This book provides a comprehensive guide to the principles and techniques of fencing in the disciplines of foil, epee and sabre, from beginner through to intermediate standard. In a thorough examination of the basic skills, the author looks at how to hold the weapon, the on-guard position, attack, defence, tactics, and footwork. AUTHOR: Brian Pitman has been involved in fencing as competitor and coach for thirty years. He is currently Vice-President of the British Academy of Fencing and the Amateur Fencing Association's National Coach for Great Britain. He is the author of Fencing Know the Game. 123 photographs & diagrams
A Guide to Judging and Presiding at Foil and Sabre
The Military Fencing Masters Program, established in 1979, is where aspiring fencers go to earn legitimate degrees as teachers of the art of fencing. This internationally recognized course -- which covers all aspects of fencing -- has produced more than a few accomplished fencing masters since ts inception. It is, to date, the only successful long-term program of its kind in the United States. A comprehensive fencing training manual for both the fencing master and his students. The only book that includes lesson plans for foil, sabre and epee instruction. -- The most comprehensive text available -- Complete basic, intermediate and advanced Foil, Sabre and Epee lessons -- A companion volume to On Fencing by Aldo Nadi
First published in 1948, Modern Fencing was used to train generations of fencing students at the U.S. Naval Academy. It is unique among fencing manuals because it contains separate lessons in all three weapons-the foil, épée and sabre-rather than just one. Modern Fencing is still considered one of the best fencing manuals ever written and is often cited by modern fencing masters for its concise lessons and excellent photos. This edition has over 80 digitally restored photographs and clear and concise instructions for fencers of any level.