Advanced Fencing Techniques: Discussions with Bert Bracewell

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Crowood, Jun 30, 2013 - Sports & Recreation - 160 pages
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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. A record of the coaching knowledge accumulated over may years from Bert Bracewell, one of fencing's great masters. Will insprie the advanced fencer with new ideas and techniques and help the aspiring fencer to improve; of interest to coaches too. An instructional manual that gives valuable coaching material, exercises and drills.Superbly illustrated with 160 step-by-step colour photographs and diagrams. Ed Rogers is a vereran Scottish International and is on the list of examiners for the British Academy of Fencing in Scotland.

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Ed Rogers is on the board of Scottish Fencing and on the list of examiners for the British Academy of Fencing in Scotland. His first book Fencing - Essential Skills Training (Crowood) was placed on British Fencing's recommended reading list. He is a veteran Scottish international, retired architect and town planner, who now spends much of his time coaching and writing about fencing.

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