Archive for the ‘In Worthy Pursuit’ Category

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

21 Oct
2014

What are you working on?

There is a fighter whom I shall call Fitz. Fitz is a figment of my own imagination, however Fitz’s story [&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

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

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

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


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