Defenses for Coda Lunga Alta against a mandritto to the leg:
Pass forward with your right foot and parry by putting your Falso below your rotella; then deliver a Riverso to the opponent‘s forward leg.
Protect yourself by passing back with your right foot and thrusting from beneath your rotella into Guardia di Faccia.
Pass back with your left foot and make a Mandritto Fendente, ending in Porta di Ferro Stretta.
Make a great pass with your right foot to your opponent‘s left and make a Riverso Sgualembrato across his sword-arm; then make a Falso from below your rotella to the opponent‘s sword- hand.
Protect yourself by making a great pass back with your right foot and making a Riverso Spinto di Gamba Levata to the opponent‘s right temple.
Pass back with your left foot and thrust upward to the opponent‘s face from below your rotella, ending in Coda Lunga Stretta.