Sport Fencing: An Introduction [UPCOMING]

Image: Sports Fencing An Introduction, coverRobin Catling

With every action game, movie and TV show featuring a character with a sword on the poster, the iconic status of the weapon continues to grow. Olympic-style sport fencing offers a safe entry to one of the fastest and most demanding of combat sports for all ages and abilities.

Fencing coach Robin Catling provides a whistle-stop tour of sports fencing for the uninitiated, de-mystifying the weapons, the rules and the history of the martial art for the twenty-first century.