Posts Tagged ‘Combat’

5 Jun
2018

Lessons

At a recent fight practice, I asked a local unbelt for a few passes. He responded with something to the [&hellip

30 May
2018

A piece of the dream

I love tournaments, meeting your opponent face to face, and taking part in a mutual kinship of competition. This is [&hellip

4 Jun
2015

Tactical Youth Combat

Tactical Youth Combat and Mixed Adult-Youth Melees If you know a youth who enjoys padded weapon combat, or if you [&hellip

12 May
2015

Does fighting fix everything?

Growing up, I’m sure we all heard “fighting never solves anything”.  Yet, fighting is the staple of the SCA.  Our [&hellip

25 Mar
2015

Is Armored Combat Dying Out?

There is a question that seems to come up fairly frequently. Are we dying out? Are the number of Armored [&hellip

9 Dec
2014

Looking Good

Like most people a few years after they join the SCA, I decided I wanted my kit to look better. [&hellip

9 Sep
2014

Tournament Of Chivalry

I used to dread TOCs. Some years ago, I skipped a lot of them. Before I get into how I [&hellip

15 Jul
2014

The Future of Honorable Combat

What makes our sport different than nearly every other martial art is that it is the recipient who must call [&hellip

8 Jul
2014

Getting too old for this…

I was recently out with some friends at lunch, and the World Cup soccer games were on all the mega [&hellip

24 Jun
2014

Canvas

When I think back to the most fun scenarios I’ve ever fought on a melee field, I find myself sifting [&hellip


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