Fencing Foil: A Practical Training Guide for Coaches, Parents and Young Athletes
After the American Fencers success in the 2008 Summer Olympics, fencing has grown in popularity. Finally, there’s a complete book- from the history of fencing, to technique, injury prevention, and sports psychology- for the purpose of training young athletes. The general information applies to all weapons, with emphasis on Foil. The book is for parents, coaches and fencers.
You will discover:
How to develop a program.
Learning styles of children.
How to achieve fencing fitness.
Foil techniques from basic to elite competitive level.
How to remain calm, yet alert when competing.
Numerous games for quick decision-making, agility and speed.
How fencing is challenging mentally, physically, and it’s fun!