Archive for October 2013

War of the Wings 2013   14 comments

I’m realizing a hurdle to writing up these post-mortis is the high standards to which I hold myself.  At WoW I DFB’d commanders, ran lines, and held off five fighters at a time, but so what?  I’m a white scarf, that’s my job (this is why white scarves don’t tend to get shark’s teeth).  If […]

Posted October 15, 2013 by Wistric in Events

Other People’s Stuff: Body mechanics in the knee and foot   Leave a comment

Encased in Steel has an excellent post on bad foot position in guard and how to really fix it.  

Posted October 7, 2013 by Wistric in Musings

Hacking the Brain: The Neuroscience of Motor Learning I   8 comments

One of the greatest tools at our disposal when we are learning to fence is our brains and nervous systems. It may surprise you to learn that up until a certain point, the majority of gains when learning new physical skills are neurological in nature, and are not due to increased muscle strength. The reason […]

Posted October 5, 2013 by Gawin in Fight Psychology