Foil Fencing Study sheet

Foil Fencing Study - Foil Fencing Study sheet Terms Advance to move forward in the guard position Attack an attempt to hit the opponent Beat a

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Foil Fencing Study sheet Terms: Advance - to move forward in the guard position Attack - an attempt to hit the opponent Beat - a sharp tap against the opponents blade to clear the way for an offensive hit Change of engagement - the act of going from one line to engage the blade in another Cut over - a simple attack that is made by lifting the blade over the opponent’s blade to hit in the opposite line Disengage - a simple attack that is made by leaving the line of engagement to hit in another Engagement - the contact of two opposing blades Feint - a pretend attack that is made by a menacing extension of the foil arm. It is made preparatory to an attack in order to draw a response Feeble- the flexible or point third of the blade Lines - the 4 theoretical areas of the target: upper inside (4) upper outside(6) lower inside (7) and lower outside(8) Lunge- an extension of the guard position made in order to reach the opponent On guard - the basic ready position in fencing Parry - the defensive action that deflects the attackers blade Right of way - the right to attack. It goes to the fencer who first extends his arm or
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This note was uploaded on 08/13/2011 for the course KIN 2301 taught by Professor Saenz during the Spring '11 term at Texas Pan American.

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Foil Fencing Study - Foil Fencing Study sheet Terms Advance to move forward in the guard position Attack an attempt to hit the opponent Beat a

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