Eógan Ua Confraích
Don Eógan at Black Oak Lodge 2008
Per chevron inverted AR and PU, a hound courant AZ and 2 crescents AR
Pronunciation "Owen O'Confrey".
Offices & Positions
- Defensive Secondaries, Collegium Caidis Spring 2007
- Thrusting for Heavy Weapons, Collegium Caidis Spring 2007
- Basic Field Behavior & Heraldry for Youth Combat, Collegium Caidis Spring 2007
Projects & Publications
Q: Are you more comfortable with beginners, advanced...?
A: In general, I enjoy working with both ends of the spectrum - the new fighters and advanced fighters. I'm fine with mid-level fighters, but it gets easy to fall into a rut when that is all you teach.
Q: Are you willing to take students, are you a tourney teacher or a melee teacher?
A: I am not opposed to taking students, but in Darach we tend to teach as a school. I enjoy teaching both tourney and melee tactics, if I was pressed to pick one I would probably say melees win out.
Q: Are you aggressive in teaching, do you like to watch and critique or fight and critique?
A: I am "energetic" in my teaching. I like to watch and critique the beginning of the practice and then fight and critique the last half.
Q: Are you uncomfortable teaching females, lefties, tall people, short people, large people, slow people...what do you prefer and who can you offer the most too?
A: I am only uncomfortable teaching the occasional hyper aggressive sort that don't think swords can hurt. I feel that I offer the most to our vertically challenged fighters who don't understand that taller doesn't mean better.
Q: Do you travel to other practices?
A: Not much these day.
Q: Are you approachable, will you make them cry?
A: I haven't made any cry yet ;-)
Q: Are you willing to commit so much time, how far are you willing to travel, how active are you..?
A: Work and my son's traveling schedule in Gymnastics have eaten up most of the time I used to have to go to events. I still attend and teach at our local practice, but I can't make any firm travel commitments this year.