Sabre Grade 2

Demonstrate: (with coach or partner)

While following your partner’s steps forward and backward:

  1. Maintain correct lunging distance
  2. Maintain correct distances and Cut to Head, Flank and Chest without a lunge
  3. Maintain correct distance and each time your partner pauses Cut to Head, Flank and Chest with a full lunge
  4. Each time your partner Attacks with a lunge to Head, Flank or Chest, Parry Tierce, Quarte or Quinte with a Direct Riposte

From a stationary position:

  1. Direct and Indirect hits with the point
  2. Successive Cuts to Cheek, Head, Flank and Chest using various combinations
  3. Indirect Cuts to Head, Flank and Chest


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