Prediction: AI is coming to sabre refereeing

I just came home from a sabre refereeing seminar, held by none other than Medhat El-Bakry, referee of the Men’s sabre final in the 2016 Olympic games. As far as teaching sabre refereeing, it does not get better than that. He had prepared a very thorough seminar...

Great minds think alike!

Well, I will be darned! The following blog post is about sport, but not about fencing per se. Consider this your notice. UEFA, the governing body for association football in Europe, has decided to implement a competition format in which the poules are filled with...

Congratulations!

After the sabre refereeing seminar that I described recently, there was a sabre event the day after. The three students of the sabre refereeing course had their practical examination during this event, and all three of them passed. Let me here express my...

Sabre refereeing seminar

I have not been updating this blog at anywhere near the rate that it should be, but here goes: I visited a sabre refereeing seminar held by a three-weapon FIE referee yesterday. Left home a bit before noon Friday, and back again Saturday eight o´clock. Two and a half...