Three skills of fencing
||Fencing is a multi-faceted discipline
that gives a fencer a complete body and mind workout. This is
achieved by implementing the three crucial skills of fencing: blade
work, footwork and tactics.
allows a fencer to misled his opponent and reach the target area despite
attempts of the opponent to defend themselves. This is probably the most
difficult of the crucial skills of fencing to master. The fencer
needs to be strong but also needs coordination and agility to be able to
execute parries against their opponent but also move quickly around
parries attempted on them.
this allows the fencer to move into appropriate positions and
distances to utilize blade work but to quickly get away from an
opponent's attack. This is the cardio vascular component to the
training and it is the most physically demanding of the skills.
fall under the mental component of the training. This is the
hardest skill for the fencer to learn and it something that they will
focus on throughout their competitive career. Tactics are the
strategies and tactics used by fencers to beat their opponent by
coordinating blade work and foot work.