Japanese fencers use video workouts to stay connected with fans

More Sports May 2, 2020

Japanese fencers use video workouts to stay connected with fans

In order to connect with fans at home during the coronavirus pandemic, the Japan Fencing Federation has begun live streaming training sessions on its YouTube channel. The videos feature Japanese fencers participating in virtual workout sessions from their homes amid Japan's state of emergency over ...

English proficiency to be required for Japan fencers

More Sports Apr 25, 2019

English proficiency to be required for Japan fencers

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Japan Fencing Federation president Yuki Ota has been known as an innovator in the sport since taking over his leadership post in 2017. But he has recently hammered out another unprecedented, astounding initiative. On Thursday, the national governing body announced that an English proficiency exam will ...