Epee Lesson June 26, 2009

by Kevin | July 17th, 2009

This lesson was given to an advanced epee student. This was our second lesson together and lasted about an hour. We are still getting to know each other and working out what we need to focus on.

  1. From Instructor’s invitation in 6th, straight thrust to the body
  2. From Instructor’s invitation in 2nd straight thrust to the elbow
  3. From Instructor’s invitation in 2nd straight thrust to the wrist
  4. From Instructor’s Blade in Line, angulation to the bottom of the wrist
  5. In time, on Instructor’s attempted engagement in 4th, disengagement to the wrist
  6. In time, on Instructor’s attempted engagement in 6, disengagement to the elbow
  7. In time, on Instructor’s attempted engagement in 6, disengagement to the wrist
  8. In time, from instructor’s change of engagement from 6 to 4, disengagement to the wrist
  9. In time, from instructor’s change of engagement from 6 to 4, disengagement to the wrist, with mobility
  10. In time, from instructor’s change of engagement from 6 to 4, disengagement to the wrist, with fleche
  11. From instructor’s blade in line, beat in 4, direct to wrist with lunge
  12. From instructor’s blade in line, beat in 3, direct to wrist with lunge
  13. From instructor’s blade in line, beat in 5th, direct to bottom of the wrist with lunge
  14. From instructor’s blade in line, beat in 4, direct to wrist with advance
  15. From instructor’s blade in line, beat in 3, direct to wrist with advance
  16. From instructor’s blade in line, beat in 5th, direct to bottom of the wrist with advance
  17. In sequence, from instructor’s blade in line, beat 4, beat 3 or beat 5, direct to wrist with advance
  18. In sequence, from instructor’s blade in line, beat 4, beat 3 or beat 5, direct to wrist with advance, with mobility
  19. From instructor’s on guard, beat in 4 with advance, disengagement to the body with a lunge
  20. From instructor’s on guard, beat in 4 with advance, disengagement to the body with a lunge, with mobility
  21. From instructor’s on guard, beat in 4 with advance, disengagement to the body with a fleche
  22. From instructor’s on guard, beat in 4 with advance, disengagement to the body with a fleche, with mobility
  23. Wrist angulation drill
  24. Three straight thrusts

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I am a fencing coach at Davis Fencing Academy, the Epee coach for the UC Davis Fencing Club, and an historical fencer. I hold a Provost at Arms certificate from the San Jose State Fencing Masters Program.

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