An addendum – the third insect

Preamble: I like nonobvious titles, analogs, and long introductions speaking about something that appears to have nothing to do with the overall topic at hand. In this blog post, I let those preferences have free reign, much more so than in my other writings. If you...

Ultimate loss, but very promising start

I recently saw an epee match in which the lower-ranked fencer (from now on abbreviated to LRF) got off to a 2-0 lead, before losing 2-5. That got me thinking: what went right in the beginning, and what should the fencer who got off to a lead have done in order to...

The OODA-loop, #4: yet more sports examples

Here comes yet another post covering various sports analyzed from a OODA loop perspective. Without further ado, here comes: Biathlon: This sport combines demands on the practitioner that forces him to make compromises all the time, which makes for a relatively complex...