Fencer's Start-Up: A Beginner's Guide to Fencing (Start-Up Sports series) (Paperback)

Debunking the sport’s rumored reputation of being outdated, this newly revised edition explores the ancient yet powerfully rich and entertaining art of fencing. Covering Olympic-style foil, epee, and saber methods, this comprehensive guide also features tips on safety, etiquette, and technique. With a brief history on the sport and an updated resource section, this examination tackles the fencing experience with humor and style.

Doug Werner is the author of the bestselling Start-Up Sports® series. He is also the author of Adopting in China, Fighting Fit, Fitness Training for Girls, Skateboarding: Book of Tricks, and Skateboarding: New Levels. He lives in San Diego.
Product Details ISBN: 9781884654770
ISBN-10: 1884654770
Publisher: Tracks Publishing
Publication Date: October 1st, 2010
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Start-Up Sports series
"This book does the impossible—It shows exactly how a beginner should start fencing. Thumbs Up! BUY IT!"  Andrew Stroud, Veteran Fencers Quarterly

"Start-Up Sports® tackles the hottest sports. Forthright. Simple."  —Library Journal

"Light and energetic, easy to read. Information is sound and clearly presented. But more than anything else, the book successfully conveys the fun of fencing. A job well done."  —Nick Evangelista, author, The Art and Science of Fencing