obligatory XKCD. https://xkcd.com/651/ ...

    Obligatory XKCD.
    https://xkcd.com/651/

    Manchester were quite accommodating. Despite being detained and questioned in a little room while flying out to Hungary (standard practice for me...
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    I'll wrap you from head to foot in tin foil and...

    I'll wrap you from head to foot in tin foil and see how you cope. :-P

    On a more serious note, each club has to make it's own decision, taking in to account liability, insurance, risk, etc.
    ...
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    I do wonder if that's still the case in referee...

    I do wonder if that's still the case in referee training though.

    In years gone by (wibble, wobble, wibble, wobble), we didn't have CEN1, CEN2 standards, it was either FIE or ... not. And referees...
  8. Thread: Darebee?

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    While I don't, it's interesting just how...

    While I don't, it's interesting just how *successful* the gamification of fitness has become.
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    I am giving serious thought to buying some of...

    I am giving serious thought to buying some of these.
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    I have a pen knife, and a few door hinges. I'm...

    I have a pen knife, and a few door hinges.

    I'm sure we can make it work.
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    The NW team doesn't ask for you to stand, only to...

    The NW team doesn't ask for you to stand, only to kneel (with padding).
  12. Facebook says YES!

    Facebook says YES!
  13. Facebook says no.

    Facebook says no.
  14. Great idea. May steal that one ;-)

    Great idea.

    May steal that one ;-)
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    Good grief. Things do go wrong. Had the...

    Good grief.

    Things do go wrong. Had the rounds started before the redraw, or were they luckily enough to catch them in advance?
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    Knowing where you are would make a significant...

    Knowing where you are would make a significant difference to people trying to help.
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    I'm a saburer, rather than an epeeist, but as a...

    I'm a saburer, rather than an epeeist, but as a coach, would be interested in seeing the testing process.

    Although saying that, you tested me for one of the previous studies you did.

    Would you...
  18. Budget Maraging will do it. Only blade I know...

    Budget Maraging will do it.

    Only blade I know where there's a half second delay between the action at the hand and the point.
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    Hi Lindsay, would you be so kind as to let us...

    Hi Lindsay,

    would you be so kind as to let us know when results are published?

    I'm pretty sure there's been a similar study done before, but more good quality data is always useful.

    Also -...
  20. British Fencing appoints Coaching Development Manager

    Coaching Development Manager Steve Kemp moved into the sport industry in 1998 as a coach and fitness instructor and has been involved in coaching since 1996. Steve joins us from the Oxfordshire...
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    I've got a *whole* load of stuff about this, but...

    I've got a *whole* load of stuff about this, but unfortunately, don't have the time to properly engage on the subject today.

    But what I will say is there are lots of factors to consider when...
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    I'd recommend talking to a coach in Turkey. I...

    I'd recommend talking to a coach in Turkey. I spent some time last year with Yağmur Cesur (listed occupation as Fencing). She's findable on Facebook, or if you PM me an e-mail address I can pass...
  23. "Manufacturers are reminded that: - Equipment or...

    "Manufacturers are reminded that:
    - Equipment or changes to equipment not submitted for SEMI Commission
    approval (earlier version of PBT sabre mask),
    - Equipment that does not work perfectly in...
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    Nope. But Rob's best enjoyed diluted one part...

    Nope.

    But Rob's best enjoyed diluted one part to four parts water.
  25. Thread: Flick Hits

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    Oh Gods, I'm not disagreeing with the hard...

    Oh Gods, I'm not disagreeing with the hard working, nor the flamboyant.



    And suddenly the stars aligned and the universe made sense. :-)
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