Pointed Critique

  • Fencing coach Neal McBain, of Lebanon, works with Darius Taudie, 10, of Norwich, middle, and Spiro Markwood, 11, of Norwich, right, during an Upper Valley Fencing Club practice at Tracy Hall in Norwich, Vt., Wednesday, July 18, 2018. McBain ran a tight practice, critiquing the boys' attacks, correcting their technique and occassionally assigning pushups for persistent mistakes. "He's the pushup king of the world, because he messes up so much," joked McBain of Markwood. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Friday, July 20, 2018