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#425257 - 02/19/10 01:09 PM Advice training for fencing
the n3cr0p4th Offline
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Hey guys, basically like the topic says, there's a Fencing tournament coming up in about 4 months that I just signed up for and I'd like some advice on how to train for it in my spare time (what sorts of exercises/drills etc.), in addition to the classes I take every week.

Right now, I just take a class every Saturday, and do a 30 minute jog/walk and a 2 minute sprint on most days when I don't have too much homework.

I've got about 6 or 7 months of experience in Saber which is what I signed up for, but I also have 2 or 3 months of experience in Foil from when I first started Fencing.

Thank you!

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#425261 - 02/19/10 03:16 PM Re: Advice training for fencing [Re: the n3cr0p4th]
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Unless fencing venues have changed an awful lot, you will be in action on a strip maybe four feet wide and many yards long. Practice advancing and retreating (used to be a right foot lead at all times except for lefties) to build up your speed and endurance.

By the way, will these bouts be old style with four judges and a head referee or will they be electronic, like in the Olympics?

Oh, yeah! Have fun!

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#425274 - 02/19/10 10:31 PM Re: Advice training for fencing [Re: iaibear]
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It'll all be electronic, but there'll also be a judge to make sure everything is correct and to explain the action.

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