It is not good to rest in guard with the arm tucked in, because it does not cover the measure well in which I am found; it is equally not good for seeking measure, because the point of the sword is too far from the body of the adversary. — Ridolfo CapoFerro
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.