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Kelley and Courtney participated in a podcast with Swordsport to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Thanks to Donald Anthony and Rick Loutzenhiser at The Swordsport Podcast.  You can listen to the podcast by clicking on the title of this blog or at the link below!  We hope you enjoy it!    
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Here is Part 2 from our Guest Blogger: Kris Ekeren, Executive Director of @USAFencing! Celebrating National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Feb. 7! In case you didn’t get a chance to read part 1 of this series, you can read it here. USA Fencing is incredibly fortunate to have a rich history of...
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This week (today & Tuesday), our guest blogger, Kris Ekeren, the Executive Director of @USAFencing, salutes National Girls and Women in Sports Day!  Go Girls #sistersinsweat!  The first part of the blog post is below; the conclusion will follow tomorrow! We also want to wish all of the 2018 USA Winter OlympicTeam the best of...
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So far, I have discussed the importance of athleticism, speed, and conditioning at an early age, the need to compete against similar age-group athletes which give young fencers a chance to win and all that this entails, and about the importance of lots of bouting in the environment in which you want to be successful....
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As I discussed last week, speed, athleticism, and conditioning were the focus of Kelley & Courtney’s fencing workouts. A nice homemade plywood fencing strip (built on top of pallets) provided a convenient way to get the workouts done with minimal fuss.  By the time Kelley was 14 and Courtney was 12, they had just about...
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Since our family has been a great source of our success, we asked our dad, Robert Hurley, to provide some insight into his thinking in terms of what makes a successful fencer.  As a point of reference, he also provides some historical context at various points in our career (i.e., as youth, junior, and senior...
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Our Guest Blogger (Interview) this month is Matthew Porter.  For those of you who are fencers, you probably know him from his dedicated service fixing fencing equipment at national and international tournaments. For those of you who are not fencers, an armorer is the person who fixes the broken fencing equipment, fine tunes your favorite...
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About once-a-month (starting this month), we invite a guest blogger, who has been influential in the sport of fencing, to share their insight and perspective on our favorite sport of fencing.  This month, as the start of the fencing season is only a week away, we asked Andrey Geva, the U.S. National Coach for women’s...
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