Armband – L1 & L2 – Yellow

Yellow Armband Level 1
A progamme for beginners on Wednesdays (ages 14-17; 18+) and Thursdays (Ages 18+).  Learn the basics of Foil 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:
Footwork:
step forward, step backward, lunge, combinations

Technical Elements:
grip, on guard position, defence in 4 & 6, engage in 4 & 6, simple offence, immediate riposte

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

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

Testing:
Testing for the Yellow Armband in Foil 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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