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Fencing: the Art, the Science & the Passion

  • 9 mins
  • 92%
  • All Ages
  • United States of America FlagUSUnited States of America
  • 2007
  • Arts
  • Documentaries
  • Sports

"Fencing: the art, the science and the Passion" plus 7 chapters: Classical & Sport fencing Young Fencers Personal Stories A State of Mind Beyond Fencing 2 Exciting bouts Ever wondered what's its like to duel with a sword or a rapier? This 6-part documentary introduces you to the intensely competitive actions of the sports fencer and the elegant traditional moves of the classical duelist. See bouts at fencing academies in the USA and in distinguished fencing clubs in London. Hear fencers on their inner thoughts about what its like to outwit an opponent Through exciting close-ups, the fast moving action of dueling weapons are captured with a clarity rarely seen on TV or in movies. Slow motion segments let you see that magic moment of a "hit" or a "near miss." Fencers interviewed include the legendary Dr. Aladar Kogler, Dr. William Gaugler and Mark Holbrow. See Ziemek Wojciechowski the international champion coaching a young fencer for the Olymp