In this class we explore the nature of offensive provocations, in particular the feint. Students move through how to make feints with both thrusts and cuts and the important qualities for both success and safety.
In this class we explore a second kind of offensive provocation: the Attack to Miss. Students learn foundational types of attack to miss followed by a lesson on how to integrate them into multi-deception actions.
In this class we explore a third kind of offensive provocation: attacking the sword hand. Students move through different kinds of attacks to the hand as well as different footwork and their connection to follow-on techniques and their context.
In this class we explore the last kind of offensive provocation: earnest attack. Students move throught different kind of follow-on actions after an earnest attack. At the end, Devon invites some vonlunteers to build a play with techniques practiced during the month.