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  1. I was there throughout all of both days, and I...

    I was there throughout all of both days, and I thought the event ran well generally. I thought that the standard off refereeing at foil was consistently very good. Armoury was good, refreshments...
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    As the day progressed I thought it would be...

    As the day progressed I thought it would be Richard's, he seemed on form and seemed interested enough to want it, I thought he'd overcome Marcus this time, but in the event he couldn't crack open his...
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    Men's Foil Final

    It really was! I spoke to Tofy afterwards and he commented that there was no way he was going to open up against Marcus as Marcus is so tight in defence that he just takes him to pieces and that he...
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    It seems that BF have got the link to the final...

    It seems that BF have got the link to the final ranking wrong, it's going to the final tableau.
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    Dear plenty, I didn't suppose you were being...

    Dear plenty,
    I didn't suppose you were being critical, I am always happy to debate any aspect of coaching. I intended my comment on 'opponents with 2 swords' to be flippant and something of a joke....
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    Oh, there are some things I do with 2 foils. I...

    Oh, there are some things I do with 2 foils. I think it's more a matter of individual coaching habit. Changing hands somewhat 'secretly' and surprising the pupil has a place and is something I do. ...
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCpwGY_3to4[/url]...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCpwGY_3to4[/url]

    I 'entertained' myself by watching this lesson a few times, it's beautifully ridiculous almost to the point of being sublime, and I confess to...
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    Entry list

    Thanks for the link, I had been looking for this on the BF site but couldn't seem to get to it. I like how they have listed the teams by the name of the individual who made the entry!..........Very...
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    You might know Simon Whitbread (very good fencer...

    You might know Simon Whitbread (very good fencer and coach) who coached sabre for us at Sheffield Buccaneers when he was at Sheffield University, and more recently fenced a few times at Sheffield...
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    Choice of coaching jacket.

    I have used an Allstar back zip jacket for some time with no sleeves and use additional arm, leg and foot protection as needed. For my next jacket I would get the Allstar version with short sleeves,...
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    New Fencing Club near Sheffield!!

    Mount St Mary’s Fencing Club is based in the fencing salle at Mount St Mary’s College. Starting on 28th October, the club will run from 7:00pm to 9:00pm on Monday nights. This club will be run by...
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    Fencing Ladder Competition

    I often use a ladder format for informal club competitions which involves fencers keeping records of their results on their own score sheets. This works very well and is good fun, try it out and let...
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    Hi Jason, Yes, I know Les Jones. He is indeed...

    Hi Jason,

    Yes, I know Les Jones. He is indeed a fine coach.
  14. 3 lots of 2 minutes.

    Seeing the suggestion that one change which could be made would be reducing the time for D.E. bouts to 3 lots of 2 minutes, we experimented with this at Sheffield Buccaneers on Wednesday. The...
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    Being Professional

    This article has certainly got it's heart in the right place. However, perhaps the more meaningful question to ask is - who is a good coach? and this wouldn't always be the coach who produces...
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    Coaching early

    When it comes to younger coaches, check out this I filmed today at Hymers College where I coach on Fridays. I got the kids giving each other little fencing lessons, this is 9 year old William giving...
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    Ha Ha! like the video. I once asked Barry why...

    Ha Ha! like the video. I once asked Barry why they use wire that breaks so easily and he replied that because it's transparent you can see where the breaks are, which to my mind wasn't really an...
  18. Very interesting discussion. An observation I...

    Very interesting discussion. An observation I would make is that where a fencer advances and compels their opponent to retreat, if this 'preparation' is performed effectively, the retreating fencer...
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    and the guy was 3rd seed.

    and the guy was 3rd seed.
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    David Alexander 2nd - Score 15-11.

    David Alexander 2nd - Score 15-11.
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    Live feed seems to be back, David Alexander in...

    Live feed seems to be back, David Alexander in the final against Roland Schlosser AUT is what I am seeing.
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    David Alexander V3 D1, looks like someone might...

    David Alexander V3 D1, looks like someone might have scratched, says that there were supposed to be a load of South Americans who failed to turn up and the poules are a mess.
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    And let's get behind a fencer many of us know -...

    And let's get behind a fencer many of us know - David Alexander, fencing for Ireland who will also be there.
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    One improvement to look at - I used the weapon...

    One improvement to look at - I used the weapon 'self check' facilities (after my weight turned out to be lighter than those being used by the referees), and in the short time I was there I saw...
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    Believe me EdwardHyde - I come in many disguises!

    Believe me EdwardHyde - I come in many disguises!
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