• “It’s never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

    “It’s never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

    Rediscovering Fencing: Detailed Tips for a Safe and Effective Return Introduction Returning to fencing after a period of inactivity requires a gradual and mindful approach. Our bodies undergo a series of physical and chemical changes when we don’t train regularly. Understanding these changes is crucial for designing a safe and effective return plan. Understanding Body…

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  • Why do épée fencers attack when the opponent is raising the front foot?

    Why do épée fencers attack when the opponent is raising the front foot?

    Introduction: During a fencing bout, neither of the two fencers has the mathematical certainty that their action will be effective. For this reason, they look for moments to initiate their action that are not random during the course of the bout, but rather planned. One way to do this is to seek a slightly unfavorable…

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  • Time Management During the Fencing Bout

    Time Management During the Fencing Bout

    Game: How Much Time Left, What Do I Do Introduction: Often, when lacking extensive experience in fencing, individuals tend to behave in a consistent manner regardless of whether they are ahead or behind, or whether there is little time left in the bout or it has just begun. This exercise/game aims to focus particularly on…

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  • How to find your aerobic-anaerobic threshold!

    How to find your aerobic-anaerobic threshold!

    Discovering Aerobic and Anaerobic Thresholds Using a Heart Rate Monitor (Comprehensive Guide) Introduction: Measuring your aerobic and anaerobic thresholds is crucial for optimizing your training and maximizing your sports performance. In this article, we will delve into how to uncover these thresholds using a heart rate monitor, with a specific focus on the Conconi Test,…

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  • Use Your Heartbeat to Train at Your Best

    The Importance of Heart Rate in Training Your heart rate is a key indicator of how hard your body is working during exercise. By tracking your heart rate, you can ensure that you are training at the right intensity for your fitness level and goals. There are five different heart rate zones, each of which…

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