fencing http://michiganradio.org en Using fencing to combat poverty and obesity in Detroit http://michiganradio.org/post/using-fencing-combat-poverty-and-obesity-detroit <p>As part of Michigan Radio's <a href="http://michiganradio.org/topic/seeking-change">Seeking Change</a> series, Morning Edition host <a href="http://www.michiganradio.org/people/christina-shockley">Christina Shockley</a> talked with the founder of <a href="http://engardedetroit.com/">En Garde Detroit</a>. It's a program teaches the sport of fencing to kids ages 8-16.</p><p>Founder <a href="http://engardedetroit.com/about">Bobby Smith</a> said getting kids involved in non-traditional sports can help them break the cycle of poverty and gain access to college.&nbsp;<br> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 12:14:18 +0000 Christina Shockley & Emily Fox 9307 at http://michiganradio.org Using fencing to combat poverty and obesity in Detroit