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2855Ealdormere Academy of Defence: Call for Teachers / Class List

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  • Aaron Miedema
    Aug 28, 2013
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      Hello again.... the class list is taking shape. BUT, I still have class
      space available. So if you have something to teach (hands on or
      theoretical, come share it. Send me an email and I can fit you in.

      You don't have to be a veteran teacher. There are several new teachers on
      the roster. This is a good opportunity to get your feet wet. So dive in
      and get a soaker. =)

      What's on deck so far:

      *How to run a combat list *

      Lady Isabel Atwyll

      Location: Meeting Room

      Length: 1 hour.

      The class includes discussing various types of combat lists including the
      double elimination tree, round robins, and bear pits and how they apply to
      SCA combat. This class will also include different hints and tricks should
      problems arise and how to work with the marshals and heralds.

      *Melee Tactics and Theory *

      Raith and Tadic

      Location: Multi-Purpose Room



      Fighting with a partner, Fighting with more than one partner, movement in a
      melee line, common tasks on a melee line, different tactics and formations,
      and last but not least communication as part of a team.

      *Don't do what Joachim Doesn't does: the counterintuitive techniques of
      Joachim Meyer*

      Baron Giovanni d'Enzinas

      Location: Multi-Purpose Room

      Length: 1 hour

      Gear: Mask, Sword (ideally 36�)

      This class will explore several plays from the rapier techniques of Joachim
      Meyer that don't look like they should work based on standard fencing

      *A Brief Intellectual of History Italian Fencing: Theory, Problems, and

      Archibald Weatherford

      Location: Meeting Room

      Length: 2 hours.

      An introduction to the intellectual history of Italian swordplay and
      martial arts from Fiore Dei�Liberi to Francesco Alfieri. This course will
      examine the evolution of the different schools Italy and the development of
      instructional literature over the course of two and a half centuries.
      problems of historical method, translation, and interpretation will be
      addressed including: hermeneutics, post-structuralism, and

      *Introduction to Dobringer�s Longsword*


      Location: Multi-Purpose Room

      Length: 1 hour.

      Gear: Two handed Sword

      *Bolognese Sword and Buckler*

      THL Albrecht Stampfer

      Location: Multi-Purpose Room

      Length: Sword (Ideally 36�), Buckler


      Aaron Miedema, B.F.A., B.A., M.A.
      Historical Advisor for the Motion Picture *21 Brothers*
      http://www.21brothers.com/* Guiness Book of World Records* Holder for
      "Longest film shot in a single take."
      Author of *Bayonets and Blobsticks, The Canadian Experience of Close Combat
      1915-1918*, available from Legacy Books Press.

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