Shoe Hack

Fencing can be rough on your shoes, especially if you practice on metal strips or drag your foot when you lunge.  Unless your parents are still paying for your equipment (enjoy it while you can), you probably hate having to buy new kicks all the time.  I once delayed replacing my shoes until the hole where my foot drags went all the way through my shoe and destroyed a couple pairs of socks.  I only gave in when I realized my foot was bleeding because my skin was rubbing directly on the floor and I had to leave practice early.  But I don’t have to do that anymore, because now I can extend the life of my shoes despite my draggy lunge. Continue reading Shoe Hack