Epee Grade 2

Demonstrate:(with coach or partner)

While following your partner’s steps forward and backward:

  1. Maintain fencing line
  2. Maintain correct distances and each time your partner pauses:
    • Hit to arm with a short lunge
    • Hit to body with a full lunge
  3. Maintain correct distance and each time your partner pauses, hit to arm with a short lunge and continue immediately with an opposition Attack to body with a full lunge

From a stationary position:

  1. Engagements in Sixte, Quarte and Octave and Changes of Engagements
  2. Disengage Attack with lunge to hand, arm and body on partner’s:
    • Engagement in Sixte
    • Engagement in Quarte
  3. Circular Parries in Sixte and Quarte with opposition Riposte
  4. A Remise following:
    • An Attack to arm, then body
    • A Riposte to arm, then body

Describe:

  1. Courteous and respectful behaviour and fencers “Pledge of Honour” (cf. t.114, t.116, t.120)
  2. Parts of the Epee
  3. Dimensions of the Piste

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