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FOUNDATIONS OF ARMOURED COMBAT RESUMES THIS SUNDAY!

With our warriors returning from Rowany Festival, the Foundations of Armoured Combat Course will resume this Sunday (3rd of April) with our first practical training session. Anyone can come along, pick up a sword and learn the arts of medieval warfare.

We will revise the basic guard and stance, along with the warmup motion. A direct cut and ear to ear cut will be covered, along will shield defence against these cuts. Suitable for beginners, all equipment provided.

WHEN: Begins 3rd April 2016 at 1.00pm (classes run for an hour)

WHERE: Ainslie Scout Hall, Cnr of Ebden & Hassall Streets, Ainslie, ACT

COST: $20 for the entire course, free for paid students from the 2015 course.
Non-Members will need to pay $5 per session for insurance purposes (Membership options available)

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Ultimate Fighter 19th of April

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Congratulations to Mark Ottignon, first place in the fifth Ultimate Fighter tournament (weapons of choice) and first place in the Politarchopolis Ultimate Fighter Series. He has won the first of two places to the UFS finals to be held in a month at Great Northern War (in Brisbane). Huzzah!

 

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Congratulations to Aonghus MacGreigor, second place in the fifth Ultimate Fighter tournament (weapons of choice) and second place in the Politarchopolis Ultimate Fighter Series. He has won the second of two places to the UFS finals to be held in a month at Great Northern War (in Brisbane). Huzzah!
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Interview with the Baronial Heavy Champion 2014

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Great starts for Foundations of Combat and Beginner’s Rapier

Last Sunday saw the Barony’s Foundations of Combat Intake 1 class and Beginner’s Rapier class kick off for 2015.

It was wonderful to see both classes so well attended.  We hope all participants have a brilliant time building their skills.  Next Sunday sees an Ultimate Fighter Tournament prior to class so feel free to come along early and watch the Barony’s more experienced fighters and fencers take the tournament field!  Opens at 10.

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Learn the Arts of Medieval Combat!

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Few activities can match the colour, romance, and excitement of the medieval tournament of chivalry. Knights and Squires, Lords and Ladies compete with one another in displays of prowess and honour.

The Beginner’s Combat Course aims to introduce the fundamental principles and techniques of tournament combat, construction of swords and shields along with some of the etiquette and culture of SCA tournaments.

The next course begins Wednesday 19 February 2013  lejla in armour

Venue – Ainslie Scout Hall, corner of Ebden St and Hassall St, AINSLIE.

Cost $20+ weekly Insurance $5 or SCA membership.

Classes are at 6:30pm on Wednesdays with a repeat class Sunday at 2:30pm

All equipment is supplied

 

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