Fencing Footworkby Gennady Tyshler
When moving during the fencing bout, it is necessary to maintain a good enguard position to facilitate precision and accuracy when making actions with the weapon. Learn correct footwork techniques with more than 50 exercises included in this video instructional fencing course. The selected exercises specialize the athlete's speed of movements for fencing, improves leg strength, increases amplitude of arm and leg movements and, improves agility and endurance.
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.