ARN - to the touch!

Gail P. Taylor gtaylor at
Thu Apr 15 09:23:42 PDT 1999

We're not usually described as such, though there are people who play to the
touch, or who will agree to call to that level if you want to fight to the

We're usually labelled with, "Positive pressure".  With a poke, if we're touched
with the amount of force that would put a 2 inch bend in a number 5 FL foil,
we're supposed to call it.  Some have developed a higher calibration level with
time.  Others might feel that the blade came in "slappy" and never poked into
their bodies.


mbhite at wrote:

> Greetings,
> Ansteorra is  a  touch kingdom right? ....yet, at events and practices I
> still hear "that was to light."  anyone want to comment on this?  Just
> something to think about.
> May we meet on the field as friends,
> Marquet de la Heyt
> Student to Don Donovan
> Shire of Adlersruhe, Ansteorra
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