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Fencing: Crowood Sports Guides - Skills, Tactics, Training

By Andrew Sowerby

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ISBN: 9781847973054
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 25/11/2011
PAGES: 96
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 200 colour photographs & diagrams

Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will make you a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport.


  • Well illustrated in full colour throughout with photographs showing technique sequences, correct positions and competition situations
  • Covers fencing techniques in a logical progression, starting with the absolute beginner and culminating with the advanced competition fencer
  • Supplies detailed 'key points' as well as tips and advice on competition fencing
  • Discusses how to approach fencing as a left-hander and how to deal with left-handed opponents
  • Includes a valuable section on tactics which explains how to apply techniques in a fight situation
  • Presents footwork exercises and bladework training drills
  • Provides an introduction to epee and sabre fencing

RRP: £9.99

Site Price: £7.99

E-Book Edition: £7.99 (incl. VAT)


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" This is an attractive book and, at only £9.99, is very good value for money. Whilst there may not be much that is new to an experienced coach, it is one that coaches can recommend with confidence to a beginner or intermediate pupil looking for an introductory book on Fencing. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: British Academy of Fencing Academy News

" Whether you are looking at getting started, searching for a club or a good coach, or finding out the sport's history then this is a great place to start. "
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Reviewed By: School Sport

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