Posts Tagged ‘tournament’

4 Jun
2019

Longswords vs Zweihanders

Recently I was asked what seems like a simple question. Do period sword techniques translate for swords around (48 inches) [&hellip

23 May
2019

Always be a Unicorn…

The road to crown is a turbulent one, but this time the roles are reversed. It’s very different looking in from the other side

12 Jun
2018

Paying the Prize

At a North Oaken War maneuvers very early early in my SCA career, my third event, there was a torch [&hellip

3 May
2017

Be it known to all

Over the years, the number of people competing in Crown Tournament has gotten a lot smaller compared to days of [&hellip

3 Feb
2016

Head Space For Rent

I was recently asked if: “Is there anything you did to get more comfortable with tournaments, like dealing with anxiety.” [&hellip

28 May
2015

Why Fight in Crown?

Crown Tournament has grown to become one of my favorite events, if not my favorite event, on the event calendar. [&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

3 Sep
2014

What are people saying: about you?

Renown (Name Fame or Word Fame) is perhaps the currency of everyone in the SCA (and maybe in life as [&hellip

26 Aug
2014

Winning Renown

Everyone wants to be a winner,  After all winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing. In our culture, we have [&hellip

25 Feb
2014

The greatest fighter among us

I recently returned home from one of the largest tournament events in my Kingdom. The fighting was more intense than [&hellip


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