Foil Grade 8

Demonstrate:(with coach or partner)

While following your partner’s steps forward and backward:

  1. Maintain step-lunge distance and choose the moment to attack your partner using a mixture of lunges and step-lunges:
    • Taking the blade into Quarte and direct attack
    • Taking the blade into Sixte and disengage attack
    • Feint direct and attack with one-two
  2. At lunging distance, maintain line and:
    • Hit with Simple Derobement as your partner steps forward and attempts to engage blades in Sixte or Quarte
    • Hit with Compound Derobement as your partner steps forward and attempts to engage blades and parries in Sixte or Quarte

From a stationary position:

  1. From step-lunge distance, make an invitation by step forward, jump forward or half lunge and if your partner attacks, parry Neuvieme and riposte direct
  2. From step-lunge distance and low hand position, make a feint with a step forward and:
    • Attack direct if your partner does not react
    • Attack by disengage if your partner takes a parry of Quarte or Circular Sixte
    • Parry Neuvieme and riposte direct if your partner attacks with a Beat Direct
  3. Bind, Croise, Envelopment
  4. Froissement direct attack with lunge

Describe:

  1. Your understanding of distance, timing and speed in fencing
  2. Counter-Time
  3. Ceding and Opposition Parries

End.