Armband – L3 – Orange

Orange Armband

A progamme for Intermediate fencers on Wednesdays (ages 14-17; 18+) and Thursdays (Ages 18+).  Take the building blocks learned in Yellow Armband Levels 1 & 2 of Foil Fencing and expand your actions on the piste and understanding of the rules.
Advance enrollment required; intake in September and January every year.

Orange Armband:
Footwork:
jump forward, jump backward, fleche

Technical Elements:
compound attacks, circular parries, octave parry, direct attack on preparation, counter ripostes

Preparations:
straight, engagement, body feint

Action Plan:
offensive and defensive actions executed on the above mentioned preparations

Rules:
conventions, role of the referee

Refereeing:
referee four bouts using the correct commands and describing the actions executed

Testing:
Testing for the Orange 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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