[Ansteorra] Rita update

Donita Len Schubert SCHUBERT_DONITA_LEN at Lilly.com
Sun Sep 25 07:00:35 PDT 2005

But, my goodness, would the list babes have to don swimwear?
Isn't period swimwear's main ingredient, er....um.....skin?
Might attract new fighters........

"davidjhughes.tx at netzero.net" <davidjhughes.tx
Sent by: ansteorra-bounces+schubert_donita_len=lilly.com at ansteorra.org
09/23/2005 12:09 PM
Please respond to "Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc."

        To:     ansteorra at ansteorra.org
        Subject:        Re: [Ansteorra] Rita update

Stefan li Rous wrote:

> On Sep 22, 2005, at 5:39 PM, Baronman at aol.com wrote:
>> I may have to scuba dive for my armor in order to fight or change  my 
>> to begger.
>> Bors
> Hey, there you go! A new tournament style. Underwater armored combat.  A 
mix of the medieval and modern world! Compared to regular scuba  diving, 
you wouldn't need a weight belt. Sure would change some SCA  fighting 
styles, though. That extra water resistance would sure slow  things down. 
Might give a big advantage to spears over swords or even  maces.

Short thrusting spears, or thrusting swords like the gladius iberius would 
be my recommendation, longer weapons would suffer a real penalty in 
lateral or rotary movement.

> And no three or four hour courts, since your air wouldn't last that 

With tanks, sure, but some of the new rebreather setups have impressive 

David Gallowglass

> :-)
> Stefan
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