Fencing 1

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703SDC1 Z 1 30/K Czech winter

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Class of stage fencing, that offers fencing art in a romantic spirit and theatrical stylization. This form of fighting cannot fully replace the time period realism, it must be sufficiently believable and safe. It teaches to perform practical, training fencing, with a basic time period point - stab and cut. It creates and develops basic fencing skills - spiritual and motional.

The 1st to the 6th class - feet movement.

Clash - starting position.

Ready position - basic position.

Basic - forward, backward, leaping over and back, flash, run.

Combination - forward thrust, jump thrust, connected thrust

Preparation - step over, step back (feet are crossing with movement offensive and defensive).

Special - with theatrical movement - rehearsed movement of trunk and limbs, preserving the movement of the time period.

The 4th to the 10th class - positions of arming with a weapon.

Streh, line, line in angle, challenge.

Attacking actions - attack.

Retaliate - the action of a fencer who covers the foe?s attack, and odbodle, or odsekl.

Counter-retaliation - action of a fencer who covers an attackers retaliation and performs odbod or odsek.

Defensive actions - covering, backing, escaping, and uhyb.

Recommended or required reading

Plch, Pavel. Historický šerm. SPN Praha, 1981

Plch, Pavel. Scénický boj, šerm kordem. SPN Praha, 1989

Plch, Pavel. Historický šerm, šerm mečem.

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Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

room 8
po dohodě s vyučujícím

Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Mon 17:30–19:00 Karel BASÁK po dohodě s vyučujícím

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