Fencers And The Ability To Correct Performance

In both group and individual lesson the fencing coach spends a significant amount of time attempting to correct athlete performance of skills and t ... read more

Corrections in Individual Fencing Lessons I

The individual lesson on the plastron of the fencing master has long been the gold standard in the range of fencing lessons for the intermediate to ... read more

The Counterriposte in Fencing

A counterriposte is a riposte delivered subsequent to the first parry and riposte of a phrase. Fencer A attacks, fencer B parries and ripostes, and ... read more

Attack Geometry

A straight line is the shortest distance between two points. If everything else is equal, an attack launched in a straight line to the target in a ... read more

Compound Attacks in Foil Classified - Modern and Classical

The compound attack occupies a central place in fencing technique. It consists of one or more feints of simple attacks followed by a final simple ... read more

The Technical Environment of the Stop Hit

The simple stop hit is probably the most frequently used of fencing's counteroffensive actions. At the most basic level it simply tries to beat th ... read more

Planning The Fencing Lesson - I

One key to good instruction in any types of activity is a well thought out plan for the lesson. In other sports team practices are carefully plann ... read more

The Third Step On Fencing's Tactical Wheel

Since its publication by Szabo in 1977, the tactical wheel has gradually become a standard model taught by professional fencing coaches to guide bo ... read more

Corrections in Group Fencing Lessons

Possibly the most common fencing lesson is the group lesson, a staple of all beginner training and a key part of the training of competitive teams. ... read more

Non-Exercise Fatigue As a Factor in Fencing

Studies of fatigue in sports often concentrate on fatigue specifically caused by the activity of the sport. However, fencers are exposed to two ad ... read more

Tactical Outcomes From The Fencing Parry

If you ask a group of beginning fencers what function the parry performs, most of them should answer that it blocks an attack so that you are not h ... read more

Principles for Making Corrections in Fencing Technique

Fencing students, like athletes in training in any sport, will make mistakes in their performance of new skills, or even of skills in the middle of ... read more

Simple Fencing Parries Classified - Foil and Epee

Two classes of actions form the basis for defense in all three weapons in fencing. The first of these is avoidance, removing the target from the d ... read more

Spar Your Way to Better Grades With Fencing

Fencing - Physical Chess. The cliches surrounding the sport highlight the fact that successful fencers are very smart people. Is this the result of ... read more

Speed of Blade Paramount in Fencing

The sport of fencing today is so much different than it has ever been in past human history. Even in recent history, and in the Olympic Games of th ... read more