Debunking the sports rumored reputation of being outdated, this newly revised edition explores the ancient yet powerfully rich and entertaining art of fencing. Covering Olympic-style foil, epee, and saber methods, this comprehensive guide also features tips on safety, etiquette, and technique. With a brief history on the sport and an updated resource section, this examination tackles the fencing experience with humor and style. Review: "Start-Up SportsŪ tackles the hottest sports. Forthright. Simple." --Library Journal "Light and energetic, easy to read. Information is sound and clearly presented. But more than anything else, the book successfully conveys the fun of fencing. A job well done." --Nick Evangelista, author, The Art and Science of Fencing
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