How do you train?

Discussion in 'General Weapons & Armour' started by Orkin, Jan 21, 2004.

  1. Galenas

    Galenas New Member

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    I belong to a Western Martial Arts group that studies 14 & 15th century masters. We strive to be historically accurate in the interpretations of the small amount of written material that is left from that time. Much time is spent on form and learning the concepts behind how a sword behaves.
    It is hard work that takes years to learn.
    If you want to get in there quick and learn some basic whacking techniques and get a great workout, not to mention the fun you'll have doing it, the SCA is the place to go.
     
  2. Mububban

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    Galenas, some of our re-enacting group's members are doing 15C stuff, utilising manuals etc. It looks like great fun, but as they're really striving for authenticity in every aspect ie proper fabrics and materials for costumes, hand stitching, highly accurate armour etc it's putting a lot of us whacking fans off joining :) One day though......
     
  3. slash

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    that seems like a reasonable way to train