This fencing instructional course contains a wealth of information about all aspects of fencing including historical background, rules, basic positions, movements and simple coaching exercises.
A Beginner's Guide to Fencing is ideal for athletes and new coaches who are just starting to explore the exciting world of fencing. These fencing videos are a great introduction to the sport of fencing for anyone interested in the sport - A must-have for the beginning fencer!
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President of International Fencing Federation Coaching Council
GENNADY TYSHLER, PRESIDENT OF FIE COACHING COUNCIL:
Doctor of Pedagogic Sciences, award winning USSR coach, award winning
Ukraine coach. His pupils won many medals at the World Championships and
Olympic Games. Coach of the USSR National team, sabre. National coach for Russian Federation, epee. National coach for South
Africa, epee, sabre, foil.
DAVID TYSHLER, (
1927 – 2014) MEMBER OF THE FIA HALL OF FAME SINCE 2013:
multiple award recipient in World Championships and Olympic Games.
whose students won 18 Olympic Games medals (11 gold) and over 50 medals in
As the Head and
Professor of the Fencing Department at the Russian University of Physical
Culture, David Tyshler has prepared over 400 coaches, who are currently working
in various countries and are proud to call themselves his students.
A renowned scientist
in the field of Sports, Doctor of Sciences, he has published over 170
scientific works, books and created a cycle of educational films.
works have been published in the Russian, English, German, French, Spanish,
Polish, Romanian and Chinese languages.
David Tyshler has been
awarded with a large number of national and international titles and government
awards. In 1995, Tyshler was recognized as the ‘Russia’s Top Scientist’ in the
field of all Olympic sports disciplines.
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