Fencing Foil: A Practical Training Guide for Coaches, Parents and Young Athletes

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Fencing Foil: A Practical Training Guide for Coaches, Parents and Young Athletes

This is a physical copy of the book. Be sure to see The Addendum that is also available to purchase that goes along with both books.

 

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After the American Fencers success in the 2008 Summer Olympics, fencing has grown in popularity. Finally, there’s a complete book- from the history of fencing, to technique, injury prevention, and sports psychology- for the purpose of training young athletes. The general information applies to all weapons, with emphasis on foil. The book is for parents, coaches and fencers.

You will discover:

How to develop a program.
Learning styles of children.
How to achieve fencing fitness.
Foil techniques from basic to elite competitive level.
How to remain calm, yet alert when competing.
Numerous games for quick decision-making, agility and speed.
How fencing is challenging mentally, physically, and it’s fun!