This book, written in a style easily comprehended by a child and containing motivating illustrations, was written with the youngest of athletes in mind. By inviting kids to complete individual tasks, to solve puzzles, to answer questions and to complete drawings, the book achieves the feel of an activity book. The little cartoon character "Foily" accompanies the reader throughout the book, as he offers tips and invites the child to practice independently. The contents correspond to 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. For the parents of fencing children it is an important motivational companion to fencing instruction.
Año de Edición
Berndt Barth, Katrin Barth
A Training and Activity Book for 6- to 10- Year-Olds
Tamaño Archivo (Virtual)
Formato Electrónico (Virtual)
Biografía del Autor
<p>Katrin Barth has been a teacher of elementary education for many years. She has personally completed the basic education, as well as the fundamental and advanced training in fencing. Katrin is the editor of the successful children\'s sports book series Learning..., Training.... In addition to writing the age-appropriate books, she also illustrates for the series.<br><br>Prof. Dr. Berndt Barth headed the DFB\'s (German Fencing Federation) committee for education and training science, and served as the DFB\'s secretary general. His teaching activity at the Coaches Academy and the College of Sports and 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.</p>