Articles from Past and Present

Cutting Materials
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What you need to know, and how difrent materials stack up.

2006 World Record Event
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The May 2006 event in Seattle where a new world record was set.

Good Advice for Training at Home
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The Dos and Don'ts of training at home.

Cutting Materials
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Russel McCartney discusses different types of target materials.

Holding USSF events.
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Soshin Russel McCartney briefly discusses what makes a sword event succede.

When is a Student Ready for their first sword?
Soshin McCartney responds to an inquiry from Marty Souza sensei about a student's first sword.