The bullets must be made if a uniform substance, lead or similar soft material such as lead alloy.
The pointed end of the instrument used in archery, that punctures the target.
Movement or series of movements by which a fencer tries to score a point against his/her opponent.
Part of the weapon that extends from the guard.
The competition in which the object is to score 15 points before the opponent. A bout is the nine minutes long, with one break at the three- and six- minute marks.
To plan out oversee the movement, development, or details.
An easy gait of a horse (between a trot and a gallop in speed) where, in the course of each stride, three legs are off the ground at once.
To hit the wall of the track or otherwise come off the sled or out of the track.
A kick going horizontal at an angle without your toes straight up.
In relay events, 8 bullets are carried in each clip. Upon entering the range, the biathlete must deposit the extra three rounds in a cup at their shooting point before commencing to shoot. The five rounds from the clip are used to hit five targets, if more rounds are needed, the extra, declared rounds may be hand loaded and used.
In jumping, a general term for a horseís refusal, run-out, resistance, turning in a circle or deviating from course.
Kick low than high.
An Olympic equestrian event where each horse must perform a series of movements testing the riderís control of the horse and a panel of judges award points.
A red/green light indicates a point or blade has landed in a valid target area; a white light indicates a point that lands at a spot outside the valid target area. No point is awarded for an off-target hit.
Position taken immediately before a bout begins.
Developed from the dueling weapons of European noblemen; same length as foil, but heavier, weighing approximately 27 1/8oz., with a larger hand guard and thicker blade.