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Class Notes - Week of March 2, 2024

Welcome to March. It's going to feel a lot like January on the fencing side, and here's why. The Spiral Model of learning uses repetition of fundamental ideas over and over again, so that each time you revisit a lesson you can deepen your understanding and approach it with increasing complexity.

I'm sure you've heard me talk about that more than once. But that's part of the spiral, isn't it?



Squat month in class coincides with the last month of Squat training in the Solo Training Plan. Coincidence?



Appel vs False Step

Check yourself for patterns

Direct Attack

Parry Riposte



Strengthening the neck is the number one way to reduce risk of injury. These movements will help strengthen muscles that may be underutilized, allowing overutilized muscles to relax more.



Welcome to your upper legs.

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