Posts Tagged ‘melee’

23 Aug
2018

But there is I in PIE

For whom do you fight? Do you fight for yourself? Or for something else? Tournaments provides an opportunity to gain [&hellip

19 Jan
2016

500 miles, 100 minutes, and 1 amazing event

A year before, Duke Edmund, Count Cellach,Wigthegn and several others from our kingdom went to a event in the East [&hellip

9 Sep
2015

Of Lozenges, Baronies and War

As a fighter, a large part of any event is going to be spent lumbering around a field. My theory [&hellip

18 Aug
2015

The 1st Goat Division

This year I became a member of an unexpected company, the MidRealm fighting 1st Goat Division.  This has already become [&hellip

14 Jul
2015

The Unbelt’s Battle

Being part of the Unbelted Champions team has been meant many things to me: from being the worst I ever [&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

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

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

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

27 Mar
2014

Across the Line

In years past, the Armored Ravine battle at Gulf Wars has been my least favorite melee.  Last year, it may [&hellip


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