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The Complete Guide to Fencing


By: Berndt Barth & Claus Janka & Emil Beck

Price: CAD $52.00

Publisher: MEYER & MEYER SPORT

Imprint: Meyer & Meyer Sport

360 Pages

9.41 X 6.46 X 0.87 ins

ISBN:  9781782551119 -- Paperback

Publication Date: 10/23/2017

This teaching and reference book covers the most important concepts of training theory in the sport of fencing and their methodological application. Supplemented by the general teaching methods and experiences of Germany's most successful trainers, findings, theories, and methods of training, science oriented basic concepts are integrated here with application-oriented editing. Through the collaboration of internationally renowned scientists and long-time successful trainers, a fencing book was created that is unique in fencing literature. From the Contents:
  • Essential information regarding terminology
  • Basic methods of fencing training
  • Youth training
  • Aspects of sports medicine in fencing
  • Foil fencing
  • Epée fencing
  • Saber fencing
  • International development trends in fencing


Dr. Berndt Barth headed the DFB's (German Fencing Federation) committee for education and training science, and served as the DFB's secretary general. His teaching activity at the Coaches Academy Cologne and the College of Sports Management in Potsdam, Germany, and being on the editorial board at the magazine Leistungssport, allow him to stay current on all the latest sports science research

Claus Janka was a successful long-time association coach for the German Fencing Federation in former East Germany. He was a category A international umpire, served as president of the FIE's promotion committee and the FIE's Fencing Officials Commission.

Emil Beck passed away in 2006. Still, today, his name is considered a trademark in the world of fencing.



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