Glossary

Don’t worry too much about this information at first. This is just a small list of words you might hear and what they mean. There’s a much more comprehensive SCA glossary on the SCA website. These are just a few words to get you past your first practice.   Golden Rapier The Order of the … [Read more…]

Learning

  This guide contains a list of recommended books and online articles for those interested in exploring the world of period rapier combat. For a more complete list of resources and websites concerning period combat techniques please visit the Historic Combat Resource guide available on the SCA’s website: www.sca.org./officers/arts/histcombat.html.   This guide was written, and … [Read more…]

Teaching

  The editors would like to thank Lady Elysabeth (Lissa) Underhill for collecting and organizing many of the resources presented here. If you have material or links that should appear on this page, please submit them here. An Introduction to Teaching Rapier in the SCA (by Lord Lorenzo Gorla) Hosted by Tadcaster Militia Publishing (scroll … [Read more…]

Forms

Useful Forms MOL form for recording a “Round Robin” tourney MOL form for recording a “Double Elimination” tourney Tournament Report Cards

On Being a Marshal in Charge

On a non-substantive note, the word is spelled “marshallate.” We are “marshals.” “Martial” is an adjective. Or a Saint. Sorry, pet peeve. Go home and read the rules. Over and over again. Read the EK rules and the Society rules. Start double-checking on the enforcement of the rules at your practice. Get your people used … [Read more…]