Advanced Fencing Techniques: Discussions with Bert Bracewell

Advanced Fencing Techniques: Discussions with Bert Bracewell

by Edward Rogers


View All Available Formats & Editions
Members save with free shipping everyday! 
See details


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 color photography and diagrams cover advanced techniques for foil, saber, 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847974938
Publisher: Crowood Press, The
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

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 was placed on the 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.

Table of Contents

Foreword Philip Bruce 7

Introduction 9

Part I Advanced Fencing Techniques 13

1 Foil 14

2 Sabre 60

3 Épée 79

Part II Advanced Coaching Techniques 95

4 Coaching/Lessons 96

5 Additional Techniques 129

In Conclusion 147

About Bert Bracewell 149

Postscript 152

Glossary 153

Bibliography 156

Index 159

Customer Reviews