What is riposte?

Riposte

In fencing, the riposte (French for "retort") is an offensive action with the intent of hitting one's opponent, made by the fencer who has just parried an attack.

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Riposte - Etymology
... has right of way and may immediately attack with a riposte ... The riposte may be direct, or may include compound footwork ... If the riposte is delayed, the original attacker's remise gains priority ...
Fightback
... La Riposte (English The Fightback) is the name of Marxist newspapers in France and Quebec La Riposte (France) La Riposte (Qu├ębec) ...
Remise (fencing)
... which did not initially succeed (remise of the riposte, for example, is a riposte that initially missed but hit in a continuation) ... arm extended or make a quick second cut to attempt to catch their opponent's arm during their riposte ... a hit was reduced from 0.75 seconds to 0.25 seconds, so a fast remise can 'time out' a slow riposte ...
La Riposte
... La Riposte is the name of a Marxist organisation in France which is affiliated with the International Marxist Tendency ... La Riposte is run by members of the French Communist Party (PCF) and the Young Communists, and puts forward a Trotskyist programme ... prior to the 34th congress of the PCF in 2008, La Riposte supported an alternative document titled Renforcer le PCF, renouer avec le marxisme which received the support of 5419 or ...
Riposte (fencing) - R
... This is distinguished from a remise, reprise, or riposte by being a NEW action ... and sabre, a reprise does not have right of way over a direct riposte ... In foil and sabre, a remise does not have right of way over a direct riposte ...

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