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Posted by on February 1, 2016

We had a great time learning about fencing in gym this past week.  We learned a lot about the basic moves and weapons of the sport.  We had the opportunity to try out different weapons, and wear the proper clothing used in fencing.  DSC02696

Advance–The ‘advance’ is the basic forward movement. The front foot moves first

Advance Lunge–An advance followed immediately by a lunge.

Retreat–The basic backwards movement.

Allez–French for “go”, command used to commence action in a match

Attack–The initial offensive action made by extending the sword arm and continuously threatening the valid target of the opponent.

Épéé–A fencing weapon with triangular cross-section blade and a large bell guard

Foil–A fencing weapon with rectangular cross-section blade and a small bell guard

Sabre–A fencing weapon with a flat blade and knuckle guard

Thanks to the PAC for funding this great opportunity!

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