Learning Fencing is written in a style that kids can easily understand. With motivating illustrations included, the reader will find retaining the information is easy even for the youngest of athletes in mind. Learning Fencing invites children to complete individual tasks, it also has puzzles to solve and questions to answer. Included also are drawings to complete. It’s an activity book as well as an instructional book. They will meet a cute little cartoon character, Foily, who accompanies the reader throughout the book. He always offering helpful tips to guide the young fencer properly in the way of this fun sport. He also invites the children to practice independently. The contents of Learning Fencing correspond with the most basic level of fencing training. It is intended as a teaching tool for fencing instructors and trainers, to help promote understanding of the sport of fencing for fencing students, and to improve independence in training. Parents of fencing students will love this book too and fin it is an important motivational companion to fencing instruction.
About the Authors
Katrin Barth, born in 1966. She has been a teacher of elementary education for many years. Personally completing the basic education, she has as well as the fundamental and advanced training in fencing.
Dr. Berndt Barth headed the DFB’s (German Fencing Federation) committee for education and training science from 1990 to 2004. He has also served as the DFB’s secretary general from 1993 to 2002. He was a member of the German Committee on Education and is co-chair of the DOSB’s Coaches Academy Association in Cologne. His teaching activity at the Coaches Academy Cologne and the College of Sports Management in Potsdam, Germany, and being on the editorial board at the magazine Leistungssport, allow him to stay current on all the latest sports science research.