Epee Fencing: a complete system Imre Vass-Epee Fencing: A Complete System By Imre Vass. As always it depends on what you are looking for: 1. IF you were thinking in terms of learning the game of epee, then it’s not of much use. 2. This excerpt was brought to my attention by reddit user /u/notinsanescientist. It is from Imre Vass’s book Epee Fencing: a Complete System.

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Joe Fairchild marked it as to-read Nov 10, Numerous lessons and drills are included, and the book is copiously illustrated.

Epee Fencing: A Complete System by Imre Vass

Claudia Adams rated it liked it Oct 06, Reblogged this on The Secret History of the Sword. It’s primarily a laundry list of actions, counter-actions, and counter-counter-actions, entirely from a blade point of view. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The glossary at the back doesn’t even bother to define words like “imbroccata” and gives a poor explanation of things like a “time degagement thrust. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Like jjeffries, some of the problems may be in translation.


Having said all that, it contains moves that I’d never even heard of before never hurts to have a few new ones and makes a noble attempt to explain drills for coach and student, in addition to many, many useful diagrams.

I found it pretty confusing – he’s not very clear, but I hung onto it and as I continued along in Epee, more and more of it made sence. Dec 16, Messages: Bradley rated it really liked it Jun 11, Matthew rated it really liked it Mar 19, Brian Brus rated it really liked it Sep 05, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Epee Fencing: A Complete System

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I’d say not for the casual reader, however.

Allen EvansDec 27, And then keep re-reading it. If fencing as a whole is viewed from this angle, the individual elements making up an action are like words. Description This book studies epee more thoroughly and completely than any other.


Epee Fencing: a complete system Imre Vass

To ask other readers questions about Epee Fencingplease sign up. It’s written in a very european mind, sort of rencing, kinda heavy – but by all means hang onto it. He must be able to use the elements to argue, find a solution to problems, and deliver a riposte to views raised by others.

Discussion in ‘ Fencing Discussion ‘ started by crquackDec 25, No, create an account now. The line drawings the book is illustrated with are rarely helpful.

Return to Book Page. William Scott rated it liked it Mar 11, This is the second, revised edition of Stephan Khinoy’s revised translation.

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