Posts Tagged ‘improvement’

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

14 Oct
2014

Winning: Practice

A few weeks ago, I was working with some of our new fighters.  While we were sparring, they seemed stressed [&hellip

23 Sep
2014

Opossum and Circumstance

I’ve recently found myself between jobs.  This gives me to time to do housework, fix my armor, work on side [&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

17 Jun
2014

Grounded: The Virtue of Humility

What does a person do to exhibit the Virtue of Humility? Looking back at people who play sports, it seems [&hellip

22 Apr
2014

Hope: The Principal Instrument

In the course of my studies, I frequently review and think about chivalric virtues. Which virtue is the greatest? That [&hellip

15 Apr
2014

To lighten a heavy load

I authorized rapier this year, in part because, as a member of the Queen’s guard, I felt it was my [&hellip

8 Apr
2014

Making Change

My first North Oaken War Maneuvers (a major melee event in my Kingdom) many years ago, was a place where [&hellip

4 Mar
2014

All Day All Knight

I always love the post event revels. I enjoy getting to talk to all my favorite people that I seldom [&hellip


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