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I have been teaching medieval rapier combat (fencing) for more than 20 years now. One thing I see again and again in new fencers is an urge to hold the sword with a death-grip.

There are multiple reasons why this is problematic. First, it interferes with your overall endurance…

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I explore mindfulness, positivity, philosophy, & conscious reality creation. I love to question, inspire, & also write sci-fi/fantasy. http://www.mjblehart.com

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I explore mindfulness, positivity, philosophy, & conscious reality creation. I love to question, inspire, & also write sci-fi/fantasy. http://www.mjblehart.com

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