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!
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.