A Beginner's Guide to Fencingby Gennady Tyshler
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!
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:
Renowned fencer, multiple award recipient in World Championships and Olympic Games. Unsurpassed coach, whose students won 18 Olympic Games medals (11 gold) and over 50 medals in World Championships.
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.
Tyshler’s 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.