stddly at SHSU.edu
Mon Oct 14 21:57:59 PDT 1996
Heilsa Gnith and all other fighters (heavy) out there...
Kief here...in his guise as Marshal at Large.
>Hmm, here's another point for discussion -- How small of a knee wing can you
>safely get away with? I'd like to minimize my knee wings & wrap the edges w.
>tubing so they won't cut thru my bracae.
><swhite at onr.com>
Kingdom of Ansteorra _Complete Participant's Handbook_ 1995 Edition
Page 16 Section 3, G, Knee Protection:
"The kneecaps (including 1 inch above and 1 inch below) on both knees, as well
as both sides of the knee joint, are required to be covered as follows:
1. Knee armor will be constructed of rigid materials and will be
backed by a minimum of 3/8 inch of closed cell foam (or the
No "wings" are required at all. As long as the cap and sides of the knee are
covered (by sides I would advise all the way back to the tendons behind the
knee) you are in good shape as concerns the rules. Remember, though, that these
rules set forth _minimum_ standards...safety is not guaranteed by the minimum
standards in all possible situations.
"Better the Hammer than the nail..."
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