Lesson 54 – Decatur School of Arms
Fourth session with the Decatur School of Arms
- Advance Lunge
- Defense actions vs Counterattacks
- From the instructor’s engagement in fourth, disengagement (hand in second position) from the guard
- In time, as the instructor attempts to engage in fourth, disengagement from the guard
- In time, as the instructor attempts to engage in fourth, disengagement with a lunge
- From the student’s invitation in third, as the instructor attacks the leg, counterattack with a thrust to the face with a reassemblement, hand in second position.
- In time, as the instructor attempts to engage in fourth, disengagement with a lunge, student recovers back to guard, instructor attacks the leg, student counterattacks to the face with a reassemblement.
- From the student’s engagement in third, simple parry of fourth, riposte by glide
- Fencers alternate attacking with advance lunges, while the opponent uses distance and timing to make the attack fall short
- Fencer makes an attack to the foot, the opponent counterattacks with a reassemblement
- Fencer makes either an attack to the foot, or an attack to the body, opponent either counterattacks with a reassemblement or parries and ripostes.
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