Epee Grade 9

Demonstrate: (with coach or partner)

While following your partner’s steps forward and backward:

  1. Maintain step-lunge distance and step forward and feint to your partners arm and.
    • Take the blade and attack to body in opposition with a lunge if your partner counter attacks to your arm
    • Attack to body with a Fleche if your partner moves away from the feint
  2. Choose the moment to Beat Attack to your partner’s arm with a lunge and make an immediate renewal to leg or foot
  3. When your partner attacks to body, Parry with a step forward and Riposte with an Angulated hit in opposition at close distance

From a stationary position:

  1. Repetition hitting to all parts of your partner’s wrist and arm and finish with a Parry and opposition Riposte when your partner attacks
  2. Successive opposition hits to your partner’s body in Sixte, Octave & Quarte

Demonstrate your ability to:

  1. Fence your partner for 5 hits and explain how all the hits were scored; if your partner is successful in scoring hits, explain how you should have avoided them
  2. Preside a fight for 5 hits
  3. Give your partner a short “Warm up” lesson with mobility, involving False Attack-Attacks, Counter Attacks to arm and body with and without opposition, single Parries with opposition Ripostes