[Northkeep] [Fwd: <Cadet's Corner> no more side sword for now.]
faolanmacfarland at cox.net
Mon Jan 10 06:17:46 PST 2005
figured this would interest a few.
> From: bespeuren at aol.com
> Date: 2005/01/09 Sun PM 11:34:55 EST
> To: rapiercadet at yahoogroups.com
> CC: cadetscorner at yahoogroups.com
> Subject: <Cadet's Corner> no more side sword for now.
> I saw this on Rapiernet and thought that for those of you that do this you
> might need it if you are not already on there.
> Greetings everyone in this new year,
> My apologies for sitting on this as much as I have. Seems
> that the typical rumor mill is at work and I blame myself
> for delaying in a rough task. So here's the official word.
> Effective immediately, at the direction of the Society
> Earl Marshal, the side sword experiment is halted. This
> means that, until further notice, side sword is not
> allowed as a martial activity in the SCA.
> I would like to take this time to evaluate all of
> the current information that we have on this
> experiment, the numbers involved and level
> of attention in the various kingdoms. I'll be
> working to go over the current rules and see
> where they may need updating based on the
> feedback from these past two years of
> I'm looking for constructive commentary, both
> positive and negative, on your experiences
> with side sword combat. The potential is
> still there to continue with this variation of
> combat that has so many strong supporters.
> But to do so will require forward looking and
> positive efforts.
> Please pass this information on to your various
> local lists.
> Baron Aedan Aylwyn, Provost Society Rapier Marshal
> Email: rapier (at) sca.org
> * * Longum iter est per praecepta, breve et efficax per exempla * *
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