[Coastal] Loch Sollier Chivalric Fighter Practice
jc at xephius.com
Wed Jul 23 15:21:49 PDT 2008
I would like to 2nd what Alden is saying... Everything holds true.
BTW Wissa. If you can't make a practice and need to have a backup
martial show up, just twist my arm. It just gives me another reason I
should truck on down...
We should talk about carpooling. I have a van, and Treon works with
me, so that makes three fighters that _should_ be going every Tuesday.
Peer pressure works.
On Jul 23, 2008, at 9:32 AM, Alden Drake wrote:
> 1. Do we want to move practice down to the Loch
> 2. Do we want to keep it at the same time?
> 1. I don't want to move the location. If it moves further south, I
> won't be likely to make it anymore as I'm coming down from Gate's
> Edge. It will become cost/time prohibitive for me at that point.
> I've been making more of an effort to come down to the Tuesday
> practice at UofH on a regular basis. What makes me more inclined to
> go to the Tuesday night practice are the knights who show up and
> 2. Tuesdays aren't the best night for me, but I can make it. My
> choice would be for Thursday, since I don't have to be totally awake
> at work on Friday, but I know that competes with another practice
> that most of the knights (teachers) who come out on Tuesday attend.
> If it moves to a Sunday practice, it will compete with Stargate's
> practice (as well as Gate's Edge, Shadowlands, and Raven's Fort),
> which will make it difficult for anyone who would like to practice
> more than once a week (which I'm hoping to do after the summer).
> I doubt there's a win-win solution, but I would recommend that if
> you want to try a Loch practice at a different time/location, run it
> in addition to the UofH practice to start and see what kind of
> participation it gets.
> Wissa Bear wrote:
>> Greeting to the Populace,
>> For a few months we have been talking about changing the Loch
>> Chivalric Fighter Practice. We currently hold our fighter practice
>> on Stargate Lands on Tuesday nights. The practice is often not
>> well atteneded, and when it is, there are mostly fighters from the
>> loch. There has been talk of moving the practice closer to where
>> more of the loch populace lives. There are two main reasons for
>> this that I see. One is that with practice closer to home, it will
>> make attending practice easiler and less expensive for our
>> members. The second reason is recruitment. We are not going to
>> add any members to our populace if our only public event is a
>> fighter practice held in stargate. Even stargate does not get
>> recruitment from this practice, and has started a Sunday practice
>> at Memorial Park. Also when we do get new memebers to our populace
>> meetings, we then tell them to get to fighter practice, its 30
>> miles away.
>> Next, the day of the week. People's lives are busier than ever. If
>> we move the practice to a local park, most likley we will be kicked
>> out by 10pm. That would get us all home at a decent hour (which
>> would be a nice change). Our other choice, would be to start a
>> practice on Sunday like stargate has done. For recuirtment we
>> would have more face time with the public, since more people use
>> the parks on weekends than weekdays. Also we wouldn't have as many
>> people running home from work, then having to rush out again that
>> evening for practice. The down side to moving the day its held if
>> that most of the current fighters have Tuesday night carved out of
>> their schedule for fighting. Also the other day I've mostly heard
>> suggested is Sunday, so getting home from events in a hurry would
>> be a new concern.
>> There are two questions to be answered:
>> 1. Do we want to move practice down to the Loch
>> 2. Do we want to keep it at the same time?
>> I'm currently activly seeking opinions on this issue. I know there
>> are opnions out there, I've heard some. Wissa
>> Loch Sollier Knight Marshall
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