Re: [Authentic_SCA] Re: [Fwd: [EK] The Historic Combat Series at Pennsic XXXII]
- At 09:39 PM 8/1/2003 +0000, you wrote:
> Should we banI'll give you another scenario. I use an active parry, I reach out with my
>bucklers? Sure, some folks might just parry with them, but you never
>know, next thing you know, folks will be punching with them at full
>force below the belt.
>We're all adults here, and if someone fails to act like one, they
>should be suspended from fighting.
buckler (12" steel) to catch my opponents blade while it is in the guard
position. I use it only against the weapon, but how soon before someone
decides that I *could* decide to use it against my opponent's body. We're
making contingency plans against problems that don't exist, or things that
aren't problems in anyone's mind but the paranoid.
Artillery lends dignity to what might otherwise be a vulgar brawl
Its like I always say, you get more with a kind word and a two-by-four then
with just a two-by-four - Marcus Cole