The Art and Science of Fencing
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The Art and Science of Fencing

By (author) Nick Evangelista

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Often thought of as an activity just for actors or an elite few, fencing is actually an ideal sport for people of all ages. Fencing develops dexterity, endurance, flexibility, grace, and overall fitness, while also allowing participants the opportunity to hone the mind's problem-solving abilities. It is easily learned and practiced by both young and old, men and women, boys and girls. It has even been molded to fit the needs of the blind and individuals using wheelchairs. This is truly a sport for everyone. "The Art and Science of Fencing" covers everything from the history of the sport to the specifics of fencing technique, including the psychology of fencing, types of fencing weapons, biographies of great fencers, and information on selecting a fencing school and getting started in the sport. This book is a necessity for everyone who's ever seen an Errol Flynn movie and thought "Hey, that could be me!"

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  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 18mm | 519.99g
  • 01 Feb 1999
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • McGraw-Hill Inc.,US
  • New York
  • English
  • Ill.
  • 1570280754
  • 9781570280757
  • 255,658

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Nick Evangelista has taught fencing for more than 30 years. He is also the author of The Art and Science of Fencing.

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