Foil Grade 2

Demonstrate: (with coach or partner)

While following your partner’s steps forward and backward:

  1. Maintain fencing line
  2. Maintain correct distances for hitting with – Riposte – Lunge – Step forward lunge
  3. Maintain lunging distance and make a direct Attack with a lunge each time your partner pauses

From a stationary position:

  1. Guards of Septime and Octave
  2. Engagements in Sixte, Quarte, Septime and Octave – Changes of Engagements – Pressures
  3. Disengage Attack with a lunge on partner’s pressure from:
    • Engagement in Sixte
    • Engagement in Quarte
  4. Circular Parry of:
    • Sixte with Direct Riposte
    • Quarte with Direct Riposte


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