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1131Re: [E_Rapier] Re: Practice in Guelph

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  • Anna B
    May 14, 2009
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      Agreed.  Drills *are* sexy.

      Tuesdays might be good, have to google and find out just how long it'd take to get from here to there, but 7 sounds reasonable enough..

      Thanks for the notice, oh wise and powerful KRM :)

      with tongue firmly in cheek,

      From: Eve Harris & David Stamper <evedave1@...>
      To: E_Rapier@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Thursday, May 14, 2009 7:48:25 AM
      Subject: RE: [E_Rapier] Re: Practice in Guelph




      From: E_Rapier@yahoogroup s.com [mailto:E_Rapier@yahoogroup s.com] On Behalf
      Of Paul Perreault
      Sent: May 14, 2009 2:52 AM
      To: E_Rapier@yahoogroup s.com
      Subject: [E_Rapier] Re: Practice in Guelph

      As it turns out, my night shift should be done by the end of next week, so I
      should be able to come out to a few of those practices starting in June. :)


      --- In E_Rapier@yahoogroup <mailto:E_Rapier% 40yahoogroups. com> s.com, "Eve
      Harris & David Stamper" <evedave1@.. .> wrote:
      > Greetings!
      > It looks like we will be moving outside for rapier practices in the Guelph
      > area. Practices will be held at my place, 444 Victoria Road N (Victoria
      > Woodlawn) starting at 7 pm on Tuesdays weather permitting. My unit # is
      > and my buzzer code is 74. We'll go until we basically run out of light.
      > Last night's practice in Guelph was awesome! Actually, I didn't actually
      > fence. Baron Hoskuld and I did 2 solid hours of drill on the first four
      > German longsword guards (Ochs, Pflug, Alber and vom Tag). I think drill is
      > something we don't do enough of in the SCA and I highly recommend it. I
      > drill isn't as sexy as actual fencing but by repeating the same motions
      > and over it helps build muscle memory allowing things to happen much more
      > naturally and instinctively. Drills will also help with things like point
      > control and calibration. I know there are a number of resources for rapier
      > drill online and I will try to post some in the near future.
      > So, I look forward to seeing people at the practices. If you know anybody
      > who is interested in coming out to the practices and has questions about
      > fencing please have them contact me.
      > Albrecht
      > KRM, Ealdormere

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