Epee Grade 8

Demonstrate: (with coach or partner)

While following your partner’s steps forward and backward:

  1. Maintain distance and:
    • Parry Seconde with a detached riposte if your partner Attacks to arm
    • Parry Prime Riposte if your partner Attacks to body with a Fleche
  2. Beat Attack to Arm as your partner steps forward and recover with a Redoublement if your partner Parries with a step forward
  3. Choose the moment to Attack to your partner’s arm using direct and indirect Attacks with Beats and change Beats
  4. As your partner Attacks with a step-lunge, either Counter Attack to body with opposition or Counter Attack to arm with Reassemblement

From a stationary position:

  1. Angulated hits in opposition at close distance
  2. Counter Ripostes following Ceding and opposition Parries
  3. Hits to leg and foot

Describe:

  1. Compound and Double actions
  2. Your understanding of distance, timing and speed
  3. The importance of taking the initiative

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