Advanced Fencing Techniques: Discussions with Bert Bracewell



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ADVANCED FENCING TECHNIQUES records the vast coaching knowledge accumulated over many years from one of fencing's great masters, Bert Bracewell. The book will not only help the aspiring fencer improve, but also the established fencer who may be looking for new ideas and techniques for their training.

Step-by-step colour photography and diagrams cover advanced techniques for foil, sabre and epee. The book presents valuable coaching material, exercises and drills to expand a fencer's range of activities and knowledge, challenging habitual practices.

Equipment and rules changes over the years have shown fencers that they must adapt with the times. ADVANCED FENCING TECHNIQUES offers a unique collection of insights, which can be used to develop new fencers, as well as providing a repository of knowledge for the future.

Ed Rogers coaches at Heriot-Watt University and Bo’ness Fencing Club, and fences as a veteran for the Scottish team, winning a gold medal in the sabre team event at the Commonwealth Veterans’ Championships. He is an Associate Member of the British Academy of Fencing, active in training coaches, and is one of their coaching examiners.

160 colour photographs

ISBN: 9781847974938
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 01/09/2013
RRP: $47.99
Pages: 160
Dimension: 246mm X 189mm
Imprint: Crowood Press