Journal Entries

A collection of journal entries, written and shared by members of Terrasylvae.

Veron’s Tips for Range (defensive)

With range our lessons teach 3 levels of range: out of range, in range, and past range. While these are correct they can be broken down further: out of range, unfeasible range, feasible range, and close range.

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Veron’s Tips for Range (attacks)

There are multiple things you can do to get “that extra inch” in sword fighting. This article will go over the specifics on how to achieve gaining that extra inch and more.

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Not Just Fencing

The Order of the Rose was established as a company open to anyone who wanted to learn how to fence, without fear of ridicule or judgement. We welcome safe, honorable, fun-loving people who desire to become skilled swordsmen.

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What is Emotional Intelligence (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.

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Commander: To Lead

Be effective and gain the confidence of those you lead and be the Commander you will one day need to be…

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One of the Most Dangerous Words

I find it fascinating that a little reflection and introspection can snowball into serious pondering. Subjects that provoke thoughts can turn into a rabbit-hole of new ideas and self-discovery.

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