April/May Online Content

Welcome to our Archive of our April & May Online Content

Featured Video from May 26th:

Coach Jeff shows you how to practice a transition exercise to improve distance and timing:

Mid-South Academy Corner

5/26: Mid-South Academy Weekly Lesson: Slide Steps Part 2
5/19: Mid-South Academy Weekly Lesson: Practicing Slide Steps
5/5: Mid-South Academy Weekly Lesson: Practicing Check Steps
4/28: Mid-South Academy Weekly Lesson Video: Change of Direction & Attacks
4/14: Mid-South Academy Weekly Lesson Video: Practicing Advance-Lunges
4/7: Mid-South Academy Weekly Lesson Video: Practicing Lunges
3/31: Mid-South Academy Weekly Lesson Video: Practicing Extensions
3/26: Mid-South Academy Online Virtual Class Schedule &  info email here.
3/16: Coach Chris goes through the Yellow Stamp requirements and please download the tracking sheet to chart your progress

Youth Competitive & Developing Teen Members

5/26: Practicing Transitions
5/5: Practicing Counter Time Ripostes
4/28:Open Eye and Accelerating Simple Attacks with Lunge
4/14:Back Foot Attacks Part 2
4/7: Half Step Preparation/Back Foot Advance Lunge 

Saber Exercises for Everyone

4/9: Tactile Parry Drill Part IV
4/9: Tactile Parry Drill Part III
3/27: Tactile Parry Drills Part II
3/26: Tactile Parry Drills Part I
3/17: Coach Jeff shows you how to build speed and control in your cuts with Short Cut/Long Cut
3/16: Coach Jeff shows you how to build finger strength and dexterity with Spider Drills

Advanced Saber & Travel Team

4/9: Coach Jen’s Primer on Practicing Feints
4/9: Coach Jeff’s Tactile Parry Drills Parts 1-4
4/6: Avant Garde Fencing Club’s Stay At Home Course
3/30: Zagunis vs Pustai video commentary
3/28: Quarantine Fitness Tracker

Epee Team

4/16: Variations on the Half-Advance
4/15: Defensive Hand Positions and Transitions
4/8: Epee Footwork and Hand Preparation Coordination
4/1: Epee Extension and Footwork with a Simple Target
3/23: Disengage
3/23: Extend, Relax, Extend Drill
3/23: Simple Extension
3/20: Additional Footwork Combos
3/20: Simple Footwork Combos
3/20: Check Forward, Check Back
3/20: Lunging
3/20: Epee Body Cord Repair

Longsword

Longsword now has its own page. Check it out!

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