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General Mental Training

The Fencing Coach Code of Honor

The other day, I was fencing at a tournament at the Maryland Fencing Club, and noticed that the salle’s head coach, Greg Paye had placed

General Mental Training

You Know You’re Going to Lose

This weekend I faced a teaching moment that came from an unlikely place. My sons were all taking turns at a video game. My oldest

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Yale Researchers affirm the Hot Hand in Sports

Having a “hot hand”, going on a run, being “on fire”. Across all sports there are examples where an athlete seems to suddenly be unstoppable – hitting every action, or nailing every shot from the field. The idea of the “hot hand” in sports is something widely believed, but there has not been any scientific or statistical proof to back it up.

Mental Training Video

Zen Warrior – Chess Master: Video

A new sport psychology video has been released that discusses the necessary psychological shifts between the analytical and intuitive (or active) mindsets during a fencing

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The Effort Effect

“We insist on giving our best effort in everything we undertake.  Furthermore, we see a huge difference between “good mistakes” (best effort, bad result) and