A sudden thrust or pass, as with a sword.
An attack in which the fencer moves the front leg quickly forward while the back leg remains stationary and straightens out.
A weight transfer to a bent leg with the other leg extended
An attacking move in which the fencer moves front leg forward and keeps back leg planted.
the act of moving forward suddenly
make a thrusting forward movement
a strong attack
One of the two basic fencing postures. The lunge is made to deliver an attack against an opponent who is out of arm's reach.
moving forward to make an attack while able to return to on guard.
A position often used to prepare for a pivot, with one foot well in front of the other and taking most of the weight with the knee bent.
The classical way to deliver an attack. An action of the legs as distinct from the DEVELOPMENT which is an action consisting of the extension of the arm followed by the action of the legs.
an attack that involves the extension of the forward leg
a method of getting closer to an opponent with acceleration to make an attack and while maintaining balance and making it possible for a rapid recovery to On Guard
Most common attacking technique, in which the fencer launches themselves at their opponent by pushing off from their back leg (which generally remains stationary).
The basic attack in fencing where a fencer closes the distance between foes by moving the front leg forward while the back leg remains stationary and straightens out.
A long step forward with the front foot.
an attack made by extending the rear leg and landing on the bent front leg.
An attack made by pushing off from the back leg and landing on a bent front leg.
A connecting move whose position is that of a lunge in fencing, in which one leg is bent at the knee and the other leg is extended to the rear, with the foot of the extended leg dragged behind on the ice.
The lunge is the fundamental offensive fencing technique used with all three fencing weapons: foil, Ã©pÃ©e and sabre. It is common to all contemporary fencing styles.