Archive for March 2013

Defending the Gate 2013   10 comments

Sooooo… how was yours?

Posted March 31, 2013 by Wistric in Events

Melee Pedagogy   10 comments

Given the slew of nigh-contiguous rapier melee events promised by the coming weeks and my stated desire to increase both the quality and retention of Scholars in the ARA, I have taken to teaching a short, basic class to recently auth’ed fencers at each melee event I attend. As an unfortunate incident involving a sickle […]

Posted March 27, 2013 by Ruairc in Melee

Atlantian Rapier Champions Practice   29 comments

Two Saturdays back some 25-30 fencers gathered, of their own volition, in 40 degree weather with a 15 degree wind chill, to push each other to their top game. It was a great time. The practice served a nominal and a secondary purpose: First, to train our fighters for champions fight settings with high pressure, […]

Posted March 11, 2013 by Wistric in Events