When I first started fencing, I thought it was vastly different from dancing. While there still are plenty of differences, I’ve noticed during my fencing journey that my dance training carries over to my fencing.
As you’ve probably determined, emotional intelligence can be a key to success in your life – especially in your career (with a sword).
Each one of us must develop the mature emotional intelligence skills required to better understand, empathize and negotiate with other people — particularly as the community has become more global. Otherwise, success will elude us in our lives and fencing careers.
Understanding ourselves better is the best foundation for being able to discover and develop our potential with a sword.