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Art of Fencing, Art of Life

Month: July 2016

Why fencers should write a resume of failures

Fencing resume of failureIt’s natural for us to parade around the amazing things that we do – we celebrate our successes. But just telling everyone out there what we did that was so great doesn’t really tell the whole story does it?

Fencing is very much about learning how to grow from things when they go badly, because let’s face it – things don’t always go perfectly in life or on the strip.

Losing fear of failure

People who are the most successful in life are also the people who see their lives as a whole story, rather than only looking back and seeing the rosy times. That’s because in order to learn more about your life and more about who you are as a person, you’ve got to see it all. Ignoring the struggles only sets you up to be afraid of them in the future, to feel overwhelmed and out of control.

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23 Ways to Enjoy Fencing at Summer

Many Ways to Enjoy Fencing This SummerThe long summer days mean that there’s a lot more time to do things that we wouldn’t normally get to do, a time to hang out and get into all kinds of good stuff. Sometimes figuring out what kind of good stuff to get into can be a challenge – it’s easy to stay in our same old routines. But never fear! Enjoy fencing this summer!

We’re here with some fun ideas to help you get more out of your summer and to do more things with fencing, things that you probably haven’t thought about before.

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