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 Fencing Grade 2 - 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 (see Skills:Guards)

  2. Engagements in Sixte, Quarte, Septime and Octave - Changes of Engagements - Pressures

  3. Disengage Attack with a lunge on partner's pressure from

    1. Engagement in Sixte

    2. Engagement in Quarte

  4. Circular Parry of -

    1. Sixte with Direct Riposte

    2. Quarte with Direct Riposte




  1. Courteous and respectful behaviour and fencers "Pledges of Honour" (cf. Rules:t.114, t.116, t.120)

  2. Parts of the Foil

  3. Dimensions of the Piste (see Rules:The Field of Play)