Which way do you go when defending with your left hand against a #5 thrust?

 

The left vs. right defense against the #5 thrust can be confusing for those who are doing this for the first time. This post answers the question of which way to go.

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The fix is relatively easy.

Just step to the side you are holding the stick and you’re on the right track!

Defence against a #5 thrust with the right hand

The proper way to defend against a #5 thrust with the right hand.

Left stick defence against a #5 thrust.

If you’re holding the stick in your left hand and defending against a #5 thrust, step to the left!

Pretty simple, isn’t it?

I know that it’s easier said than done. Regardless of which hand you are holding the stick, you still have to read and react to your opponent’s tactics. This takes a fair bit of practice.

Now, you know which way to go!

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