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This is Fencing! Advanced Training and Performance Principles for Foil

By Ziemowit Wojciechowski

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ISBN: 9781785005954
PUBLISHED: 05/09/2019
PAGES: 224
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 242x172 mm
INSIDE: 87 colour and 35 b & w photos and 17 line artworks

'This is fencing!' is a rally call heard in training centres around the country. Coined by experienced GB fencing coach, Ziemowit Wojciechowski, it embodies the passion, skill and dedication needed to excel at an international level. As one of the world's most renowned foil coaches, achieving Olympic podium success and top world rankings for his fencers, Ziemowit has sustained a long and successful career, which he now unpacks in this comprehensive guide.

Using real life examples and case studies, This is Fencing! offers detailed approaches to training, tactics and exercises in the foil, providing key insights into how to create both individual and club training sessions. Key topics include:


  • The core principles of coaching, training and performance
  • Aspects of an individual lesson
  • Detailed examples of footwork exercises
  • Physical and psychological preparation
  • Practical tactical advice during competitions

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" This is an excellent explanation of advanced training for Foil fencers. This book should be on the shelf of any serious coach (and fencer), who wants to try to understand what it takes to be a successful coach and all the elements that are needed to guide a fencer to the top levels of his chosen sport. This book is a complete manual of how to coach committed competitive fencers.
Professor Peter Northam, President. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: British Academy of Fencing

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