Posts Tagged ‘improvement’

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

21 Oct
2013

Getting your head in the game

One of the comments that often comes up from people who have been in Crown is about the “head game”, [&hellip


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