[Ansteorra] WMA/HEMA Open Singlestick Tournament, 02/18 Galveston (non-SCA)
therion at therionarms.com
Mon Dec 5 19:00:17 PST 2011
Western Martial Arts/Historical European Martial Arts: non-SCA, but may be
of interest to Ansteorran fighters and fencers -
Texas Assault 2012 Open Singlestick Tournament -- Galveston, Texas
February 18th 9:30am-4pm
The first open singlestick tournament in the Gulf Coast Area.
Sword and Stick enthusiasts can come together to compete in a friendly
tournament format. We are inviting Sport Fencers, Escrima/Kali Stick
Fighters, Western Martial Arts, Asian Martial Arts, SCA fighters/fencers,
and Stage Combatants.
The tournament will follow English country singlestick rules from the late
Weapons will be provided - 3/4" x 41" rattan with leather baskethilt.
The head is the only target. Offhand can check the opponents basket or
sword arm. Obvious blocking with the offhand will count as a hit. There
will be an afterblow rule - this means that within a fencing time, if the
counterattack lands, it will count as a double hit. This will encourage
fencers to defend themselves immediate after an attack. No grappling, no
Equipment will be provided to anyone who needs it (see website for
protective equipment requirements). Based on current numbers fencers are
guaranteed at least 6 bouts.
Sponsored by Purpleheart Armoury
For further information and registration, see:
texas.assault at sbcglobal.net
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