Bringing a 500 year old wrestling system back to life

A few weeks ago I was in Eugene, Oregon teaching a seminar at the Northwest Fencing Academy. The day after the seminar I got together with school director Sean Hayes and his senior student Mark Kruger to work with them a bit on an historical intepretation project of a 1537 wrestling manual written by a…

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A model way of practicing

I’m blogging at your from beyond the internet……. oooOOOoooOOOooo!  heh heh.  Today I was going to write about the differences inherent in each of us (I thought I wrote about this but I couldn’t find it).  Take a look at this article. It’s wisdom though needs to be somewhat massaged for fencing. Basically the message…

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Boxing on Stage with Sordelet

Here’s an excerpt from Ring of Truth: In Studio Theatre’s Sucker Punch, the Sweet Science Is an Art by Chris Klimek   Roy Williams’ script sketches most of its fights lightly, using only few words of stage direction. Not until the climactic bout does the 44-year-old British playwright offer a round-by-round prescription of how goes the war.…

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