BAF Level 4 (Prevot)

Unless the examination question specifically asks the candidate to teach, the award is primarily concerned with a candidate’s ability to coach strokes within a limited group or subject. The candidate should be of sufficient standard to give exercises, which form the basis for developing and improving a fencer’s theoretical and tactical ability. In contrast to Levels 2 and 3, the lessons (class and individual) should have an under lying theme of one or more of the following topics:





Rhythm / Changes of Cadence

Continuity Hitting

Competitive situations

Simple and/or Compound Reaction

What supporting documentation is there available?

– A syllabus and list of questions

– Key Coaching Points for all of the weapons

– Guide to Teaching and Coaching Tactics

– A Glossary of Terminology

– Foreign Language equivalents of English Terminology