European Fencing

A Brief History of Fencing

A Brief History of Fencing

Although the art of waggling a stick with a point on the end has been around since time immemorial, the practice which we today refer to as ‘fencing’ has roots which can be traced back a series of treaties on…
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Be True to Your School

Be True to Your School

With the state legislature back in session, those of us who serve on local school boards will be anxiously watching the debate over school funding. There have been several proposals floated this session, but much work remains to be done.…
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Combat Ju-Jitsu Sunderland

Combat Ju-Jitsu Sunderland

Syllabus Overview This is a general overview of the syllabus as it currently stands. The body of technique is constantly evolving to meet the sort of threats our students might encounter. Everyone (of whatever grade) is taught the Basic syllabus…
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University of Sunderland Self-Protection Group

University of Sunderland Self-Protection Group

USSPG is the self-defence/self-protection class I teach (in term time) at the University of Sunderland. The class meets 7-9PM on Thursday evenings in Wearmouth Sports Centre behind Wearmouth Hall, and 10Am-12 Noon on Saturday mornings. The class is open to…
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10 Tips to Staying Safe at a Party

10 Tips to Staying Safe at a Party

1. Take a Self defence class (like fencing): It does not have to be something that takes over your life, find a class that has simple techniques and is easy to learn. If you find something that you really like…
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Safety Precautions When Working on Your Vehicle

Safety Precautions When Working on Your Vehicle

If you’re like most people, you probably tackling your own car maintenance because it saves money. When you’re repairing your car or doing basic maintenance, make sure to keep safety a priority when you’re working with your car. According to…
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Does Fencing Affect Pimples?

Does Fencing Affect Pimples?

Pimples are the most widespread skin condition in the world, they generally occur on the face, back and shoulders. Anytime a pimple pops up out of nowhere, it totally ruins your day. There are many reasons will cause pimples, stress,…
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