The Complete Guide to Fencing

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Meyer & Meyer Verlag, 2007 - Sports & Recreation - 366 pages
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This is a comprehensive teaching and reference guide to fencing's most important training theories and their applications. All of the teaching methods, scientific findings, training theories and training methods featured in the book are presented in a manner that is easy to understand, and easy to put into practice.
 

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Contents

Preface Dr Thomas Bach
9
Divided like the country the sport of fencing in post 1945 Germany
17
2Performance structure performance capacity and performance development
27
Basic methods of fencing training
101
4Youth training
151
Aspects of sports medicine in fencing
175
Foil fencing
195
Epée fencing
249
Saberfencing
299
9International development trends in fencing
323
Presentation of the sport of fencing
331
International successes of German fencers at the Olympic Games
339
Index
351
Authors
364
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Berndt Barth is a former Professor of Martial Arts Training Science at the German College for Fitness Training. Emil Beck is founder, and former trainer and director of, the internationally acclaimed Tauberbischofsheim Fencing Club. He is considered the world's most successful fencing coach.

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