SharperMind Training by Corwin Duncan

January 2, 2022
Registration Closes January 1, 2022

AFM Sunnyvale
1269 Forgewood Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94089 USA Map
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Get ready for the NAC and Junior Olympics with a mental training clinic with National Champion and former world team member Corwin Duncan. Resilience skills for fencing well under pressure, and includes on-strip practice using mental skills during bouting
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Get ready for the NAC and Junior Olympics with a mental training clinic with National Champion and former world team member Corwin Duncan. Resilience skills for fencing well under pressure, and includes on-strip practice using mental skills during bouting The Diamond Mind Clinic with SharperMind Training, Taught by Corwin Duncan. Corwin is a 3-time national champion, former world team member, and national referee with over 20 years' experience in fencing. Results include: 9th place, Junior World Championships 1st place, Junior National Championships 3rd place, Senior North American Cup CLINIC INFORMATION WHEN - Sunday, January 2nd, 1pm - 5pm WHERE - Academy of Fencing Masters @Sunnyvale WHO - Cadet, Junior and Senior epee fencers, ages 13+ Many people get anxious or nervous under pressure, that’s totally normal. The mistake a lot of people make in that moment is not given themselves time to calm down and refocus - instead they let the panic take over. That’s understandable; it’s difficult to pause and refocus at the best of times, but when the pressure is on it can feel impossible to do anything besides get to the end as quickly as possible. The good news is, there’s a way to learn! The Diamond Mind clinic from SharperMind Training offers clear strategies and techniques for controlling your mental state under pressure - and more importantly, taking the time you need to relax and refocus. It’s not just mental training though - this clinic includes real-world integration and practice with these techniques on the strip, so you can use them immediately in your next competition. WHAT YOU'LL GET -4 proven methods stay calm when you start to panic, including guided meditation/mindfulness exercises, breathing techniques, and positive self-talk -Practice using these skills in high-pressure bouting scenarios -Personal coaching through real-world on-strip practice TESTIMONIALS “Corwin has done the methodical research to create an incredibly helpful and refreshing clinic. I’ve already been applying many techniques and skills to my own classes! I would recommend this clinic to athletes/coaches of any level.” -Ryan Arieta, Coach at West Berkeley Fencing Academy "Terrific inspiring and confidence building event! Great input from Corwin!" -Leon Spector, Head Coach at Escrimeur Fencing CLINIC INFORMATION Sunday, January 2nd, 1-5pm Academy of Fencing Masters, 1269 Forgewood Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94089 WHAT TO BRING: - Full fencing gear, including 2 epees, 2 body cords and long socks - Notepad and pen - Water Price: $150 per person paid via akFred. Walk-ins: Will be admitted per the organizer's discretion for $200 in cash or check only. Refunds: Refunds will be issued only if requested before December 15, 2021, regardless of the reason. Refunds will be sent by check to the requester home address for a total sum minus $10 administrative fees. When requesting refund, please specify your home address for returned check. Refunds will be processed within 3 weeks from the end of the clinic. Preregistration opens on 11/01/2021. Preregistration closes on 01/01/2022.