2795Re: [E_Rapier] Re: Rapier Fighting @ Trillies
- May 29, 2013no no, I mean that in rapier, for the purpose of counting blows are we
using the rapier standard (linen shirt) or is it armour as worn. Thus, if I
am wearing chain and a helmet as part of my Viking portrayal, do I get the
benefits while I'm fighting or only for the check in when my appearance is
On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 1:06 PM, Yvonne <tamlin_01@...> wrote:
> I Got this one! I'm sponsoring it after all..
> > > *1) By the Book*: Cut and Thrust. The fencers are to be armed and
> > > armoured in accordance with a single period and place, with
> concessions to
> > > safety equipment. The fencer must also fence in a style that matches
> > > garb and weaponry, if possible; with the new weapon rules I assume
> that I
> > > might see a Viking and/or a Norman on the list. As the combatants are
> > > likely to those qualified to be judges, victory will be determined by
> > > ballot of the combatants of the tournament.
> > >
> > If we are armoured in accordance with a persona, is it Armour as worn or
> > rapier standard (i.e. linen shirt)?
> As much as I would like to employ the light armour standard used by AnTir,
> its a no go..All amour is to be SCA legal first and formost..It should
> LOOK, the culture and style you are fighitng in..examples, if you declair
> your period/ manual to be viking you would be dressed with leg wraps,
> appropriate bjornsbourg- ish or Roos(sp) attire..If you declare you are
> fighting Italian or German, your clothes should appear the period that
> styel was fought in...Capish?
> Jocelyn ( who needs to find garb judges, cause she knows swordplay and not
> Yahoo! Groups Links
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
- << Previous post in topic Next post in topic >>