100 no-equipment workouts

Oftentimes, our obstacles to working out regularly include the following: we don’t know what to do we don’t have access to a gym or classes we don’t want to or are unable to purchase exercise equipment we think we don’t have the space to work...

Preparation Time!

Hello friends and colleagues! The summer is well upon us, and with it, the stage combat workshop season. I hope you’ve been doing all your prep work: eating well, keeping your joints healthy, keeping an eye on your alignment, getting into fighting shape…...

Soapbox: Retractible Knives

Inspired by a theatre company’s request for retractible knife recommendation: In fight direction circles for stage, retractible knives are generally considered extremely dangerous and unnecessary. It’s one of those things, like contact slaps, that most...

Crossing Borders

We spent this weekend visiting our dear friend and mentor, Dwight McLemore and his lovely wife, Jeneene (she makes a delicious peanut soup, by the way!). During this trip, we remembered a few key things about driving across borders, so I thought it would be helpful to...