Epee Grade 3

Demonstrate:(with coach or partner)

While following your partner’s steps forward and backward:

  1. Maintain correct distance and each time your partner pauses, make a false Attack to arm with a half lunge and Attack to body with opposition and a full lunge
  2. Maintain correct distance and each time your partner attacks to body with a step lunge, Counter-attack to arm and follow with Circular Parry and opposition Riposte
  3. Direct Attack to body with full lunge on one of your partner’s steps forward
  4. Disengage Attack at arm or body as your partner attempts to engage in Sixte or Quarte

From a stationary position:

  1. Semi-circular Parry to Octave with:
    • Opposition Riposte
    • Detached Riposte
  2. Opposition Attacks and Counter-Attacks in Octave
  3. Beats and Change Beats in Sixte, Quarte, Septime & Octave
  4. A Redoublement following:
    • An Attack to arm, then body
    • A Riposte to arm, then body


  1. Simple actions in opposition and detachment
  2. Remise and Redoublement
  3. Rules regarding the boundaries of the Piste
  4. Double hits, scoring and timekeeping
  5. Duties of President and floor judges