Compound counter-riposte drill.

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Setup: patient stands on guard in terza, agent out of measure in terza.

Step 1:

1) Agent steps into measure, stringering the Patient on the inside in quarta. 2) Patient disengages, and attacks, lunging in seconda.

Step 2:

1) Agent steps into measure, stringering the Patient on the inside in quarta. 2) Patient disengages, and attacks, lunging in seconda. 3) Agent parries in seconda, and ripostes

Step 3

1) Agent steps into measure, stringering the Patient on the inside in quarta. 2) Patient disengages, and feints, extending in seconda. 3) Agent parries in seconda, 4) Patient disengages to quarta and lunges, striking the agent.

Step 4

1) Agent steps into measure, stringering the Patient on the inside in quarta. 2) Patient disengages, and feints, extending in seconda. 3) Agent parries in seconda, 4) Patient disengages to quarta and lunges 5) Agent parries in quarta and ripostes.

Step 5

1) Agent steps into measure, stringering the Patient on the inside in quarta. 2) Patient disengages, and feints, extending in seconda. 3) Agent parries in seconda, 4) Patient disengages to quarta and lunges 5) Agent parries in quarta and ripostes. 6) Patient recovers and parries in quarta, and ripostes


Step 6

1) Agent steps into measure, stringering the Patient on the inside in quarta. 2) Patient disengages, and feints, extending in seconda. 3) Agent parries in seconda, 4) Patient disengages to quarta and lunges 5) Agent parries in quarta and feints. 6) Patient recovers and parries in quarta, 7) Agent disengages and strikes

Step 7

1) Agent steps into measure, stringering the Patient on the inside in quarta. 2) Patient disengages, and feints, extending in seconda. 3) Agent parries in seconda, 4) Patient disengages to quarta and lunges 5) Agent parries in quarta and feints. 6) Patient recovers and parries in quarta, 7) Agent disengages and strikes 8) Patient parries in seconda and ripostes

Step 8

1) Agent steps into measure, stringering the Patient on the inside in quarta. 2) Patient disengages, and feints, extending in seconda. 3) Agent parries in seconda, 4) Patient disengages to quarta and lunges 5) Agent parries in quarta and feints. 6) Patient recovers and parries in quarta, 7) Agent disengages and strikes in seconda 8) Patient parries in seconda and ripostes 9) Agent recovers, parries in seconda, and ripostes

Step 9

1) Agent steps into measure, stringering the Patient on the inside in quarta. 2) Patient disengages, and feints, extending in seconda. 3) Agent parries in seconda, 4) Patient disengages to quarta and lunges 5) Agent parries in quarta and feints. 6) Patient recovers and parries in quarta, 7) Agent disengages and strikes in seconda 8) Patient parries in seconda and feints 9) Agent recovers, parries in seconda, 10) Patient disengages and strikes in quarta (the compound counter riposte).

Then repeat on the other side: agent stringers in seconda, etc...

With practice, these become flowdrills, with each participant repeating: feint by disengage, disengage, parry, parry; feint by disengage, disengage, parry, parry.