Know the Game Fencing is the perfect introduction to thesport for all ages, whether you are a keen club player or beginner. Itis packed with expert text, clear illustrations and photographs of theprofessionals in action.
The book includes:
- Equipment and clothing - step by step throuh the different weapon parts and protective clothing worn
- Basic movements - from On Guard to Lunge, Fleche and Balestra
- Scoring - how to keep score
- The skills - step-by-step guide to all the basic skills, from holding the foil to parries, attacks and defences
- Variations - including fencing with foil, epee and sabre
The Know the Game series is firmly established as thedefinitive introduction to a wide range of sports and games. Written bythe experts, you can be sure that they contain everything you need toknow to take part.