This is a lesson that I did for Dori at practice today.
- From the invitation in 3rd, straight thrust, closure with the dagger in low fouth
- From the engagement in 3rd, disengagement
- Same thing, but instructor parries low 4th with the dagger. Â After trying a couple of different options, we ended with Dori passing forward and doing a glide with the dagger.
- From the engagement in 3rd, glide
- From the invitation to the inside high line, parry 4th with the dagger riposte in 3rd hand position with the sword
- Same thing. instructor counter parries the riposte with the dagger in low 4th. Â Second touch with the dagger by glide while passing forward.
- Same thing. instructor may or may not do the counter parry. Â Either way, student recovers forward to make the second touch with the dagger
- In time, attempt a blade seizure in 3rd, instructor disengages, switch to a blade seizure in 3rd with the dagger and pass to the outside low line.
- Same thing, second touch with dagger
- Same thing, but the instructor parries low 4th. Â to block the first touch. Â We played around with it a bit and found that while I couldn’t get in a good touch with my rapier at this point, I could pretty easily get a touch with my dagger as she was passing in. Â We ended up settling on having her do a transport to 1st with the dagger during the touch which blocked my dagger sufficiently. Â The dagger touch ended up in about the same place the first hit did but arrived after my dagger parry.
- From the invitation in 3rd, three straight thrusts, end of lesson.
For action 10, we came back and tried it from a same handed perspective. Â If I block her attack with my dagger in low 4th, the transport doesn’t really make sense and it’s easier for her to just make the dagger touch on a glide. Â However, if do a dagger parry of second the transport worked pretty well.
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