Yellow Armband – L1 & L2

Yellow Armband Level 1
A progamme for beginners on Wednesdays (ages 14-17; 18+) and Thursdays (ages18+).  Learn the basics of Sabre Fencing both on and off the piste.
Advance enrollment required; intake in September and January every year.

Yellow Armband Level 2
A progamme for those who have completed Yellow Armband Level 1. Continue skill development and introduction to refereeing.
Advance enrollment required;
Offered September and January every year.

Yellow Armband:
step forward, step backward, lunge, Backward lunge, combinations

Technical Elements:
grip, on guard position, simple offence (direct and indirect), first defensive triangle, immediate riposte (direct and indirect), defence using distance immediately followed by offence

valid target area, dimensions of piste, method of scoring a hit

corner judging, refereeing with the coach, identifying the actions executed

Testing for the Yellow Armband in Sabre Fencing is done at Phoenix’s Winnipeg facility at the end of every semester.  Taking the test is up to each individual; if you thinking of testing please consult your programme lead coach.

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