- I value fencings continual focus on courtesy, civility, good sportsmanship, and in fun and creative play. I enjoy reflecting upon fencing as a classic art, with traditions that are honored and respected. Fencing can allow each individual to grow, to achieve their personal goals, and to strive for control of mind and body.
- I enjoy the technical and physical demands of fencing as well as the joyful camaraderie of fellow fencers.
- Fencing appeals to all ages. As a senior citizen it provides me excellent aerobic exercise and maintenance for balance, mental stimulation, and best of all, camaraderie and fun!
- I believe in the joy of fencing in all its facets: classical to modern, recreational to competitive.