Re: Rapier Fighting @ Trillies
- Fighting...the idea is to look and play the part.
--- In E_Rapier@yahoogroups.com, John Enzinas <jenzinas@...> wrote:
> no 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
> > the
> > > > 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
> > also
> > > > 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
> > garb).
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