RE: [CFML] Re: Digest Number 746

Discussion in 'Discussion Archive' started by Sean Hayes, Jul 3, 2004.

  1. Sean Hayes

    Sean Hayes Guest

    Jeff wrote:
    >Interestingly, I was talking to a fellow who'd trained
    >& been certified in France, who pointed out that his
    >teachers considered a the action a "coupe."


    A coupe or cut-over necessarily involves a change of line and ends with a
    straight thrust. A flick may or may not involve a change of line and seldo=
    m
    ends with a straight thrust - the whole idea is to get that big bend in the
    blade.

    Whatever one thinks of the flick, good or bad, it is not a coupe.


    Sean Hayes
    Maestro d=B9armi
    Northwest Academy of Arms



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