Archive for July 2015

Associations in the SCA   4 comments

I’ve always found the teacher-student relationship(s) to be one of the more singular things about the SCA.  Like any “official” relationship, it should probably be given time to develop organically, with a lot of thought and consideration, before any real commitment is made.  While I am by no means an expert on the matter – […]

Posted July 28, 2015 by Toki Ima in Musings

Fencing Journal, 7/18   4 comments

I’ve secured a new job with evening hours, which means I won’t often make Thursday practices and will have to sharply cut back on my eventing. So these posts may end up being more about teaching than about fighting. Shape I did some one-on-one work with Andrew, one of my TSG students, on Sunday before […]

Posted July 27, 2015 by Ruairc in Journal

Guest Post: How to Train – Sir Christian   3 comments

[Our guest contributor this week is Sir Christian von Nuremberg, Knight and Provost of Atlantia] This is an individual sport – YOU are the one who has to learn how to fence – nobody can learn it for you. I fight the way I do in order to maximize my advantages and minimize my weaknesses. […]

Posted July 27, 2015 by Wistric in Musings

Discussing Tactics: Distributing experienced fighters   22 comments

The Warfare has had a lot of discussion recently on fighting individually, but precious little discussion on melee. I would like to start a weekly discussion where a scenario is given and we discuss the optimal ways to fight in that scenario. The Scenario: You are commanding a 5 man melee team. You have 2 experienced […]

Posted July 23, 2015 by Tassin in Melee

Miscellaneous Lessons   3 comments

It’s been a while since I last posted here. Among my distractions has been the spearheading of a local, non-SCA Italian Rapier HEMA program. Leading this effort has been enormously gratifying and enlightening, and will doubtless feature in much of my future content. In the spirit of warming up to regular posting, here are a […]

Posted July 11, 2015 by Ruairc in Musings