Sabre Grade 7

Demonstrate: (with coach or partner)

While following your partner’s steps forward and backward:

  1. Maintain step-lunge distance with your arm straight and point in line; as your partner attempts to step forward to beat the blade and parry, lunge and make a compound attack with the point
  2. With the point in line, move away from your partner’s Balestra Steps preparation and deceive the attempt to beat and parry with a compound Derobement
  3. Maintain distance and as your partner begins a Balestra Steps Preparation, beat attack to head with a lunge using a circular beat
  4. Maintain distance and when your partner makes a compound attack with a step lunge, defend using successive parries with direct riposte

From a stationary position:

  1. Remise, Reprise, Redoublement
  2. Compound attacks beginning with point in line and ending with a cut
  3. Circular Parries

Describe:

  1. ‘Open Eyes’ actions
  2. Feint Parries
  3. False preparations
  4. Electric sabre recording apparatus
  5. Fencer’s electrical equipment
  6. Testing the equipment before the start of a fight

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